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Forms for Nomination of Examiners - Academic Year 2015/16

     Prof. Anzala awarding a certificate of completion to a course participant



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Department of Medical Microbiology
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Anti-bioterrorism Training

Department of Medical Microbiology, George Washington University and the Kenya Police Service organized an antibioterrorism course for participants drawn from various police formations.



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Kenya CID Police Training School, South C
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The Department's Curriculum Review Committee deliberation during a review of the syllabus for MSc. Medical Microbiology. From Left to right: Dr. Dufton Mwaengo, Ms. Susan Odera, Dr. Moses Masika, Dr. Anne Maina and Dr. Julius Otido



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Seminar Room, Department of Medical Microbiology
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Dr. Rose Kosgei's wedding.

Members of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology attended the wedding of one of their own Dr. Rose Kosgei.

The team presented gifts to the newly-wed couple and wished them a blessed marriage.



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Nairobi
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Meshack Juma in front of the congress venue the Palmeraie palace in Morocco.

Mr Meshack Juma, a chief technologist at the University of Nairobi, College of Health Science, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology attended the 17th International Union of Sexually Transmitted Infections (USTI) World Congress in Marrakesh Morocco.



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Marrakesh, Morocco
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From 3rd Left: Chairman Department of ObsGyn - Prof. Omondi Ogutu, Dean School of Medicine - Prof. Frederick Were, Seniour Lecturer ObsGyn, Dr. Onesmus Gachuno, Regional Advisor SSA at USAID Mr. Jason Porter.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Dr Johnstone Miheso, a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and specialist Urogynaecologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital, gives a talk on “evaluation and management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse” and “Urine incontinence-Approach in postmenopausal women” to post graduate students at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology classroom, University of Nairobi.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Professor Koigi Kamau, an associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, chairs a continuous medical education on “The role of Progesterone in early pregnancy: A critical analysis of the PROMISE trial” at the Hotel Serena, Nairobi.



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Serena Hotel, Nairobi
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department held an Obstetric Skills Seminar for Level IV MBchB students.

This is a simulated skills training meant to equip trained doctors with skills in labour monitoring, delivery and immediate neonatal care.



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Skills Lab II
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Dr. Anne Beatrice Kihara is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecology. She is the Chairperson of Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society for a second term now. She is also the Vice Chairman of African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (AFOG)
Follow this link for more details: http://www.kogs.or.ke/ board-of-governors/



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College of Health Sciences - UoN
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Dr Rose Kosgei who is a lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been elected as an executive board member to the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), representing Africa and Mediterranean region for a six-year term beginning November 2015.



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College of Health Sciences - UoN
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department
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Professor Omondi Ogutu, Chairman Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, has been appointed to the National Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) Committee.  



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College of Health Sciences
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Part 1 Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology students having a hands on training on assisted vaginal delivery. This training was conducted in the department class room in collaboration with Chakalimu Enterprises.



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College of Health Sciences
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Prof Qureshi attended a one day Master Training workshop on use of Kiwi cup vacuum delivery device for assisted vaginal delivery.



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College of Health Sciences
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Having been nominated by The Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecological society, Prof Qureshi was selected to receive a FIGO award in Recognition of Women Obstetricians/Gynaecologists at the XXI FIGO World Congress in Vancouver, Canada .She was one of 22 women gynaecologists from all over the world who received this prestigious award, which was presented by the FIGO president   PROF SIR SABARATNAM ARULKUMARAN.



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College of Health Sciences
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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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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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(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. Lily Nyamai performs cataract surgery on a patient.



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Wajir County
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Dr Aida, a postgraduate student, examining a patient during the exercise

Free eye testing clinic was held on 8th March 2016 in the college which saw a large number of members of the public get tested and offered free consultation.Been the world Glacoma week people were adviced on Risk Factors and treatmet of the disease.



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Wajir County
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Dr. Rashmi Kumar delivers a talk at the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) conference.

Dr. Rashmi Kumar was invited to give a talk at the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) conference.



