About Us

Who we are

DHARC operationalized at JKUAT plays a crucial role in providing the evidence necessary for operationalizing Kenya’s national HIS blueprint, while supporting wide-scale implementation of interoperable solutions based on its policies and protocols


To excel in the training of Health Records & Information Management professionals for the country’s development needs.


The principle objective of the centre is to create an environment for sharing knowledge and experiences around innovative digital health tools for interoperability.

Core Values

  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Dynamism
  • Accountability
  • Integrity

DHARC Development

Why choose us

The interoperability DHARC center, provides operators and developers of eHealth systems as well as processes with a powerful state-of-the-art infrastructure for testing the quality, interoperability, networking, security, scalability and optimization of electronic health systems even the before first practical use and launch onto the market with-in the healthcare sector. This has been attributed by DHARC being an open source software development environment for;


Indulging with HIS experts to share industry experience and collaborate with the students.


Developing and supporting open source software, and platforms that help third party software.


Optimizing customization of training content for in person and online mentorship training.


Working with industry players in various sectors with the health domain.

Our achievements


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Trained County health officers
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Trained Students
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Bootcamps and Hackathons
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Bootcamp Products

Upcoming events

Digital End to End Report Launch

A report on assessing the use of digital tools for COVID-19 management in the country was unveiled. August 5, 2021, in Nairobi. Dr. Amoth receives the report from Prof. Karanja…

Utilization of Digital Tools to enhance COVID-19 and TB Testing and Linkages to care among Boda- Boda Riders in the Nairobi Metropolis Project

Boda-Boda Project Dr. Patrick Amoth receives findings of the study from Prof. Simon Karanja (2nd left). Looking on Prof. Joseph Mathu Ndung’u (right) and Principal COHES, Dr. Reuben Thuo (left).…

JKUAT Maps Diagnostic Testing Services in Kisumu, Nyeri for UHC -Diagnostic Network Optimization

JKUAT Maps Diagnostic Testing Services in Kisumu, Nyeri for UHC Enhancing Key Diagnostic Services in Kenya for universal health care The JKUAT-DHARC team on 5th July 2022, Launched the UHC…