Dr Maturi speaks at the Blood Transfusion Symposium Series

On Friday, 24th February 2023, Dr. Peter Maturi was among the speakers on the ongoing online Blood Transfusion Symposium Series titled Scope, importance of Haemovigilance, impact/benefits of Haemovigilance, reporting tools, adverse events reporting, facility transfusion committees. 

The webinar was an introduction to Haemovigilance in reengineering services for universal health coverage. 

Dr Barasa leads in the Commissioning of the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory at KNH

On Wednesday, 11th May 2022, President Uhuru Kenyatta inaugurated three state-of-the-art health facilities at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) which included the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Laboratory (HLA Lab) where Dr. Barasa was the lead person.

The other facilities commissioned were the Zarina Merali Surgical Daycare Centre and the Centre for Kidney Disease & Organ Transplantation.

The laboratory, the first of its kind in East Africa, will facilitate histocompatibility and genetics testing for solid organ and bone marrow transplantation services.