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Nairobi
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Dr. Rashmi Kumar makes a presentation at the World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Society (WFICCS) conference in Seoul, Korea.

 



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Seoul, Korea
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The University of Nairobi will host the Annual MEPI /NEPI Symposium from 2nd-4th August, 2016 at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi Kenya. The theme of the conference will be *“Tackling Africa’s Health challenges: Promoting Health Professions’ Education, Practice, Research and Retention of Health Workers’’.

You are all welcome to attend this event.



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Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi
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Dr. Ahmed Laving, a lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health attended the the first Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatobiliary & Transplant Conference held at NIMS University in Jaipur, India in February 2016.

He attended the conference following an invitation to give a talk on "use of anti-emetics in acute gastroenteritis in children".



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Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi
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The Partnership for Health Research and Training in Kenya (P-HERT) is pleased to announce applications for a 2-year Research Capacity Building program.

P-HERT is a grant awarded to the University of Nairobi by the US National Institutes of Health.



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College of Health Sciences
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Prof. Wangari Kuria with Mmed Psychiatry students during the conference.

Update on Psychopharmacology conference was held at Boma Hotel in Nairobi on 9th - 10th October, 2015.



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Boma Hotel
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The Participants of the Research Grants Opportunities Discussion



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Boma Hotel
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Department of Surgery Chairman Prof. Peter Ndaguatha makes a presentation during the Annual Surgical Residents Forum held on 11th June, 2016.

The Annual Surgical Residents Forum was held at the University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) on 11th June, 2016 at Lecture Theatre III.



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LT III
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We congratulate Prof Peter A Odhiambo for his great job in tobacco control in Kenya. He is a Professor of Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery and a faculty member of the Department of Surgery of University of Nairobi (UoN). He has also in the past served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Dean of the School of Medicine. He is a distinguished member of the department and is popularly albeit informally known as PAO by students and faculty.



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LT III
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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre - UoN Chiromo campus
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The UoN Dept of Surgery conducts a Surgical Skills Workshop for final year MB ChB students every year as part of the students' training. Students are taught knot tying and stitching techniques. In this photo students are seen preactising what they have learnt.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC)- UoN Chiromo campus
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Langata Primary School in Nairobi
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Dr. Wakasiaka attends to a 4 years old fistula patient at Kisii level 5 Hospital.



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Prof. Robertson delivers her address during her visit to the School of Nursing Sciences.

Cheryl Robertson is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota. She is the West Congo Basin University Lead on the project “RESPOND Global Program for Outbreaks of Emergent Zoonotic Diseases” under the USAID Emerging Pandemic Threat Program.



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School of Nursing - CHS
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University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi visits the School of Nursing stand at the 6th UoN Open Day.

The School of Nursing Sciences was among the various exhibitors who showcased their products and services at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day.

The Open Day was held from 28th to 30th April, 2016 at the University of Nairobi's Great Court.



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Main Campus
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The Linked MNCH Aims lead Dr. Onesmus Gachuno opening the training, next to him is the PRONTO President, Dilys Walker.



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School of Nursing
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Ms. Hannah K. Inyama, Thematic Head – Midwifery/ Obstetric Nursing, SONS, CHS, participated in the ‘Regional Nurses & Midwives Consultative Meeting For The EAC Regional Nursing & Midwifery Harmonization’.



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club hotel, Nairobi
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Prof. Sinegugu Duma (L) during her visit to the School of Nursing Sciences.

Professor Sinegugu E. Duma of Division of Nursing and Midwifery School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape town, South Africa visited the School of Nursing Sciences from 22nd -26th February 2016.  



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SON Boardroom
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Nurses and midwives are critical and transformative frontline health care agents that comprise 70% of Human Resource for Health (HRH) in Kenya providing the bulk of health services in rural health facilities; they are the first line of contact with clients in provision of health services within low income and hardship settings. 



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School of Nursing Sciences - CHS
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School of Nursing Sciences - CHS
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BSc.N Class of 2015 students taking the Nurses’ Pledge.

More than 115 BSc.N Class of 2015 students were formally inducted into the noble nursing profession after taking the Nurses’ Pledge on Monday.

