This is further to an earlier communication from the Vice Chancellor in relation to the above matter.

 

As you are now aware, CESSP was established by the University of Nairobi vide Statute XXXV in 2005 but it had remained un-operational as its functions were being carried out by the University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Limited.

 

However, to reposition UNES on its original mandate and to better exploit emerging business opportunities it was resolved in 2014, to operationalize CESSP.



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The University has undertaken, through its Performance Contract targets to carry out activities aimed at reducing the prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse as well as mitigate HIV/AIDS Infections.

 

Accordingly, the University Health Services has organized sensitization activities on Saturday, 28th February 2015 from 8.00 am at Lecture Theatre III,

 

 HIV testing and counseling plus cervical cancer screening will be carried out.

 

Please attend.



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Principal investigators (PI's) from 12 African institutions funded under the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) program arrived in Nairobi on Sunday February 8, 2015 for the PI Council meeting hosted by the Principal of the College of Health Sciences, Prof Isaac O. Kibwage.



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College of Health Sciences
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The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi met with the College Academic Board Members on Friday 23rd January 2015. On his arrival he commissioned two new buses and planted a commemorative tree before making his way to lecture theater III to address the Board Members.



Location
College of Health Sciences, Lecture Theater III
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ARAA is an Association of Research Administrators in Africa (ARAA) whose goal is in enhancing the quality of research administration.



Location
Silver Springs Hotel Kampala, Uganda
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3rd International Scientific Conference: Research as a Driver for Science, Technology and Innovation for Health (10th – 12th June, 2015)



Location
College of Health Sciences
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Research and Programs Department in collaboration with Kenyatta National
Hospital and University of Nairobi Departments of General Surgery and
Orthopaedic are organizing a symposium on “Infection Control in Surgery to
Optimize Patient Outcomes”

The symposium will provide opportunity to share updates in  infection
control measures  following Colorectal Surgery, Hepatobilliary, Urology,
Orthopaedics, Plastic & Reconstruction, Neuro-Surgery, Opthalmology,
Cardiothocic, Spine, Hand, Foot  and Paediatric Surgery. In addition, there
	

Location
Lecture Theatre III UoN
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Seated Right: College Principal - Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage, Seated left: Director KAVIProf. Aggrey O. Anzala, Standing - College Registrar - Mr. Macharia Waigwi



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College of Health Sciences, Committee room
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The University of Nairobi wishes to inform all those students from the College of Health Sciences who qualified for the award of various degrees and diplomas at the end of last academic year (2013/2014) and members of the public, that the 52nd Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 5, 2014 commencing at 9.00 a.m. at the Chancellor’s Court next to Central Catering Unit, Main Campus.



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College of Health Sciences, Committee room
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INSET: The Principal-CHS, Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage addressing First year students.

The CHS first year registration exercise that commenced on 15th October 2014 successfully came to completion on Thursday 18th October 2014.



Location
Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi
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A group photo of the participants at Maanzoni Lodge garden, Machakos.



Location
Maanzoni Lodge, Machakos
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CHS Representatives: First Right: PRIME-K PI, Prof. James Kiarie, Second Right: CHS Principal, Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage.



Location
Maputo, Mozambique
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The College of Health Sciences successfully held its 2014/2015 Performance Contracting negotiations with the University of Nairobi's Performance Contracting Secretariat on 30/07/2014. The meeting was held at the Central Catering Unit - CCU, University of Nairobi.



Location
Central Catering Unit (CCU) - UoN
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Location
Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha
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The Office of the First Lady recently launched the Beyond Zero Foundation to help mothers and children survive and thrive.



Location
Kariobangi South Primary School
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Mr. Collins Owek (Program Manager-PRIMEK), Phoebe Josiah (Acting Director-KEMRI), Dr. Dismas Ongore (Director-SPH) and Prof. Anabwani (Botswana)

The workshop was attended by research administrators and PI’s from NIH, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Botswana, and Ghana amongst others. The purpose of the workshop included following:-



Location
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
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The Varsity Focus 2014 can be accessed here.

 

Click Here to download a copy.

 



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College of Health Sciences
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The University’s attention is drawn to an SMS from 20133 that is circulating to students and members of staff informing that classes have been cancelled on July 7, 2014.

This is to inform all students and members of staff that academic programmes and all other activities at the University of Nairobi are proceeding normally.



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University of Nairobi
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The 7th FASU, 2014 Mascot. The event aims to project Kenya as a pillar of sports in Africa.

The 7th Federation of African University Games (FASU) 2014 has been officially launched. The launching was done at the University of Nairobi’s Chancellor’s Court early this morning.  



Location
Chancellor’s Court
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Prof. Peter M. F. Mbithi, the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Administration & Finance (3rd Right) taken through the CRMIS computer verification process by ICT Officials



Location
Central Exam Center, Chiromo
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UoN Vice Chancellor, Prof. Magoha giving his speech to the staff members. The meeting was meant to strategize on additional ways of further bonding the work relationship between staff members.

Click to watch videos



Location
Millennium Hall
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University of Nairobi ICT members of staff during the tree planting event in Chiromo Campus.

 

More tree planting galleries plus videos attached.



Location
Chiromo
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University of Nairobi prospective students during the 5th Open Day event held at the Great Court- Main Campus.



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Great Court- Main Campus
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Our guests, prospective high school students, in a past open day function at the University of Nairobi Main Campus.  

The 5th University of Nairobi Open Day is scheduled for May 8th - 10th, 2014 at the Great Court, Main Campus.  This will be the fifth time the event is being held since the concept was pioneered in 2008 to create an open forum of interaction between the University and its clients.



