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The Kenya Clinical Officers Association(KCOA)

ABOUT US

  • Kenya Clinical Officers’ Association was established and registered on 9th July 1981 to promote the welfare of the members and advocate for the professional development through training and advocacy. The association has a membership of over 7000. About 3000 are in public sector and 4000 are in private sector.
    Clinical officers are key stakeholders in the provision of healthcare in Kenya and the region. They form the backbone of healthcare provision especially in the rural area where 80 percent of Kenyans lives. They provide the clinical services at the primary to the tertiary health care levels. The clinical officers are the first healthcare worker to see and manage patients according to whether they are for referral, consultation, admission to the ward, or treatment as outpatients.
  • KCOA is the decision-making body which administers all administrative and governance affairs of the Association accordance with the Constitution, it’s the overall organ responsible for day to day running of the Association

Commitees

KCOA has five thematic standing committee charged with specific responsibilities that helps to that run most of the KCOA activities

Structure of the organization

  • National Executive committee
  • Executive officials
  • Branch official’s
  • Provincial Secretary
  • Subbranch officials
    : Front office Secretary
    : Co-option
    : Working Committees

MOTTO

Service to uphold total health

OUR MISSION

To continuously add great value to Clinical Officers of all generations in Kenya and beyond

OUR VISION

A model corporate professional society adequately empowering its members all-round.

KCOA COMMITTEES AND THEIR ROLES

 A)STRUCTURAL, LEGAL & STRATEGIC PLAN

1) Secretariat enhancement( Members’ registration,Identification documents, Office infrastructure etc)

2) Administration(HR management, Leadership meetings, General meetings, Elections etc) support.

3) Legal, Ethical, Disciplinary & Historical injustices.

4) Management of KCOA annual calendar of events

5) KCOA constitution review & implementation

6) Development of KCOA 5 years strategic plan.

7) Liaison n diplomatic relations with all key stakeholders (COC, KUCO etc)

8) General policy on growth n development of KCOA

9) Income generation activities & methods

10) Development of the committee’s proposed operating budget.

B)TRAINING,CAPACITY BUILDING & PUBLICITY

1) Website enhancement, management & publicity

2) Professional Indemnity & development

3) Scientific conferences & Symposiums Management

4) Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points management

5) Academic advancement & curricula development

6) Leadership & Technical update training

7) Relaunch & management of professional journal n magazine & Research promotion

8) Team building, Community services & National Events

9) Income generation activities & methods.

10) Development of this committee’s proposed operation budget

C) SOCIAL AFFAIRS,ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT & INVESTMENTS

1) Benevolent(Act of kindness) kitty

2) Send off (Bereavement) services

3) Pension support(fund) sensitization

4) Investment (Collective & individual)

5) Entrepreneurship (Medical & Non-Medical)

6) Pool procurement & pool marketing of products & services.

7) Property ownership (mainly land plots & homes)

8) COs’ Employment Reference Bureau

9) Income generation activities & methods.

10) Development of this committee’s proposed operation budget

D) RESOURCES MOBILIZATION & MANAGEMENT

1) Financial sourcing & pooling

2) Income generation activities & products innovation

3) Liaison with financial institutions, partners & donors

4) Membership subscriptions(Check off & Mpesa) management

5) Sub-branches(Counties) bank accounts opening fast-tracking.

6) Resources consolidation

7) Expenditure control

8) Annual budget development

9) Networking & Recruitment of all COs in private institutions & NGOs

10) Development of this committee’s proposed operation budget.

E) MONITORING & EVALUATION, EXPANSION & SUSTAINABILITY

1) Monitoring & Evaluation (Performance Audit)

2) Internal financial audit

3) Massive new membership recruitment

4) KCOA counties leadership sensitization & advocacy

5) National membership mobilization

6) Students’ associate membership initiation

7) Emeritus(Senior citizens) membership

8) College & post- college professional induction

9) Income generation activities & methods

10) Development of a proposed operation budget for this committee.

 

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