The graduands, who are expected to graduate on 4th December, 2015 took the Pledge, led by College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences Director, Prof. Grace Omoni.



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School of Nursing
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BSc.N Class of 2015 students pose for a photo at the school compound.

School of Nursing Sciences Director Prof. Grace Omoni has hailed BSc.N Class of 2015 students for their dedication in studies after they successfully completed the four-year course.



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School of Nursing
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Dr. Sabina Wakasiaka attends to a fistula patient at Kisii Level 5 Hospital. With her is a team of other health practitioners.

Each year, Dr. Wakasiaka participates in the fistula outreach team activities where women’s dignity is restored through fistula surgery for free.



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School of Nursing
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A group of 4th year Bachelor of Science Nursing students visited Karen Health Centre on 16th October, 2015.

The students were on a clinical rotation at the health facility, and were accompanied by their mentor Dr. Sabina Wakasiaka and senior nursing officers, Dr. Nderi and Nchogu.



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Karen Health Centre
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School of Nursing Sciences Director Prof.  Grace Moraa addressing first years during orientation at Millennium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus.

School of Nursing Sciences Director Prof. Omoni Grace Moraa congratulated and welcomed all first years admitted to the school for the 2016/2017 academic year.



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Chiromo Campus
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DRS PETER KARIMI AND SHITAL MARU ATTEND TOT TRAINING WORKSHOP BY UNFPA AND EAC REGIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ON PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN CAPACITY BUILDING IN KIGALI, RWANDA FROM 14TH JULY -24TH JULY 2016



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KIGALI, RWANDA
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Dr. Dismas Ongore delivers his address during the orientation of new students at EAKI.

School of Public Health Director, Dr. Dismas Ongore was among the people who addressed the first batch of students admitted at the East African Kidney Institute (EAKI).



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Dept of Surgery Boardroom
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Prof. Peter Odhiambo (center) holding the WHO award he received on behalf of the Tobacco Control Board Kenya in recognition of outstanding contribution to  tobacco control with Dr. Tom Olewe (2nd left), Mr. Gitali (2nd right) and students.



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LT III
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World No Tobacco Day Forum poster.

The World No Tobacco Day Forum will be held on 31/05/2016 at LT III from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.

Read more details here: World no tobacco day forum



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LT III
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Prof. Anne Karani makes a presentation during the workshop.

The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences (CHS) held a workshop on customer service on 23rd June, 2016.

The event which was held at CHS School of Medicine boardroom was aimed at sensitizing staff, mainly from Finance, Procurement and Audit Departments on how to ensure that they give satisfactory services to customers.



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SOM Boardroom
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Capacity building on corruption prevention, ethics and integrity workshop at CHS.

The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences (CHS) held a ethics and leadership sensitization workshop for the heads of departments/units and student leaders on 15th June, 2016.



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SOM Boardroom
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College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage (L)shares a light moment with one of the attendants of the workshop.

The University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences (CHS) held a sensitization workshop for the youth, women, and persons living with disability owned entreprises on 15th June, 2016.



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SOM Boardroom
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College of Health Sciences Principal Professor Isaac Kibwage delivers his address during the 1st KNH/UoN Complimentary and Alternative Medicines Symposium.

University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) Principal Prof. Isaac Kibwage says herbal medicine works and it should be used in the management of diseases.



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LT III
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Information Security Management System training session at the E-Learning Centre.

The College of Health Sciences ICT office conducted a training on Information Security Management System (ISMS) for its staff on 24th May, 2016.

The training which was held at the E-Learning Centre, Medical Library started at 8.30am and saw a total of 13 staff undergo the training.



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E-Learning Centre
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The University of Nairobi Prize Giving Day ceremony was held on May 20, 2016, saw students receive awards donated by 82 donors.Among the awards is the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi Trustee Fund which is in form of a gold medal to the best overall student in the University with the highest proficiency in both academic and extra-curricular activities. The awards went to Hussein Maimuna (2011/2012) and Victor Juma (2012/2013).



