About Us

Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies (MEDS) is a Christian not-for-profit organisation registered as a Trust of the ecumenical partnership of the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) and Christian Health Association of Kenya (CHAK).

Our Vision: A faith based organisation leading in promoting healthy lives.

Our Mission Statement: To provide quality and affordable Health Products and Technologies, Quality Assurance and Health Advisory Services.

Core Values In pursuit of the above vision and mission, MEDS and its stakeholders are guided by appropriate core values. These values ensure relevance to our stakeholders.

    Available courses

    Resource mobilization refers to all activities involved in securing new and additional resources for your organization. It also involves making better use of, and maximizing, existing resources. This training seeks to provide an overview of the wide range of resource mobilization strategies that organizations employ to ensure adequate and sustainable resources. Rather than being a training focused specifically on fundraising campaigns or on deep skills building around a particular approach such…
    In any industry, financial management involves handling routine financial operations, such as negotiating contracts, making cash available for expenses such as payroll, and maintaining a cash cushion for unexpected costs.The primary role of financial management in healthcare organizations is to manage money and risk in a way that helps to achieve the financial goals of the organization. Evaluation and planning: Involves evaluating the financial effectiveness and overall operations of the health…
    Jump start your journey to your next leadership role. Unleash your leadership potential. Leadership and management courses offer resources for both new and seasoned leaders to become more adept at developingemployees, inspiring and guiding teams, managing change, and effectively influencing stakeholders across an organization. At the end of the program, you will be equipped with specific tools, techniques and skills to be a more reflective leader and to mobilize others more effectively. With ne…
    • Facilitator: Carol Maina
    • Facilitator: David Muchina
    Health commodities directly affect the quality of services, quality of life of patients and their caregivers. Supply and affordability of commodities is essential to success of healthcare goals. This course will expose you to the finer details of health commodity management. It will enable you to create seamless procedures and policies that ensure timely delivery of commodities as well as the frameworks involved in selection, procurement, distribution and use of these commodities. You will lear…
    • Facilitator: Nelson Mandela
    Category: Public Health
    Infection, prevention and control (IPC) is an evidence based approach to preventing harm that can be caused by infection. It seeks to learn from experience and thus prevent avoidable harm to patients and care givers. This is even more so important during this time of COVID-19 where our management of patients and healthcare workers determines the mortality and morbidity of the population. In this course you will learn what causes infection, proper hand hygiene techniques, how to clean, disinfect…
    • Facilitator: Faith Kithinji
    Category: Public Health
    The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a communicable respiratory disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus that causes illness in humans. Health workers are central to the COVID-19 pandemic response, balancing additional service delivery needs while preserving access to essential health services and deploying COVID-19 vaccines. They also face higher risks of infection in their efforts to protect the greater community and are exposed to hazards such as psychological distress, fatigue an…
    Quality standards are an integral part of the quality system. They are designed to help laboratories meet regulatory requirements, including local health regulations, and monitor laboratory functions, thereby ensuring laboratory safety and consistency of performance.A QMS provides a set of essential building blocks that help the lab fulfill predetermined quality objectives. A QMS manages the interacting processes and resources needed to provide value and realize results for laboratory customers…
    The rational use of medicines requires that patients receive medications appropriate to their clinical needs, in doses that meet their own individual requirements for an adequate period of time, and at the lowest cost to them and their community. This course will take you through the development of clinical guidelines, how each member of the clinical team has a role to play in rational use of medicines, establishment of medicine and therapeutics committees and the importance of national essenti…
    • Facilitator: Isaac Mulwa
    Pharmacovigilance (PV) relates directly to drug safety. It is the science of collection, detection, assessment, monitoring, and prevention of adverse effects with pharmaceutical products. In this course you will learn the steps and requirements for carrying out pharmacovigilance, you will differentiate between side effects, adverse effects and adverse events, the various parties involved in PV and their roles and data management. Pharmacovigilance is a great part of phase four and post marketin…
    As a healthcare professional you come across patients needing additional support during their time with you. This is especially so during this time of the COVID-19 pandemic. This course is designed to give to practical skills to apply with your interaction with other healthcare workers, patients and their families as well as understand the basics of Counseling. This course will give the confidence to create a safe space for easy communication, train you to listen actively and provide appropriat…

    ICT Security Awareness Sensitization.