The Participants of the Research Grants Opportunities Discussion



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The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, Public Health club joined the rest of the world in observing World Hepatitis Day, which happens annually on 28th July.

Led by Dr. Olewe, the club organized an awareness talk on Hepatitis with two speakers from the University.



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College of Health Sciences
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The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, Public Health club joined the rest of the world in observing World Hepatitis Day, which happens annually on 28th July.

Led by Dr. Olewe, the club organized an awareness talk on Hepatitis with two speakers from the University.

The talk targeted medical students with the hope that they would aid in disseminating the information to the community.



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College of Health Sciences
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University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences Principal Prof. Isaac Kibwage and Kenyatta National Hospital CEO Lily Koros exchange signed copies of KNH and UoN specialists' duties and responsibilities at the Boma Hotel.



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From left Collins Owek PRIME –K Manager, Wycliffe Ndege, PRIME-K Admin, Library staff, second last Librarian and lastly Dr.Julius Oyugi (Aim 3 Lead, PRIME-K)

The University of Maryland Baltimore supported the procurement of reference books on research thematic areas: 



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Library - College of Health Sciences
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Group photo: Second Critical Appraisal of Research Proposals (CARP) training from 20th to 24th July, 2015 at Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was opened by Prof. Loice Gathece (seated third right), Dean, School of Dental Sciences on behalf of the Principal, CHS NACOSTI was represented by Dr. Simon Langat (seated fifth right)



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Silver Springs Hotel
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The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences Library received a donation of journals from the German Regional Embassy in Nairobi on 29th July, 2015.



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CHS Library
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Leadership Built, Lessons Learnt and Partnerships Created towards an AIDS Free Generation

Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage leading the plenary session



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Harare – Zimbabwe
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Members follow proceedings during the education day at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS).

The University of Nairobi Pension Scheme Board of Trustees continue to educate members of the scheme on the benefits of investing and planning for retirement.



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University of Nairobi, CHSS
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The University of Nairobi will host the first Nairobi Innovation Week on August 5-7, 2015.



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University of Nairobi
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The celebrations were graced by Mr. Raouf Mazou, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. (UNHCR) Country Representative.



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University of Nairobi
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The discussions come in the wake of rising insecurity incidences in the country and the university as well.

 



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Main Campus Taifa Hall
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The School of Medicine, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, Unit of Clinical Infectious Disease and the Infectious Diseases Society of Kenya held a two Symposium dubbed “Infectious Disease Symposium 2015”. The Symposium whose theme is Antimicrobial use and resistance in Eastern Africa was held at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi.
Symposium tracks highlighted during the two day event were as follows:



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Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi.
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Aerobic dance is a form of physical exercise with rythimical routine that combines cardio vascular, muscular strength and endurance exercises as well as flexibility segments. The benefits of aerobics are therefore holistic in nature.



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University of Nairobi Sports Grounds
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On 3rd June 2015, College of Health Sciences held an event to opening of University of Nairobi HIV capacity building fellowship at the university’s Central Catering Unit hall.



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Central Catering Unit, University of Nairobi
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The Board of Trustees of the University of Nairobi Pension Scheme 2007 conducted members’ education at the College of Health Sciences on Tuesday.



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College of Health Sciences, Lecture Theater III
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Participants register for the 3rd International Scientific Conference at CHS

The 3rd International Scientific Conference kicked off on Wednesday at the University of Nairobi’s Kenyatta National Hospital Campus.



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College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi
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CHS Interschools 4 by 100 metres women competition.

The event was held on 9th May, 2015 at Kenya Science Campus. The disciplines of competition were soccer, badminton, darts, basketball, chess, table-tennis, scrabble, athletics and swimming.

Inter-Schools mode of competition was used. However Biochemistry fielded an independent soccer team, while Medical Laboratory Science and Technology (MLST) seeded some swimmers.



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Kenya Science Campus Sports Grounds
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The HIV and Pregnancy Intention (HAPI) study held a dissemination workshop at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi on April 30, 2015.