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Taifa Hall Main Campus
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University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi visits the School of Pharmacy stand during the official opening ceremony of the 6th UoN Open Day. Lookong on is College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage.

The College of Health Sciences is among the various exhibitors who are showcasing their products and services at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day that kicked off on Thursday.



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Main Campus
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University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi (2nd right) visits the School of Medicine stand during the official opening ceremony of the 6th Open Day. Looking on are College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage (left), Prof. Isaac Mbeche, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs (2nd left), Dr. Fred Otieno (3rd left), and Dr. Fred Sitati.



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Main Campus
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The Fountain of Knowledge at the University of Nairobi.

The University of University (UoN) is set to reopen next week.

A statement from the Academic Registrar announced the reopening dates for the institution on Thursday evening.



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Main Campus
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The 6th University of Nairobi Open Day poster.

The sixth University of Nairobi Open Day will be held from 28th to 30th April, 2016.

The event which will be held at the Great Court under the theme: “Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Industrial Growth”, will start at 9.30 a.m. 



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Main Campus
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A group photo of the University of Nairobi’s management and a team from UNICEF during the launch of the Nairobi Innovation Week 2016 roadmap.

The University of Nairobi officially launched the Nairobi Innovation Week roadmap on 8th April, 2016.

The event which was held at the Vice Chancellor’s parlor was graced by VC Prof. Peter Mbithi.



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Main Campus
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Pictured: Prof Ruth Nduati Giving a Presentation 

The school of Medicine School Board Meeting was held on Friday 1st April 2016 at 8:00 am In the Department  of Surgery Boardroom.



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School of Medicine Boardroom
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Pictured:Omare Elkana Nyang'ari MBChB Student voting

University of Nairobi (UoN) students are going to the ballot to elect new leaders of the Students Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) for the year 2016.



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School of Medicine Boardroom
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The University of Nairobi wishes to announce the reporting dates as follows:



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School of Medicine Boardroom
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The College HIV and Aids Control Unit Meeting was held onThursday 24 March 2016 at the School Public Health Boardroom.

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School of Medicine Boardroom
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The Fountain of Knowledge at the University of Nairobi.

The recent QS World University Rankings has placed the University of Nairobi (UoN) among the top 100 universities by Subject.

UoN was placed in the 51-100 category for Development studies meaning that Development Studies programmes offered at the institution meet the six performance indicators set by the assessing body.



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College of Health Sciences
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The Director of ICT Mr. Ibrahim Otieno takes participants through the introductory phase of the workshop at the ICT Center.

Members of the expanded College Academic Board from the College of Health Sciences met on March 17, 2016 at the ICT Centre for an introductory training on using the newly developed Research Grant Management Information System (RGMIS).



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ICT Center, Chiromo Campus
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A screenshot of the newly launched Online Application System.

Prospective students wishing to join the University of Nairobi will no longer have to fill manual application forms after the University automated the application process.

Applications for self-sponsored students will now be done through an online application system that was launched by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi on 14th March, 2016.



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College of Health Sciences
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The university provides free of charge non-contributory out-patient medical scheme to members of staff and their immediate family members as prescribed.



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University of Nairobi
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) held its annual collaborative research meeting from January 25th to 29th 2016 at the Mayfair Court Southern Sun in Nairobi.



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Mayfair Court Southern Sun Hotel, Nairobi
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Pictured: A group photo of staff who participated in the training.

ICT Officers at the College of Health Sciences (CHS) conducted ICT literacy training for all messengers, cleaners, drivers, security officers and SWA staff at the college.

More than 45 staff members attended the training that was conducted at the E-Learning Centre, Medical Library on 8th March, 2016 from 8.00am to 12.30pm.



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E-Learning Lab
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The 2016 Students Organization of Nairobi University (SONU) elections will be held on 1st April, 2016.

A statement from Prof. Paul Ndegwa, the SONU 2016 Electoral Commission Chairman said nomination date, nomination procedure and the date of commencement of official campaigns will be announced later.



