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Prof. Omu Anzala, Dr. Loice Achieng’ Ombajo and Dr. Marybeth Maritim Feted with the Uzalendo Awards

Prof. Omu Anzala, Dr. Loice Achieng’ Ombajo and Dr. Marybeth Maritim were among the 68 kenyans who have been recognized by the President for their distinguished and outstanding service in helping the country steer through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

The novel corona virus pandemic is behaving like a big river whose flow can be slowed for some time by building dams. Building dams holds back the water but if heavy rains continue even the dam is unable to hold all the water and the excess either spills over causing damage or it is released in a controlled manner. This appears to have been the underlying principle when the Covid-19 pandemic public health campaigns were designed in the United Kingdom (UK).

Online Webinar on COVID-19: From Science to the Dental Clinic

 Online Webinar on COVID-19: From Science to the Dental Clinic

COVID-19: FROM SCIENCE TO THE DENTAL CLINIC Speaker: Dr. Hudson Alumera BDS, MDS (Periodontology) Specialist Periodontist & Implant Surgeon, School of Dental Sciences; University of Nairobi. Moderator: Dr. A. Wetende Lecturer and Specialist Periodontontist, School of Dental Sciences, University of Nairobi.

Avoiding handshake is an integral part of good hand hygiene

The spread of covid-19 will soon be under control all over the world and economies will open up fully for social and business interactions. It has been predicted by World Health Organization (WHO) that the disease will become endemic which means that Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) measures must become a continuous process to prevent recurrence or outbreaks.

COVID-19: CHS Principal receives 200 face shields donation from OTPAK

The Operating Theatre Practitioners Association of Kenya (OTPAK) donated 200 face shields to the University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. James Machoki.

The face shields were handed over to Prof. Machoki on 12th May, 2020 by OTPAK Chairman Prof. Pankaj Jani, who is also a lecturer in the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine. UoN.

Online etiquette for meetings in the wake of COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in more business transactions, classes, lectures and different types of meetings being conducted via online platforms. Some people are still on the learning curve with regard to use of these relatively new channel as well as how to conduct themselves when participating in whichever way. Online etiquette or netiquette is the set of rules that is recommended for online communication.

Opinion: UoN embraces covid-19 pandemic new online initiatives

The covid-19 pandemic which has ravaged the world in 2020 will be remembered for having caused many unfortunate deaths around the world. In days to come, it will also be remembered for other bad things as well as some good effects in social life and in industries such as education.