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The School of Public Health was among the four schools at the College of Health Sciences that participated in the 8th University of Nairobi Open Day.

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Great Court, Main Campus
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A Delegetion headed by Professer Yingyao Chen the Dean School of Public Health - Fudan University  China ;held  Discussions with the Dean SpH-UON Prof Mwanthi  on 28th November 2016.Some of the engagements among others involved possible  linkages and collaborations between the two Schools.



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SPH New Mph Classroom
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The University of Nairobi School of Public Health  held a Curricular Review Workshop for Masters in Public Health and the development of three more programs on 28TH April 2016 at the White Rhino Hotel,Nyeri.



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White Rhino Hotel,Nyeri
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Prof. Mutuku A. Mwanthi.

Professor Mutuku A. Mwanthi is the new Director of the School of Public Health.

Prof. Mwanthi’s appointed was made by the University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi on 5th October, 2016 and resumed office on 13th October, 2016.



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CHS, Kenyatta
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School of Health Director, Dr. Dismas Ongore addressing newly admitted students at Millenium Hall 2 in Chiromo.

School of Public Health Director, Dr. Dismas Ongore was among the speakers during the orientation for the newly admitted students for the 2017/2018 academic year.



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Millenium Hall 2
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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.

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LT III
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Nursing students pose for a group photo before holding a march to mark the International Nurses Week on 7th May, 2018.

Students and staff from the University of Nairobi (UoN) School of Nursing Sciences (SoNS) joined the world in celebrating the International Nurses Week to highlight the role nurses play in promoting health and wellness in different countries across the world.



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Graduation Square
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University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Peter Mbithi visits School of Nursing stand during the 8th UoN Open Day.

The School of Nursing Sciences was among the four schools at the College of Health Sciences that participated in the 8th University of Nairobi Open Day.

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Great Court, Main Campus
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Students take health services to clients at their homes and work places.



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Limuru
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School of Nursing Sciences acting DirectorMiriam Wagoro addressing newly admitted students during orientation at Millenium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus.

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Limuru
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Visit by a delegation of scholars from China.

A delegation of scholars from Central South University Xiangya School of Nursing paid a courtesy call to the acting College of Health Sciences (CHS) Principal, Prof. Fredrick Were on 26th September, 2017.



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Limuru
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The 2017 edition of NUNSA Student mentorship and ALMNI networking forum 2017 was held on 23rd June 2017 at the School of nursing sciences. The event It was successful and saw the coming together of a panel of school of nursing sciences alumni working in various capacities in several organizations, both local, regional and international, based in Nairobi and beyond.

 



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School Of nursing Sciences BoardRoom
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Currently the School of Nursing Sciences is actively involved in OHCEA activities through the School of Public Health at the University of Nairobi, who are full time partners of OHCEA.

The School of Nursing Sciences is also cureently in the process of becoming fulltime partners of OHCEA.



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School Of nursing Sciences BoardRoom
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The Mr. and Miss. NUNSA party event was held on 26th of May 2017 at Safari Bowling Greens Resort Parklands from 8:00 pm to 11:00pm. The event  is usually held once every year with a view of bringing together the nursing students for an interactive bonding session, the main objective being to promote unity, cohesion, sharing of ideas and enhancing their sense of belonging. 



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School Of nursing Sciences BoardRoom
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In recognition that nursing extends beyond the four walls of a hospital, the School of Nursing Sciences plays a leading role in mentoring students to offer community services. From churches, schools, clinics, and camps to children homes and emergency centers, nurses continue to play an integral role in society as agents of community service and volunteering.



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Kangemi
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Participants on an individualized review session.

The School of Nursing Sciences (SONS) has been collaborating with Amref Health Africa under private partnership programmes to conduct EBScN since 2012.

In line with the Commission of University Education and the University of Nairobi requirements,SONs is revising the E-BScN content.



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Kangemi
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Dr.Makenzius is the Swedish principal investigator in A Quasi Experimental Evaluation Study 2017-2018 targeting stigma related to abortion and contraceptive use, in Kisumu County visited the School of Nursing Sciences on 27thand 28thapril 2017.



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Kangemi
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Ag.Director SONs opening the conference.

The School of Nursing Sciences at the University of Nairobi is a leading national nurse educational institution recognized by many nursing professional bodies for its role in graduating nurses who excel in professional nursing practice. It is called upon from time to time to provide guidance on professional nursing practice.



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Naivasha
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The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) in conjunction with the Ministry of Health (MoH) organized a training on Emergency Obstetrics And Neonatal Care (EmONC) which was held from 25th November 2016 – 1st December 2016 at KEMRI training centre. 