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University of Nairobi, Main Campus
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Professor Martin Smith From the University of witwatersrand Johannesburg-Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Department of surgery. Making a presentation on safe Pancreas Surgery: The standard care for Pancreaticoduodenectomy. 

The 1ST International Congress of Kenyan Chapter of Europe-Africa Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association



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College of Health Sciences Lecture Theatre 2
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Mid-term review of the 2015/2016 performance contracts at the College of Health Sciences.

The mid-term evaluation of the College of Health Sciences (CHS) performance contract for the 2015/2016 financial year was carried out on 18th February, 2016, at the School of Medicine boardroom.

The exercise was conducted by the University of Nairobi’s Performance Contract Secretariat under the leadership of Mr. Leonard Musyoka.



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SOM Boardroom
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Universities Academic Staff Union elections shall be held on 17th March 2016.

The elections will be supervised by the Nairobi County Labour Officer and his team in compliance with the notice issued by the Registrar of Trade Unions and in accordance with UASU constitution. 



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SOM Boardroom
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CHS teaching staff being trained on Turnitin, at the E-Learning Center.

Close to 71 teaching staff at University of Nairobi’s College of Health Sciences were successfully trained on a web based anti-plagiarism software called Turnitin.



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CHS E-Learning Center
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The online room application for all 4th year, 2011 KCSE candidates has been slated for 15th February, 2015.

All the above group of students are advised to make the applications before 15th February, 2016 midnight, when the exercise will be closed. There will be no extension of the exercise after its closure.



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College of Health Sciences
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Left: Principal - CHS, Middle: Principal - CAVS, Right: Director KAVI - ICR



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College of Agriculture and Veterinary Services, Upper Kabete
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A group photo of the facilitators and participants of the fire safety and security sensitization for staff and students at the College of Health Sciences (CHS).

The University of Nairobi’s staff and students at the College of Health Sciences, Kenyatta Campus were Tuesday sensitized on fire safety and security.



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College of Health Sciences
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The Fountain of Knowledge at the University of Nairobi's Main Campus.

The University of Nairobi(UoN) has once again proved to be the best institution of higher learning in Kenya, after it scooped the 1st position in the just released January 2016 Webometrics ranking.

Also see: UoN makes it to top 900 universities in the world



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College of Health Sciences
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A group photo of  UoN Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi with  members of the EAC inspection team.



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College of Health Sciences
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Registration of 5th years at the College of Health Sciences (CHS).

The exercise took place at the School of Medicine's boardroom.

 

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College of Health Sciences
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College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage chairs special College Management Board Meeting at the School of Medicine Boardroom.

University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences Principal (CHS), Prof. Isaac Kibwage, has asked college staff to maintain the spirit of hard work in order to achieve the college’s set goals this year.  



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SoM Boardroom
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The University of Nairobi held its 54rd graduation ceremony on 4th December, 2015 at the institution’s graduation square.

The ceremony saw more than 8,861 graduands conferred with various degrees and diplomas.



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Graduation Square
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Students participate in a group discussion during the training



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College of Health Sciences, Department of Paediatrics
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University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi and University of South Alabama President Dr. Tony Waldrop signing MoU's.



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United States of America
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University of Nairobi Internal Quality Auditors toured the College of Health Sciences (CHS) on 30th November to conduct the 15th International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Internal Quality Audit for ISO 9001:2008.



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College of Health Sciences
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CHS acting Principal Prof. Patrick Ndavi plants a tree at Kanyariri farm.

University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) staff and students took part in a tree planting drive organized by the University in collaboration with Lions Club International – Muthaiga.



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College of Health Sciences
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Soccer players warming up before playing a match.

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) Sports Department offers an array of sports disciplines ranging from team sports, to individual sports. The intramural games include inter-level and inter-schools competitions.



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College of Health Sciences
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Two University of Nairobi (UoN) students have developed a new platform that connects like-minded people across the world depending on their interests.

Sidney Rema, a 3rd year Medical student and Phelix Juma, also a 3rd year Engineering student at UoN, are the brains behind the site called VoSpine.



