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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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The STARS project is an initiative of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) that aims to develop effective support mechanisms and professional development training to early career researchers and academics at African universities. It is intended that ACU will be able to offer a robust, high quality series of online training to universities across the developing world. The training content will be published under a creative commons license so that universities can adapt and embed the material within their own professional development offerings.


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College of Health Sciences Library-Resource Center
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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology led by the Chairperson Prof Qureshi Zahida held a farewell for outgoing Senior Lecturers of the department; Prof James Kiarie who is joining World Health Organization, Dr. Samson Wanjala who is retiring and Dr. Walter Kudoyi a Honorary lecturer going for retirement.

 



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Obstetrics and Gynecology boardroom
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Lancaster house
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African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AFOG) in partnership with the Kenya

Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society (KOGS) will be having its first congress in Nairobi Kenya from February 18 - 20 2015.

 

 



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Nairobi
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Dr. Rose Kosgei, a lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology took part in facilitation of the Operations Research (OR) course for eight days, 21st November to 28th November 2014.



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Ethiopia
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5th year Medicine students taking notes during the training.

The department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in collaboration with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) making it Happen Program and the Ministry of Health (MOH) conducted a hands-on, skills based training on emergency obstetric and neonatal care care for 272 newly qualified medical officer interns before service.



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College of Health Sciences
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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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Members of faculty from the department of Psychiatry attended the 7th Annual Peter C. Alderman Foundation (PCAF) Pan African Conference on Psychotrauma. Led by the chair, Prof Kuria, other members who attended the conference included Dr. Manasi Kumar and Dr. Muthoni Mathai.



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Mbarara
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The Department of Psychiatry thanks all the students who participated in the successful 7-day Research Proposal Training Workshop at the Maanzoni Lodge. The workshop was organized by the Department of Psychiatry, through the Linked Mental Health Project.



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University of Nairobi
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The Chairman Department of Psychiatry, Prof. Kuria, on behalf of the faculty and the department wishes to congratulate all the students who successfully completed their studies form the College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, and specifically the graduates from the department of Psychiatry.



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University of Nairobi
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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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Naivasha Simba Lodge
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Following the November 2014 undergraduate examinations a total of 272 undergraduate students were awarded MB ChB degree during the UNiversity graduation on 5th December 2014 at the great court.

A full list is attached elswhere on tis website.

The following post-graduate students were awarded Master of Medicine in Surgery (MMed) degree in the respective subdisciplinnes.  They too were awarded degree certificates during the same graduation.



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Department of surgery
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Department of surgery
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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC)-UoN Chiromo campus
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Professor Nicholas Othieno Abinya presented his interim results of a case control study on Acute leukemia during this years 3rd international cancer conference held in nairobi



Location
Pan Afric Hotel Nairobi
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Dr. Anne Muriithi served as external examiner at Moi University, Eldoret, first for Medical Physiology for the School of Medicine (6-10th Oct 2014) and then for Oral Biology for the School of Dental Science.



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Karani Magutah who obtained his MSc Medical Physiology in 2012 has recieved the prestigious CARTA PhD Fellowship (4 year) for his research proposal on Cardio-Respiratory Fittness in Elderly. In particular, he is investigating whether spaced excercise, which may have better compliance, can impact CRF. 



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