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Panafric Hotel, Nairobi
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Cancer is ranked third as a cause of death in Kenya, preceded by Infectious and Cardiovascular diseases. This was from a report on the Cancer Burden in the Country dated, 2010. On 8th of April 2015, the College of Health Sciences (CHS) in conjunction with Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) held a Symposium dubbed “Taking Cancer Care to the Next Level.”



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College of Health Sciences, Lecture Theater III
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On 28th February 2015, the College of Health Sciences undertook through its performance contract targets to carry an awareness activity aimed at reducing the prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse as well as mitigate HIV/AIDS infections. In attendance were College students and staff members of the University of Nairobi.



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College of Health Sciences, Lecture Theatre III
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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.



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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.



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Silver Springs Hotel Kampala, Uganda
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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
	

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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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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.



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Chiromo Campus, University of Nairobi
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University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences Library received a donation of journals from the German Regional Embassy in Nairobi on 29th July, 2015.



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Library, College of Health Sciences
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Participants go through the training. Looking on is the Head Librarian, Mr. George Nyalwal.



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E-Learning Center, College of Health Sciences
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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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Proceedings at the School of Medicine Board Meeting.



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Dept of Surgery board room
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KAVI Boardroom, College of Health Sciences
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Dr. C.K Onyambu, a senior lecturer in the department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Medicine,  is a recipient of the CARTA (Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa) PhD fellowship 2015 and is currently registering for the PhD program.



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The University of Nairobi, College of Health sciences is supporting through an outreach programme, the activities of Kenya Hemophilia Association. Some of these activities include leadership of the association, patient management and advocacy programs.



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College of Insurance
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Prof. Omondi Ogutu from the Department of Obstretics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi has been appointed as one of the members of the Joint International Society of Obstetric Medicine (ISOM) and International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (ISSHP) Global Health Committee.



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Nairobi,Kenya
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Following a collaborative initiative between UoN and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology has received donations worth Ksh 3 million to improve training in emergency obstetrics. This has been achieved through the efforts of Prof. Cheserem who is School of Medicine representative at the College of Health Sciences Multidiscplinary Skills lab. Present at this initial reception are the MEPI Aim 1 lead who covers establishment of the skills lab facilities and Linda representing Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.



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College of Health Sciences
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Prof Zahida Qureshi, Chairperson Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology attended the World Health Organization Odon Device Trial: Independent Scientific Advisory Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, 7-8 May 2015.



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Geneva, Switzerland
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(Dr. Wanyoike poses for a photo with colleagues at the conference)

Dr. Wanyoike Gichuhi from the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences- University of Nairobi attend the congress of the first Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (SEUD) in Paris, France.



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Paris, France
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This year’s Annual Medical Camp organized by the Muslim Student Association University of Nairobi (MSAUN), College of Health Sciences (CHS) Chapter was held in Trans-Nzoia Primary School in Kitale, Trans Nzoia County on 18th and 19th April 2015.



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Trans-Nzoia Primary School in Kitale, Trans Nzoia County
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(Principal Investigator, Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage gives opening remarks during the MEPI site meeting)



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College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi
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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.



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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.



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College of Health Sciences
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The MMed finalist just before their final clinical examination with Prof Jowi (front left) and Prof Obimbo (back right)

The department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Nairobi wishes to congratulate the foillowing 19 doctors who successfully completed their MMed (Paediatrics and Child Health)



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Nairobi
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A collaborative study conducted by the University of Nairobi and the University of Washington (UW), Department of Global Health was one of the featured projects at the UW website. This website features projects that are improving health in communities around the globe.

For more on this visit http://paediatrics.uonbi.ac.ke/node/add/site-news

 



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Nairobi
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Prof. Malek (Left) and Prof. El-Badawi (right) at the defense

The 2014/2015 B.Sc. Anatomy students defended their dissertations at the department of Human Anatomy. The candidates were;



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