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College of Health Sciences
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College of Education and External Studies Principal Prof. Isaac Jumba being shown around the University of Nairobi stand at the 2015 Nairobi International Trade Fair.

University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Science (CHS) was among hundreds of exhibitors at the just concluded 2015 Nairobi International Trade Fair.

The College had an opportunity to showcase how it is effectively uses technology to teach medical students through the Telemetry System.



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College of Health Sciences
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Left: Director School of Public Health, Dr. Dismas Ongore. Right: Principal - CHS, Prof. Isaac O.Kibwage



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Committee Room
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University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) will hold the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 24th October, 2015 at the Central Catering Unit building (CCU).

Top on the agenda during the AGM, will be the election of new office bearers, who include; Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Organizing Secretary, Deputy Organizing, Secretary, Treasurer, Deputy Treasurer, and Newsletter Editor.



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CCU, Main Campus
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A photo session for WWAMI delegation and their hosts from CHS.

A delegation from University of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI) visited the University of Nairobi (UoN) to share experiences towards implementation of decentralized Medical Education by both universities.



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College of Health Sciences
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College of Health Sciences Principal Prof. Isaac Kibwage chairs special college academic board meeting at the School of Medicine boardroom.

Members of the College of Health Sciences Academic Board held a special meeting on 23rd September, at the School of Medicine boardroom.

The meeting was chaired by college Principal Prof. Isaac Kibwage.



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College of Health Sciences
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University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences was privileged to host the 2015 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Africa Tour on 22nd September, 2015.

The event, which was held at CHS Lecture Theatre III, was sponsored by Excellence in Medical Education (EXCEMED) together with other partners.



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CHS Lecture Theater III
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Registration of fourth years at the School of Medicine boardroom on
21st September, 2015.

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College of Health Sciences
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University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) and Kenyatta National Hospital held a symposium to address the alcoholism menace in the country.

The symposium under the theme; Responding to the National Alcoholism Crisis was held on 11th September, 2015 at Lecture Theatre III.



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College of Health Sciences, Lecture III
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College of Health Sciences Principal Prof. Isaac Kibwage addressing first years during orientation at Millennium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus.

University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences (CHS) held orientation for newly admitted students for 2016/2017 academic year.



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Chiromo Campus
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) has made it to the list of top 900 universities in the world.

According to the latest QS World University Rankings, UoN was ranked position 701 out of 891 in a survey that considered 3,539 institutions of higher learning worldwide.

Also read:UoN maintains top position in the region



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College of Health Sciences
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College of Health Sciences Principal Prof. Isaac Kibwage oversees students’ registration exercise at Chiromo Campus.

University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) admitted more than 390 new students on day one of registration of first years for the 2016/2017 academic calendar.



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Chiromo Campus
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) is sponsoring its staff members and students to undertake free online courses at the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) in USA.



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College of Health Sciences
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University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences Environmental Sustainability Committee held a meeting on 8th September, 2015 to discuss the recent Environmental Sustainability audit at the College.



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School of Public Health boardroom
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Registration of second years at the School of Medicine boardroom on
7th September, 2015.

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School of Medicine boardroom
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The University of Nairobi held its 53rd graduation ceremony on 4th September, 2015 at the institution’s graduation square.



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UoN Graduation Square
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Nairobi County government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to benefit UoN’s medical students.



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UoN Main Campus
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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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UoN Main Campus
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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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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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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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In a move calculated to stir performance of colleges, units and members of staff, the university management has announced that it will reward well performing departments/ units with effect from 2013/2014 year.

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha presents signed copies of the performance contract to Prof. Isaac Kibwage, Principal, College of Health Sciences.



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College of Health Sciences
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P-HERT training session at the E-Learning Centre.

On Monday 13th June 2016, the College of Health sciences Library in collaboration with the Partnership for Health Research Training (P-HEART)in Kenya conducted a training on E-Resource and Search Strategy Training to Masters students in the Department of Paediatrics.

The main objective of the training was on developing a search strategy.



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CHS Library - E-Learning Centre
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Skype demo on SciFinder database session at the E-Learning centre.

