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Dr Kibet leads talks on State of Affair for Haemophilia patients

On the 29th July 2022, Kenya Haemophilia Association, World Federation of Haemophilia, and Ministry of Health  officials met at the ministry offices. Dr. Kibet Shikuku led the discussions with President of World Federation of Haemophilia, Cesar Garrido, and CAS Rashid Aman on the current state of affairs for patients with Haemophilia and other bleeding disorders in Kenya.

IHC training for Pathogist and Technologist in Histology Laboratory

On 27th July 2020, Labulux Company conducted a two days training on PT link for immunohistochemistry (IHC) antibody retrieval and performance of special tests.

The training included both Pathologist and Technologist in the anatomic pathology unit with demonstrations and practice. The techniques will be used in projects and clinical work for better diagnosis. 

 

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Visiting Pathologist on an exchange program.

Dr Marie Collete from Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná in Londrina, Brazil, is here for a dermatopathology exchange program working together with Dr Zuriel. 

Dermatology being a branch of medicine that deals with diseases related to skin, hair, nails, and some cosmetic problems, Dr Marie will be gaining experience through reporting of dermatological cases with Dr Zuriel in the department in a different setting from Brazil. The programme will lasts for a month.

 

Pathology Symposium on new Laboratory technology

The Unit of Anatomic Pathology in partnership with Wondfo Biotech Company Limited organised a symposium on Wednesday 13th July 2022 from 11am to 12noon at the Lecture Theatre I. 

The Unit Head of Anatomic Pathology, Dr Okemwa welcomed the visitors from Wondfo Biotech Company Limited including the Vice President, Mr Mark Xu and the staff members and students from the department of Human Pathology.

Dr Maturi leads session on Global HEART Program

The Berlin - Nairobi Global HEART Program combines health research, exchange and training. Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Berlin School of Public Health (BSPH) cooperate with the University of Nairobi - Medical School and School of Public Health (UoN). The program started in 2021 with a duration of four years and aims to promote collaboration and exchange on global health research topics between Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and University of Nairobi.

Staff participate in the AMSUN Leave No Medic Behind Charity Run

On Saturday, 04th June 2022, Dr Walong (the patron for the run) and Dr Barasa were participants in the Association of Medical Students of the University of Nairobi (AMSUN) leave no medic behind charity run. The aim for the run was to fundraise to assist  underprivileged students in the School of Medicine. 
The run comprised of 5km and 10km runs. It began at the Kenya Medical Training College Nairobi Campus field at 7:30am with both staff members finishing their run.

MicroPath training of Immunology and Clinical Chemistry units staff

MicroPath Laboratory conducted a training to the staff members of Immunology and Clinical Chemistry Units on the usage of the newly acquired automated equipment which will provide clinical services to patients.

The training was done on Thursday, 26th May 2022 at the Haematology Laboratory at 2pm. Mr. Timothy from MicroPath Laboratory conducted the training on assembly of the equipment and training will continue on the following week on the operations. In attendance was Dr Barasa, Immunology Unit Head.

Inaugural Brain Tumour Conference- Day Two

The second day of the Brain Tumour Conference was focused on patient experiences on brain tumour treatment, brain tumour registry and psychiatric talk which opened the forum to the launch of the support group for brain tumour patients. 136 participants joined online platform while 69 participants were present for the conference. View more photos