Vision: To have a center of excellence for the training of a high level skilled, disciplined manpower capable of providing evidence based healthcare services in different resource settings, engage in research and generation of new ideas, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge.

Dr. Maxwel Okoth outside Ruai family Hospital, which he owns. Source: The Star

A University of Nairobi graduate is one of the youngest doctors in Kenya to own and run a full-fledged medical facility.

Dr. Maxwel Okoth founded Ruai Family Hospital in 2011, a year after he graduated from UoN’s School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Medicine degree in 2010.



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School of Medicine stand at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day.

The School of Medicine was among the various exhibitors who showcased their products and services at the 6th University of Nairobi Open Day.

The Open Day was held from 28th to 30th April, 2016 at the University of Nairobi's Great Court.

Read more details here: http://chs.uonbi.ac.ke/node/18949



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Great Court, Main Campus
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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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College of Health Sciences
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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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Some mentees of the Department of Anaesthesia from the School of Medicine participated in this year's Mater Heart Run under the patronage of Dr Thomas Chokwe of the Department of Anaesthesia.



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Nairobi City
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Dr. Martin Mulinge joined the department as a lecturer in January 2016. Previously, he worked as lecturer at South Eastern Kenya University.



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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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Dr. Anne Beatrice Kihara is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrical and Gynaecology. She is the Chairperson of Kenya Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society for a second term now. She is also the Vice Chairman of African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (AFOG)
Follow this link for more details: http://www.kogs.or.ke/ board-of-governors/



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College of Health Sciences - UoN
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Dr Rose Kosgei who is a lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been elected as an executive board member to the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), representing Africa and Mediterranean region for a six-year term beginning November 2015.



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College of Health Sciences - UoN
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department
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Professor Omondi Ogutu, Chairman Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, has been appointed to the National Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) Committee.  



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College of Health Sciences
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Part 1 Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology students having a hands on training on assisted vaginal delivery. This training was conducted in the department class room in collaboration with Chakalimu Enterprises.



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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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College of Health Sciences
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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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College of Health Sciences
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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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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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(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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Free eye testing clinic was held on 8th March 2016 in the college which saw a large number of members of the public get tested and offered free consultation.Been the world Glacoma week people were adviced on Risk Factors and treatmet of the disease.



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Dr. Rashmi Kumar delivers a talk at the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) conference.

Dr. Rashmi Kumar was invited to give a talk at the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) conference.



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Nairobi
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Dr. Rashmi Kumar makes a presentation at the World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Society (WFICCS) conference in Seoul, Korea.

 



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Seoul, Korea
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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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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre - UoN Chiromo campus
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The UoN Dept of Surgery conducts a Surgical Skills Workshop for final year MB ChB students every year as part of the students' training. Students are taught knot tying and stitching techniques. In this photo students are seen preactising what they have learnt.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC)- UoN Chiromo campus
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Langata Primary School in Nairobi
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The Department of Medical Microbiology is revising the curriculum for MSc. Medical Microbiology to keep abreast with current trends and needs in the field. This process involves consultation with various stakeholders within and outside the university.

The revised currculum is expected to be more responsive to student's needs, the demands of the industry after work and the rigors of research and teaching.

The review process is lead by Dr. Julius Otido, a lecturer in the department of Medical Microbiology.



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Seminar Room, Department of Medical Microbiology
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Dr Caroline Mwangi with other  Operation Smile volunteers during a mission in Ho- Ghana to perform corrective surgeries for Cleft Lips & Palates in April 2016


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Ho- Ghana
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A succesiful eye outreach was held at Makueni County Hospital between 16th and 18th May 2016. A total of 19 eye surgeries were performed duiring the outreach. More than 50 patients were also treated as out patient. The Makueni team was led by Prof Dunera Ilako and Dr Kahaki Kimani together with several Post graduate students in the department.



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