The University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences (CHS) Library held a Skype demo on SciFinder database at the E-Learning centre on 02/06/2016.

Staff and students drawn mainly from the School of Pharmacy and other departments at CHS participated in the demo that was organized by the library and the database providers.



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E-Learning Centre
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College of Health Sciences Library rolls out E-R training for users.

The College of Health Sciences Library has rolled out a two-week intensive training on access and use of E-resources to its users between 12th and 27th May,2016.

All users are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity and interact freely with the library staff.



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CHS Library
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The College of Health Sciences Library is pleased to announce that Chemical Abstract Service, Division of American Chemical Society has again offered the University of Nairobi another trial on access to SciFinder database.


The trial is now live and runs from 21st March to 20th April, 2016.



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College of Health Sciences
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The College of Health Sciences Library hosted newly admitted post graduate students from the School of Pharmacy for orientation on Monday.

More than 40 students attended the event, which was held at the library’s E-Learning Centre.



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College of Health Sciences, Library
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CHS Librarian Mr. John Mwangi receives book donation from Mr. Joseph Mbugua, the Oxford University Press team leader in charge of Higher Education and International Schools.

University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences Library received a generous book donation from the Oxford University Press, East Africa on 15th October, 2015.



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College of Health Sciences, Library
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University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences (CHS) library is pleased to announce that following a senior staff meeting with SciFinder Database representative, Paul Peters, Chemical Abstract Service, Division of American Chemical Society has offered the University of Nairobi access to SciFinder database on trial basis.

The trial runs from 11th September to 12th December 2015.



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College of Health Sciences
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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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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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A group photo of stakeholders who attended PGD-RM curriculum review meeting. The team was headed by the Director UNITID Prof. James Machoki (standing, seventh from right).

UNITID hosted stakeholders to review curriculum for Postgraduate Diploma in Biomedical Research (PGD-RM) on 31/05/2016.

PGD-RM is one of the flagship training programmes at UNITID.



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UNITID
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University of Nairobi Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi visits UNITID stand at the 6th UoN Open Day.

The University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical Diseases (UNITID) is among the various exhibitors who are showcasing their products and services at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day.

The event that kicked off on Thursday was presided over by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi.



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Main Campus
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UNITID Director Prof. James Machoki (second right) and Deputy Director Dr. Julius Oyugi (extreme right) in a discussion at the institute with a team from Refugepoint.



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UNITID
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UNITID Director Prof. James Machoki (left) with Prof. Gathumbi Peter Karuri (right) of Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Nairobi when he paid a courtesy call to UNITID on 18th January, 2016.



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UNITID
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UNITID Director, Prof. James Machoki (second left) in a group photo with a team from Washington State University. From right to left: Dr. Thumbi Mwangi (Washington State University), Dr. Julius Oyugi (Deputy Director UNITID), Dr. Kariuki Njenga (Washington State University), Prof. Guy Palmer (Washington State University).



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UNITID
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The Director UNITID, Prof. James Machoki (3rd from right), Deputy Director UNITID, Dr. Julius Oyugi (1st from right) in a group photo with collaborators from  Colombia State University(USA), the University of Manitoba (Canada) and College of Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi.



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UNITID
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Dr. Maurice Onditi Kodhiambo (left) presenting his PhD proposal at UNITID.

University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) hosted Dr. Maurice Onditi Kodhiambo for the presentation of his PhD proposal on 24th March, 2016.



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UNITID
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World Blood Donor Day celebrations at the University of Nairobi.

Clebrations to mark World Blood Donor Day were held at the University of Nairobi (UoN) on 14th June, 2016.



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UoN Great Court
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Dr. Maxwel Okoth outside Ruai family Hospital, which he owns. Source: The Star

A University of Nairobi graduate is one of the youngest doctors in Kenya to own and run a full-fledged medical facility.

Dr. Maxwel Okoth founded Ruai Family Hospital in 2011, a year after he graduated from UoN’s School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Medicine degree in 2010.



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UoN Great Court
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School of Medicine stand at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day.

