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.
Following a collaborative initiative between UoN and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the department of Obstetrics and Gyneacology has received donations worth Ksh 3 million to improve training in emergency obstetrics. This has been achieved through the efforts of Prof. Cheserem who is School of Medicine representative at the College of Health Sciences Multidiscplinary Skills lab. Present at this initial reception are the MEPI Aim 1 lead who covers establishment of the skills lab facilities and Linda representing Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
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.
(Dr. Wanyoike poses for a photo with colleagues at the conference)
Dr. Wanyoike Gichuhi from the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences- University of Nairobi attend the congress of the first Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (SEUD) in Paris, France.
This year’s Annual Medical Camp organized by the Muslim Student Association University of Nairobi (MSAUN), College of Health Sciences (CHS) Chapter was held in Trans-Nzoia Primary School in Kitale, Trans Nzoia County on 18th and 19th April 2015.
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;
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Rose Kosgei, a lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology took part in facilitation of the Operations Research (OR) course for eight days, 21st November to 28th November 2014.
5th year Medicine students taking notes during the training.
The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in collaboration with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) making it Happen Program and the Ministry of Health (MOH) conducted a hands-on, skills based training on emergency obstetric and neonatal care care for 272 newly qualified medical officer interns before service.
School of Dental Sciences Dean 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.
School of Public Health Director Dr. Dismas Ongore addressing first years during orientation at Millennium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus.
University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health Director Dr. Dismas Ongore advised first years to make good use of their time while in school to make their future better.
Led by Dr. Olewe, the club organized an awareness talk on Hepatitis with two speakers from the University.
Led by Dr. Olewe, the club organized an awareness talk on Hepatitis with two speakers from the University.
The talk targeted medical students with the hope that they would aid in disseminating the information to the community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The University of Maryland Baltimore supported the procurement of reference books on research thematic areas:
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)
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.
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:
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.
CHS Interschools 4 by 100 metres women competition.
The event was held on 9th May, 2015 at Kenya Science Campus. The disciplines of competition were soccer, badminton, darts, basketball, chess, table-tennis, scrabble, athletics and swimming.
Inter-Schools mode of competition was used. However Biochemistry fielded an independent soccer team, while Medical Laboratory Science and Technology (MLST) seeded some swimmers.
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.”
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.
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.
The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Peter Mbithi met with the College Academic Board Members on Friday 23rd January 2015. On his arrival he commissioned two new buses and planted a commemorative tree before making his way to lecture theater III to address the Board Members.
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
Lecture Theatre III UoN
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.
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:
School of Dental Sciences Dean Prof. Gathece Loice addressing first years during orientation at Millennium Hall 2, Chiromo Campus.
School of Dental Sciences Dean Prof. Gathece Loice congratulated and welcomed all first years admitted in the school for the 2016/2017 academic year.
University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences is set to officially launch the projects it has been working on with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This was revealed during a visit to the college by a delegation from CDC, followed by a meeting at Embankment Plaza on1st October, 2015.
The University of Nairobi, College of Health sciences is supporting through an outreach programme, the activities of Kenya Hemophilia Association. Some of these activities include leadership of the association, patient management and advocacy programs.
(Prof Kibwagwe addressing students)
On the 17th September 2015, the Principal of the College of Health Sciences welcomed first year students for the academic year 2105/2016, into the College. In his introductory remarks he advised new students to be focused in their studies and avoid necessary distractions.