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KEMRI training centre
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The NUNSA/AMSUN joint symposium on sexual gender based violence was held on 1st of December 2016 in the School of Nursing –College of health Sciences.

 



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KEMRI training centre
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The BSc.N Class of 2016 students were formally inducted into the noble nursing profession after taking the Nurses’ Pledge on 1st December 2016.

The Students, who are expected to graduate on 2nd December, 2016 took the Pledge, led by College of Health Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences Director, MRS. WAGORO MIRIAM CAROLE ATIENO

 



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School Of Nursing - College of Health Sciences
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Grace Ngaruiya (2nd left in the front row) together with the other participants of the Renal Skills Workshop in Cape Town, South Africa.

Grace Ngaruiya, a lecturer at the School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi was in South Africa to attend a renal skills workshop.



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Cape Town, South Africa
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School of Nursing Sciences Director, Prof. Grace Omoni addressing newly admitted students at Millenium Hall 2 in Chiromo.

School of Nursing Sciences Director, Prof. Grace Omoni was among the speakers during the orientation for the newly admitted students for the 2017/2018 academic year.



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Millenium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus
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Dr. Wakasiaka attends to a 4 years old fistula patient at Kisii level 5 Hospital.



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Millenium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus
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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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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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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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Acting CHS Principal, Prof. James Machoki (L) and Department of Surgery Chairman, Prof. Peter Ndaguatha compare notes during the symposium.

The University of Nairobi (UoN), College of Health Sciences (CHS) and Kenyatta National Hospital held a one-day cancer symposium on 7th June, 2018 at LT III.



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LT III
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The Nairobi Hospital Convention Centre
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Meru Teaching & Referral Hospital (MTRH)
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Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Car Park
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World Hearing Day 2018 commemoration.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) and Kenyatta National Hospital commemorated the World Hearing Day on 2nd March, 2018.



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Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Car Park
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UoN Department of Surgery/KNH
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A team of University of Nairobi (UoN) Plastic Surgeons successfully re-implanted a completely severed hand at the UoN teaching hospital on Saturday 27th January 2018. The operation was performed on a 17 year old boy whose right hand was completely detached when a chaff cutter accidentally came on while he was in the process of cleaning it.

The young man was first seen at Kiambu County Hospital from where he was referred to KNH where the 7 hour operation was performed. The UoN surgeons who participated in the surgery were; Prof SO Khainga and Dr FW Nangole, assisted by budding Plastic Surgeons Dr Alex Okello and Dr Kenneth Aluora. In the photos accompanying this narration, the university surgeons are seen being congratulated by the KNH CEO Mrs Lily Koros and the Director of Clinical Services Dr BM Githae.

 



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UoN Teaching Hospital
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Joseph Theuri's hand reatached after the surgery.

A team of doctors from the University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences and Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) achieved another historical medical milestone by successfully re-implanting a hand of a 17-year boy that was accidentally chopped off by a chaff cutter machine.



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UoN Teaching Hospital
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Dr Daniel Kinyuru Ojuka was on Friday 22nd December, 2017 awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) by University of Nairobi (UoN).

The topic of his PhD thesis was 'Exploring concepts of professionalism in Surgical Training in the University of Nairobi'.



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Graduation Square
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Graduation Square
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Paediatric Surgery Workshop and Symposium organized by Kenya Association of Paediatric Surgeons (KAPS) in collaboration with University of Nairobi (UoN)

The objective of the workshop and symposium was to enhance or impart skills of management of AnoRectal Malformations (ARM). In the operative part of the workshop held at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) two patients with ARM were operated on every day from Monday 6th November 2017 to Friay 10th November 2017.



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The Nairobi Hospital Anderson Convention Centre
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On Tuesday 25th July 2017, Pharma Branding Limited donated Kenya Shillings 50,000 for UoN Medical School 50th anniversary celebrations to be held at the UoN College of Health Sciences (CHS) from 26 - 28 Jul;y 2017.  

 

 

 



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UoN Department of Surgery
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Prof GAO Magoha's autobiography was launched at the University of Nairobi (UoN) towers in a colourful ceremony on Wednesday June 14, 2017. Purhase the book for yourself or as a gift to present to mentees, business associates, friends, relatives etc.



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UoN Department of Surgery
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Professor IM Macharia of the UoN Drpartment of Surgery has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited and Non-Executive Director of Equity Group Holdings Limited. He is a professor of Otorhinolarngology and Head/Neck surgery.



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UoN Department of Surgery
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UoN Department of Surgery
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Buffalo Bill of the American wild west got his nickname after literary killing the highest number of buffalos in a competition. The academic staff of University of Nairobi (UoN) nicknamed their 7th Vice Chancellor 'Buffalo' because of his dynamism and great deeds.