The School of Medicine was among the various exhibitors who showcased their products and services at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day.

The Open Day was held from 28th to 30th April, 2016 at the University of Nairobi's Great Court.

Read more details here: http://chs.uonbi.ac.ke/node/18949



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Great Court, Main Campus
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A participant makes a presentation during the medical students' re-union.

It was a day to remember for University of Nairobi’s first ever and largest 26 female doctors who graduated in early 80’s from the then male dominant School of Medicine.

The doctors held a re-union on 4th February, 2016 at the College of Health Sciences to celebrate and look back on 40 years as women medical doctors in training and practice.



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College of Health Sciences
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Students in the school of Medicine participate in indexing which is a requirement of the Kenya medical practitioners and dentists board.

 

The Indexing of Medical Students in the School of Medicine was held on wed 3rd February 2016 at the school of medicine boardroom.



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School of Medicine Boardroom.
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The School of Medicine on 23rd November 2015 received a Hamilton C2 ventilator machine from Hamilton Medical.

Hamilton Medical specialises in the design and development of ventilation equipment for patients ranging from neonates to adults. 



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School of Medicine Boardroom
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Orientation of newly qualified doctors at LT III.

Newly qualified Medical Officer Interns from the University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences were taken through orientation to good clinical practices on 19th November, 2015.

The 2-hour session which was held at CHS’ Lecture Theater 3 was meant to equip the new doctors with relevant information in the medical field as they start their career journey.



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CHS, LT III
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A group of 67 students from the University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences’ medical school visited Baraka Children's Home in Nairobi’s Kahawa West area.

It was a great learning experience for the students and a day to remember for the children at the home.



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Kahawa West, Nairobi
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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 Caroline Mwangi with other  Operation Smile volunteers during a mission in Ho- Ghana to perform corrective surgeries for Cleft Lips & Palates in April 2016


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Ho- Ghana
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Some mentees of the Department of Anaesthesia from the School of Medicine participated in this year's Mater Heart Run under the patronage of Dr Thomas Chokwe of the Department of Anaesthesia.



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Nairobi City
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Dr. Martin Mulinge joined the department as a lecturer in January 2016. Previously, he worked as lecturer at South Eastern Kenya University.



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College of Health Sciences
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Prof. Oyoo is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Consultant Rheumatologist. He recently was appointed council member of the University of Eastern Africa,Baraton 



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[img_assist|nid=5186|title=Curriculum Review by the Thematic Unit of Clinical Pharmacology|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=75]KCB Headquarters
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Dr. Gladys Mwango presenting on the status of radiation protection during pediatric imaging in Kenya at the IAEA Workshop on Radiation Protection in Paediatric Imaging held in Nairobi Kenya.



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MMed Radiology trainees in Kenya connect to hear a live virtual lecture at UCSF

 



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Dr. Gladys Mwango, Chairperson and Senior Lecturer at the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Medicine at the University of Nairobi.

Dr. Gladys Mwango is the chairperson and a senior lecturer in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Medicine at the University of Nairobi.



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College of Health Sciences
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World Blood Donor Day celebrations at the University of Nairobi.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) hosted the World Blood Donor Day on 14th June, 2016 at the Great Court.



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Great Court - Main Campus
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The Kenya Association of Radiologists (KAR) is the national specialty society for radiologists in Kenya, dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of care, promoting patient safety and helping radiologists contribute to the very best health care for patients.

The association annually continues to create, accredit and promote opportunities for continuing medical education helping radiologists stay at the leading edge of diagnostic imaging health care.



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B. Pharm. Year IV 2015/2016 end of year examinations in UPC 416 Clinical Pharmacy is scheduled on Monday 4th July, 2016. The examinations will be is scheduled to start at 9.00 a.m. -12.00 a.m. Essay Paper and 2 pm to 4pm MCQ/SAQ paper. The Venue for the examination is atthe School of Pharmacy.
Candidates are reminded to familiarize themselves with, and observe University Rules and
Regulations on University examinations.



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DOPPP, UON
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