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Great Court- Main Campus
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University of Nairobi Student Google Ambassadors pausing for a photo outside Taifa Hall

Google Africa team performed their prestigious Africa Connected event at the University of Nairobi’s Taifa Hall this morning. The event is an initiative by Google and partners to promote the value of the web in the lives of the people of Africa by sharing success stories powered by the web.



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Taifa Hall
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The college of health Sciences Librarian Mr. George Nyalwal took Masters Students through CHS Library Orientation on 23/9/2014.

The students were given tour of the library and instructed on how to access the following:



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Library Resource Center, College of Health Sciences
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Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana, ambala India.

MM Univeristy in Undia met the Chair Department of Paediatric Dentistry to discuss colaboration among the Universities 

http://www.mmumullana.org/

 



Location
Main Campus, University of Nairobi
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KAVI Boardroom, College of Health Sciences
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The department of Anaesthesia held the final symposium for the 2013/2014 academic year on the 10th of July at LT 1. The topics were mainly on cardiology and  anaesthesia for cardiac and vascular surgery.



Location
LT 1, College of Health Sciences
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The Kenya Society for Anaesthesiologists and the University of Nairobi Paediatric Anaesthesia  Fellowship Programme held a one day symposium on Paediatric and Neonatal  Anaesthesia.



Location
The Nairobi Hospital Lecture Theatre
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The Department of Human Pathology, Haematology and Blood Transfusion Unit has over the years given technical assistance the National Blood Transfusion Service with the objective of promoting blood safety and increasing blood supply.

During the period of April to November 2014 the department with support of CDC though Global Communities undertook the following activities for KNBTS



Location
Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service
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Warfen the distributors of IL laboratory equipment has donated a state of the art haemostasis machine ‘Elite Pro’ to the Department of Human Pathology.



Location
Human Pathology Department, College of Health Sciences
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Prof. Eleanor Fish, a researcher and expert immuno-molecular biologist from the University of Toronto, Canada, gave a scholarly state of the art lecture on Ebola on Tuesday 2nd December 2014 which was organized by the Department of Human Pathology.



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College of Health Sciences
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As in previous years, the Department of Human Pathology facilitated and participated in this year’s KMLTTB registration examinations which were held on 17th - 21st November 2014.



Location
College of Health Sciences
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The STARS project is an initiative of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) that aims to develop effective support mechanisms and professional development training to early career researchers and academics at African universities. It is intended that ACU will be able to offer a robust, high quality series of online training to universities across the developing world. The training content will be published under a creative commons license so that universities can adapt and embed the material within their own professional development offerings.


Location
College of Health Sciences Library-Resource Center
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The first level 4 skills day in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology was conducted on 6th and 7th February 2015. Students were taken through ten (10) obstetrics and (10) gynecology skills under the leadership of the chairperson, Prof. Zahida Qureshi, Prof Eunice Cheserem, Dr. Rose Kosgei and Dr. Alfred Osoti.

Some of the skills covered included;



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College of Health Sciences
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College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi
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Prof Zahida Qureshi, Chairperson Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology attended a WHO meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, 22-23 January 2015 on Maternal Near-Miss Approach and Quality of Care: Research and Implementation

The concept of “maternal near-miss,” indicating very severe maternal morbidity, has evolved during the past two decades.



Location
Istanbul, Turkey
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Human Reproduction Programme News, World Health Organization



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Geneva
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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology welcomed the new MBchB Level 4 students of Group B.

The students were welcome by the department chair Prof Qureshi Zahida and taken through the introduction process and teaching.



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Geneva
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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology held a farewell party for outgoing Associate Professor, Prof James Kiarie.

The event was Led by the Chairperson, Prof Qureshi Zahida and attended by the Department’s staff whom each got a chance to give Prof Kiarie a goodbye message.



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College of Health Sciences
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Dr. Rose Kosgei, a lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology took part in facilitation of the Operations Research (OR) course for eight days, 21st November to 28th November 2014.



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Ethiopia
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5th year Medicine students taking notes during the training.

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in collaboration with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) making it Happen Program and the Ministry of Health (MOH) conducted a hands-on, skills based training on emergency obstetric and neonatal care care for 272 newly qualified medical officer interns before service.



Location
College of Health Sciences
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Human reproduction remains a scientific field marked by continuous progress, remarkable advance and unique achievements.

ESHRE brought together experts from all over the World to discuss the most recent information, controversies and future directions in infertility care.



Location
Munich, Germany
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The Research Coordinators cataloguing the resources at the Resource Center



Location
Naivasha Simba Lodge
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UPC 411 Pharmaceutics  B.Pharm level IV on 12th January 2015

UPC 311 Pharmaceutics B.Pharm  level III on 14th January 2015

UPC 418 Pharmacy Law and Ethics  B.Pharm Level IV on 16th January 2015

UPC 315 Social and behavioural Pharmacy B.Pharm level III on 21st January 2015

UPC 415 Social and Administrative Pharmacy B.Pharm level IV on 21st January 2015



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College of Health Sciences
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A community outreach was carried out by MBCHB Level IV students rotating in Community Health on 15th August 2014 at Ndeiya Chiefs Camp and Rwacumari Primary school both in Ndeiya sub location both in Limuru District.



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Ndeiya Sub-Location
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Prof.Janet Lutale (extreme right) during departmental examiners meeting 

 

 

 

 

 



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Departmental laboratory renovations complete courtesy of PACT-CoE project.

 



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(Dr. Scot E3ggner)

Two visiting surgeons from the United States Drs. Scott Eggener and Bradley Erickson were special guests during the grand round session of the 26th February 2015.



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A visiting team of doctors with neurosurgical bias visited the department on 26th February, 2015 and gave lectures to the MMed neurosurgery students.



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