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History made as Bill Gates Visits UoN!

Sunday, November 20, 2022

History was made on Thursday, 17th November 2022 as the University hosted billionaire business mogul, Bill Gates.

Bill Gates, who was on his second trip to Africa, went to Makueni County, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and the University of Nairobi.

On his itinerary at the UoN, was an engagement with UoN experts at the Centre for Epidemiological Modelling Analysis (CEMA), a press briefing and a student engagement forum at the UoN Chandaria Auditorium.

HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY SPENDS INTERNALLY GENERATED INCOME FOR ITS FACILITY RENOVATION

An outdated toilet building facility will start to diminish in value and creates unhealthy environment to live around. Not only will it look outdated, but areas of the wash room and its critical systems can begin to show wear and unsafe to use at all. Regular facility maintenance and repairs are necessary to maintain its value and conduciveness for its users. A toilet renovation can help you maintain and increase its value at the same time environmental healthiness is also maintained.

Prof. Obimbo M.M and contraction Management team on top of the Human Anatomy & Physiology building for site inspection

Prof. Obimbo M.M and contractions Management team on top of the Human Anatomy & Physiology building to inspect the strength and ability of the building to hold an extra floor to be constructed as an additional office spaces to improve the services to the stake holders.

HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ACADEMIC STAFF MEMBERS RETREAT IN DIANI

Members of staff from Human Anatomy and Physiology, SPA Human Anatomy recently had a staff retreat in Diani to evaluate the performance of the past academic year and planning for the new 2022-2023 academic year. SPA Medical Physiology will be having a retreat in August 2022.

 

 

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PROF. OBIMBO ATTENDING THE RECOGNITION CEREMONY OF DR ANNE KIHARA PRESIDENT ELECT FIGO

Professor Obimbo attending the recognition ceremony of Dr Anne Kihara president elect FIGO. Dr. Kihara, a senior lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nairobi, Prof. Eunice Cheserem and Ms. Nelly Munyasia, Executive Director RHNK attended the ceremony

 

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EXTERNAL EXAMINER

External Examiner From The Left Side ,Dr. Joshua George A Clinical Director Neurosurgery, Manchester Poses With Prof. M. Obimbo Chairman Dept. Of Human Anatomy & Physiology at the centre and On the right side Dr. Julius Kiboi, Chairman Dept. Of Surgery

PROF. OBIMBO M.M. ATTENDED THE 46TH KOGS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS/SEMINAR?

Prof. Obimbo M.M. attended the 2022 Annual Scientific Congress, held in Sarova Whitesands hotel,
February 16th – 18th with two days of pre- congress activities where he go awarded a Trophy In Recognition Of Mentoring Doctors In Basic And Transitional Science . This is a hybrid congress with both virtual and physical attendees. The KOGS Annual Scientific Congress brings together leading Reproductive Health Specialists to examine and discuss skill development, best practices in patient care, public health interventions, and the most up-to-date clinical and research content

PROF. OBIMBO M.M. ATTENDED THE 46TH KOGS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS/SEMINAR

Prof. Obimbo M.M. attended the 2022 Annual Scientific Congress, held in Sarova Whitesands hotel,
February 16th – 18th with two days of pre- congress activities where he go awarded a Trophy In Recognition Of Mentoring Doctors In Basic And Transitional Science . This is a hybrid congress with both virtual and physical attendees. The KOGS Annual Scientific Congress brings together leading Reproductive Health Specialists to examine and discuss skill development, best practices in patient care, public health interventions, and the most up-to-date clinical and research content

Melvine Thogo Wangari, the 2nd Female UNSA Chairperson sworn in

Melvine Thogo Wangari, has been announced and sworn in as the new Incoming chair of the University of Nairobi Students Association 2022.

This was revealed on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at UoN’s Taifa Hall after the 39 electors from faculties and campuses elected team Melvine with a win of 24 votes.

