Sickle cell disease is a common hemoglobinopathy in Kenya that is being managed by haematologists within the country. UON haematology professionals play a key role in dissemination of information to the general public. Dr Rajab, a key haematologist gives information regarding the disease prevalence, complications and general management. The university continues to support patients through various mechanisms – media, conducting clinics and in educating the general public.
Department of human pathology acquires five header teaching microscope with photomicrography ability. The teaching microscope is designed for bright field microscopy useful for examination of histology, cytology and haematology specimens. This increases the capacity of the anatomy pathology unit to support diagnostics, research and teaching.