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Official Launch of the Wondfo UON Training center

In any learning institution, training is a key component in education. The Wondfo-UON training center was officially launched on Thursday, 23rd November 2023 by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs, Prof Julius Ogen’go together with the President of Wondfo biotech company, Prof Li, CEO Peng and Vice President Mark Xu.

Dr Anne Barasa presents at the HAEi EMEA Conference, Germany

Hereditary Angioedema International - Europe, Middle East and Africa (HAEi EMEA)Conference was held in Munich, Germany on 1st to 3rd September 2023 bring together patients and caregivers from different regions.

HAE International is a global non-profit network of member organizations dedicated to raising awareness of hereditary angioedema and improving the lives of people with HAE.

This year, Dr Barasa gave a presentation on a cases report on Bowel Obstruction secondary to a small bowel tumour in hereditary angioedema patient. 
 

MLST WHITE COAT EVENT

The event was a white coat ceremony for the first years, Medical Laboratory Science programme. A white coat ceremony is a 'ritual’ in the Faculty of Health Sciences that marks students transitioning from high school to joining a noble medical course.It also serves as an official induction to the faculty and to the programme.

This was our first ever white coat ceremony for the MLST first years to be held since the course was initiated inUON.This was funded by the students, well - wishers ,sponsors and the Department of Human pathology.

UoN/Charite Exchange program Alumni at the World Health Summit

The World Health Summit is a global health conference and network that brings together stakeholders from around the world to set the agenda for a healthier future by inspiring innovative solutions for better health and well-being for all.

This year, the event took place in Berlin, Germany and online on 15th to 17th October 2023 under the theme "A Defining Year for Global Health Action".

Two UoN/Charite Exchange program alumni, Victor Mutua and Keisha Ouma attended the summit in Berlin under the Global Heart exchange program 

MLST student awarded Best Presenter Student Research

Congratulations to Beverly Odhiambo, an Medical Laboratory Science and Technology (MLST) outgoing student for carrying the flag of the department high. Beverly was awarded a certificate of award for being the best presenter (student research) in AKMLSO Conference in Mombasa which took place from 10th-13th October 2023

Her research was on Anaplasma detection by PCR-High Resolution Melting using donkey and zebra samples at the Kenya Wildlife Services, 2022 which was supervised by Prof. Nyagol.

Delegation to Sio port sub county Hospital

Dr Francis Wanyama led a delegation of Rainbow for Africa (R4A) UK, Italy and Kenya to visit Sio Port Sub County Hospital on Monday, 9th October 2023 to carry out monitoring evaluation and to further strengthen our collaboration in the project of maternal health. A lot of positives were tabled especially from the use of Ultrasound machine and the POCT HCG machine that were donated by the R4A.