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The department of Anaesthesia held the final symposium for the 2013/2014 academic year on the 10th of July at LT 1. The topics were mainly on cardiology and  anaesthesia for cardiac and vascular surgery.



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LT 1, College of Health Sciences
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The Kenya Society for Anaesthesiologists and the University of Nairobi Paediatric Anaesthesia  Fellowship Programme held a one day symposium on Paediatric and Neonatal  Anaesthesia.



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The Nairobi Hospital Lecture Theatre
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The department of anaesthesia in collaboration with World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) and the Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellowship programme university of Nairobi held a five day intensive course on how to teach. The participants included all the academic members of the anaesthesia department, the paediatric anaesthesia fellows and other anaesthesiologists from Kenya.



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Department of Surgery Boardroom
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This event took place on the 12th of September 2013. The department of Anaesthesia, the Kenya Society of Anaesthesiologists and The Kenyatta National Hospital Anaesthesia department came together to bid farewell to the 4 residents who completed their residency this year.

During the event, the 4 new anaesthesiologists Dr Kimani Mbugua, Dr Steve Mwangi, Dr Caroline Kariba and Dr Paul Kioko (In absentia) gave moving accounts of their journeys through residency and their hopes for the future. They also gave words of encouragement to the current residents.



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Department of Surgery Boardroom
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The Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellows held a one day symposium on general principles of paediatric physiology, anatomy and anaesthetic management on the twelve September 2013. This is the first of monthly symposiums to be held by the Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellowship Programme (PAF).



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Department of Surgery Boardroom
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Read moreThe College of Health Sciences and its fraternity wish to congratulate Prof K.M. Bhatt, EBS, C.St. J on her recent promotion to Commander in the Order of St. John as from 21/06/2013.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Human reproduction remains a scientific field marked by continuous progress, remarkable advance and unique achievements.

ESHRE brought together experts from all over the World to discuss the most recent information, controversies and future directions in infertility care.



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Munich, Germany
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Prof. Qureshi  the Chairperson of Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was invited to an international conference hosted by the Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.



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United Kingdom
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The College of Health Sciences on 10th December 2013 launched the Africa Coordinating Centre for abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation in an event that was marked by pomp and glamour.



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Principal's Court, College of Health Sciences
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Mr. Michael Mosley (Left) a representative from Medtronic international restorative group with the Chairman, Professor.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Staff and students listen keenly to Nuvasive spine surgeons presentations

On 24th June 2014 the Nuvasive foundations surgeons visited the department and made two presentations to staff and students.



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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, CHS
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Lectures

Every Monday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. all residents attend academic teachings on various orthopedic topics as outlined in the curriculum. The presentation is by a member of staff of the department in the orthopedic seminar room. This time is protected, as all residents are relieved from clinical duties. The staff members are in attendance to moderate the session.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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The Kenya Orthopaedic Association will hold its 2014 annual conference and AGM at Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf resort in Naivasha from 11th -13th June 2014.
The conference Chair is Prof. LN. Gakuu, a member of the Department of orthopedics Of the University of Nairobi.

 



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Prof. Gakuu Lawrence Ndegwa, an Orthopedic Surgeon and Full Professor at the University of Nairobi is the Editor of the East African Orthopedic Journal.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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The Orthopedic department held a meeting in February 2014 for revision of Masters in Medicine Orthopedic Surgery MMed (Ortho) curriculum. The course will run for five years. A final approval will be obtained from the senate.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Dr.Mutiso, senior lecturer and consultant Orthopedic Surgeon (extreme right) and Dr. Mogire, consultant Orthopedic Surgeon (extreme left) in a photo with Kenyatta national Hospital staff and University of North Carolina faculty.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Dr. Rajesh Parasnis (Picture above) a Consultant Spine Surgeon from Pune, India visited the department on February 2014. He gave a lecture on Tuberculosis of the spine to staff and students.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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One of the registrars in Orthopedic Surgery defending his dissertation

The Orthopedic department held a meeting on 4th February 2014 for a dissertation defense in Masters in Medicine Orthopedic Surgery MMed (Ortho). Two students presented their dissertations.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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A Spine Project was held at the Kenyatta National Hospital with the support of Nuvasive team and coordinated by Dr. Ombachi Bwana, a lecturer and Orthopedic Surgeon at the Orthopedic Department of the University of Nairobi.



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the University of Nairobi, Kenya Orthopedic association, and Kenyatta National Hospital held the Advanced Trauma Life Support course from 5th to 7th February 2014 at Kenyatta National Hospital, Rahimtulla Building.



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Kenyatta National Hospital, Rahimtulla Building
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The Department of Psychiatry welcomes all members of the University of Nairobi (Students and Faculty) and any groups and individuals interested in Mental Health Research, to make use of its Resource Center. It is located in the KNH Mental Health wing, - the Patient Support Center.



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On 14th October 2013 the College of Health Sciences saw the official opening of a resource center unit at the Patient Support Center, Kenyatta National Hospital.



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Patient Support Centre, Kenyatta National Hospital
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The department is pleased to announce four promotions that have taken place in the department.  All promotions have been into the grade of professor.



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Department of Surgery
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The Department is pleased to announce the launch of a revised Master of Medicine in General Surgery programme.  The programme received Senate approval on June 9, 2014.

The last revision took place in 2009.  At revision revamped the programme from a three year to a five year programme.  In addition it aim is to produce a competent general surgeon registrable as a specialist in a shorter time than previous.



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Department of Surgery
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The Department of Surgery recently received a donation of various Audiological equipment for teaching purposes.  This donation was made by Dr. Cherilee Rutherford, ( Lecturer and Director of the Msc. Advanced Audiology and Audiology Short Courses at the University College London  Ear Institute).



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Department of Surgery
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The Kenya Annual Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course was organized by the University of Nairobi’s ENT faculty in conjunction with the Kenya Ear Nose and Throat Society.



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College of Health Sciences, Lecture Theater 3
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The department of Paediatrics and Child Health held a two day retreat to orient themselves with the newly approved MMed (Paediatrics & Child Health) curriculum. The retreat was for all academic members of staff in the department. It took place on 17th -18th June 2014 at the UNES headquarters. The revised MMed (PCH)  curriculum was approved by the university senate in May 2014.



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UNES headquarters
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Department of Human Pathology.
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Dr Grace Irimu is travelling to the UK for a short course. She shall be away from 2nd to 10th August 2014.  (more to follow)



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United Kingdom
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