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UoN Department of Surgery
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University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage carrying one of the separated conjoined twins during a dinner that was organized to honour the medical team that conducted the historic surgery.



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UoN Department of Surgery
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Separated conjoined twins, Blessings and Favour when they were taken for a day out of hospital on Valentine's Day.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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Separation of conjoined twins.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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Standing from left: Professor Peter Amollo Odhiambo, Gerald Kabogota and Mr. Thadeus Shigela. Seated is Professor Charles Nyamiti scholar, author, musician and Professor of Theology at the Catholic University of East Africa in Nairobi.

By: Professor Peter Amollo Odhiambo



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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The separated twins, Blessing and Favour playing with their mother in the ward. Inset: Dr. Fred Kambuni (L) and Dr. Chris Musau (R), the two were awarded the Order of the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) by President Uhuru Kenyatta after leading a medical team that successfully separated the twins in November.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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The twin girls, Blessing and Favour who were separated early last month in a landmark operation. They are recovering well six weeks after the surgery.

The twins who were separated by a medical team from the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital six weeks ago are recovering well.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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University of Nairobi surgeon among 1,823 Initiated

into American College of Surgeons

Dr. Daniel Kinyuru Ojuka was among 1,823 Initiates from around the world who

became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) during the Convocation ceremony at the College’s 2016 annual Clinical Congress in Washington, DC, in October 2016.  The year 2016 class of Initiates was among one of the largest ever admitted into the College.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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Members of the joint team pose for a group photo after successfully conducting the 23-hour operation to separate conjoined twins at Kenyatta National Hospital on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.



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CHS, KNH Campus
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From left: Prof. Stanley Khainga, Dr. Adan Abdullahi and Dr. Kimani Wanjeri, all from the University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, Department of Surgery.



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CHS, KNH Campus
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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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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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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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Congratulations to Dr. Martin Jalemba Aluvaala who successfully defended his PhD Thesis at Oxford University UK.



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Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
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Mwanza Joshua Owen a level 5 MBChB undergraduate student set and fully prepared to begin ETAT training at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health.



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Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
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A group photo of the participants who attended the training together with the organizers.

The Partnership for Health Research Training in Kenya (P-HERT) sponsored a course on Leadership and Management that was held from 19 - 23 March 2018 at the Paediatrics Training and Clinical Centre, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi.



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Paediatrics Training and Clinical Centre
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Dr. Kabui Kaguongo presenting a poster at the Amrican Thoracic Society Conference in Washinton DC.

 



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Washington DC
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Save the Date for Kenya Pediatric Association 50th Anniversary Annual Scientific Conference that will be held at Pride Inn Hotel - Mombasa 24th -27th April 2018



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Washington DC
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Prof Elizabeth Obimbo (Chair Department of Paediatrics and Child Health) with the MMED 2 final year residents before their OSCE examination on 11th October 2017

Eighteen residents sat for the final year examination in Masters of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health. The exam was held between 9th - 13th October 2017.  



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Washington DC
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Our Residents at Paris Paediatric HIV meeting.  Of the 16 Posters at this meeting, 2 were by these residents from Dept of Paediatrics & Child Health, University of Nairobi.



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Washington DC
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Dr: Prof Hughes of Cambridge University met with UoN team.

1. In teaching and schorship support for Fellowship in Endocrinology.

2. Future PhD scholarships at C.U in various fields under the initiative of "Cambridge Africa".

 

 



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Washington DC
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Department of Paediatrics stand at the 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Medicine, University of Nairobi.

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the College of Health Sciences participated in the 50th anniversary of the School of Medicine.

 

 

 



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Washington DC
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College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage (R) shares a light moment with Prof. Elizabeth Obimbo (L) during the 56th University of Nairobi Graduation.



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Washington DC
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The first residents in the medical exchange program honoring Ambassador Chris Stevens came from the University of Nairobi. From left to right: Dr. Anne Stevens, Mr. Loyal Moore, Dr. Maneesh Batra, Dr. Bruder Stapleton, and visiting residents Dr. Jemimah Karingi Mugo and Dr. Douglas Kinuthia Gaitho.



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Seattle
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Dr. Thomas Ngwiri (L) presents a certificate to Dr. Douglas Gaitho (R), one of the recipients of Prof. Hillman Award.

Dr. Ambrose Agweyu and Dr. Douglas Gaitho from the Department of Paediatics and Child Health were the recipients of Prof. Hillman Award.



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Eldoret, Kenya
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Department of Paediatrics and Child Health staff pose for a photo during the workshop.

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences held a workshop at Lukenya Getaway from 21st - 23rd June, 2016.



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Magharini sub County in Malindi
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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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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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Seoul, Korea
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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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