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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.



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College of Health Sciences
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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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(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.



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Paris, France
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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.



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Trans-Nzoia Primary School in Kitale, Trans Nzoia County
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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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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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Langata Primary School in Nairobi
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UoN Department of Surgery
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Dr. Kaisha (Left), instructing Medical officers at NSSC



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Dr. Benard Ndung'u (Left), instructing participants at the course



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Groups photo: Maryhill Secondary School (in blue sweaters), Alliance Boys (in green sweaters) and Lenana Boys High School (in red sweaters), their teachers, and the Ubongo organizers (dark blue T-shirts).

 



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