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Forms for Nomination of Examiners - Academic Year 2015/16

UoN HIV Capacity Building Fellowship

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Date and time: 
Mon, 2015-07-06 15:06
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Central Catering Unit, University of Nairobi

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.

The event was officially opened by the College Principal, Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage. Other attendees included the program’s local participating partners comprising of health executives from all the 47 counties and other supporting partners.

The theme of the fellowship was: Efficiency, Effectiveness, Impact and Sustainability in line with PEPFAR HRH for HIV Strategy, Devolved Government Health Policies, and Vision 2030.

Eric Oweya, the CDC UHIV Program Activity Manager talked at length about the program’s funding from the US government and also answered queries from concerned participants following the reduction of the program’s budget.

Dr. John Kihama, delivered a key note address on behalf of the Director of Medical of Medical Services from the Ministry of Health.

He said the government was committed to work with counties to ensure that devolution is successful. He also assured the county executives that the ministry was committed to lowering mortality rate, malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS infections in the country.

Dr. Andrew Mulwa, the chair of the Forum for County Ministers of Health challenged universities to inform the public on how devolution works through research and to help the ministers in developing policies for better health care in Kenya.

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