Melvine Thogo,  a 3rd year Law student is the 2nd female Chairperson heading the students association and the first after the UNSA constitution has been amended.

The First Memorial service In Tribute to Anatomy Cadavers-14th March 2022

On 14th March 2022, The Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology in the Faculty of Health Sciences – University of Nairobi held the First Memorial service In Tribute to Anatomy Cadavers as Convocation of Thanks and honor to the persons whose bodies have been used for teaching and learning for both undergraduate and post graduate students. This has happened to be the first ceremony to commemorate the gift of body donation to the Medical school program in this department.

PROF. MOSES M. OBIMBO BEING AWARDED A TROPHY IN RECOGNITION OF MENTORING DOCTORS IN BASIC AND TRANSITIONAL SCIENCE- 46TH KOGS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE , MOMBASA COUNTY 17TH FEB. 2022

The 2022 Annual Scientific Congress, held in Sarova Whitesands hotel,
February 16th – 18th with two days of pre- congress activities. This is a hybrid congress with both virtual and physical attendees. The KOGS Annual Scientific Congress brings together leading Reproductive Health Specialists to examine and discuss skill development, best practices in patient care, public health interventions, and the most up-to-date clinical and research content

Prof. Obimbo awarded prestigious Calestous Juma Science Leadership Fellowship

Prof. Moses Obimbo Madadi has been awarded a Calestous Juma Science Leadership Fellowship from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Prof. Obimbo, who is the Chair of the Department of Human Anatomy and Medical Physiology will form a coalition of researchers and develop tools to study the vaginal microbiome and metabolites during pregnancy to help identify predictive biomarkers and intervention strategies for improving pregnancy outcomes in Kenya.

WEBINAR: The burden of stroke and dementia in the ageing society

The Department of Human Anatomy held a successful webinar on ‘The burden of stroke and dementia in the ageing society’, on 8th December 2020.

The Keynote lecture was given by Professor Raj Kalaria, who is a distinguished scholar and a professor of neuropathology at the Newcastle University Translation and Clinical Research Institute in the United Kingdom.

The discussants included Professor Julius Ogeng’o (the Deputy Vice-chancellor, Academic Affairs – UoN), and Professor David Ndetei (Department of Psychiatry, UoN).

Notice to incoming first year students, 2020/2021 academic year

The University of Nairobi congratulates and welcomes all students who have been selected to join the institution to study various degree programmes.

The Academic Year 2020/2021 will commence on Monday 31 August, 2020.

Kindly note that orientation programme, registration, classes and examination will be conducted via online platforms.

Below are links to important information concerning registration,admission, orientation and online learning.

Human Anatomy student emerges best overall during 62nd UoN graduation

The news of being the best overall student during the 62nd University of Nairobi (UoN) graduation came as a shock to Muse Bridget Neema who says it was unexpected.

“At first I was shocked, it was quite unexpected. My next reaction was that there are probably several valedictorians from the numerous courses offered at UoN. After I found out that it was actually among all the graduates it was quite humbling to say the least.” Neema said when we caught up with her for an interview.

Prof. Jaoko honoured for role in fight against HIV/AIDS

Prof. Walter Jaoko, Director KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research was one of the ten individuals who were honoured at the Ten out of Ten (1O/10) Awards held at the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster, London on 9th September, 2019.

The Ten out of Ten Awards aims at facilitating an important conversation about the intersection that must converge in order to meet the UN targets of globally ending all new HIV diagnosis by 2030.

HIPPOCRATIC OATH BY GRADUATES FROM THE SCHOOL OF DENTAL SCIENCES CLASS 2017

The School of Dental Sciences held its Hippocratic Oath ceremony for the graduates of class 2017 on Friday 17th November 2017 at the School of Dental Sciences.

The oath was administered by Dr. Regina J. Mutave – Dean School of Dental Sciences, to the (20) Bachelor of Dental Surgery students who qualified for the award of Degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery by the University of Nairobi.