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A courtesy visit from a Haematopathologist from University of Manchester

Dr Richard Byers, Haematopathologist from the University of Manchester paid a courtesy visit to the Department of Pathology staff and registrars on Thursday, 18th May 2023, at 2pm. The visit included discussion on areas of collaboration, among other things.

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Partnership with Wondfo Biotech Company Limited

The partnership between the department and the Wondfo biotech company limited was finalized on Thursday, 27th April 2023 by the signing of the collaboration agreement by the DVC Academic Affairs, Prof. Julius Ogeng’o and Mr. Bear Xiong of Wondfo Biotech Company limited.

The Wondfo specializes in creating biotech machines and providing training of the machines which deal with human pathology, forensic expertise and other fields.

NationWide Campaign in a free screening Hemophilia program

Kenya Hemophilia Association (KHA) in partnership with the University of Nairobi invites everyone to a NationWide Campaign in a free screening program aimed at identifying and treating Hemophilia Patients.

You can download the (Kenya Hemophilia Association) KHA App on Playstore or Scan the QR code enclosed in the flyer and link up with the screening team. It aims at fulfilling a Universal Health Care for all and in support of this year's Global theme for the World Hemophilia Day on April 17,2023. More details are on the flyer attached or contact Dr Kibet.

Ms. Josephine Rioki speaks at the Medical Students Christian Union AGM

On Sunday, 26th February 2023, Ms. Josephine Rioki spoke at the AGM for the Medical Students Christian Union (MSCU) held at the Lecture Theatre I. She spoke as a member of the Advisory Board Committee member. She encouraged the outgoing officials on leadership and welcomed the new executive members. Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) students were among students in the AGM.


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Department staff and students pay last respect to the late Prof George Magoha

On Wednesday, 8th February 2023, members of staff and students paid their last respects to the late Prof George Magoha, who was one of the former Vice Chancellor and member of staff in the faculty. 

The procession took a few minutes in the faculty as they headed to the main campus. Funeral to be held on Saturday, 11th February 2023 in Umiru village, Gem Sub county in Siaya County. May his soul rest in internal peace.

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Mr. Wanyama meets with Busia county Governor and team on rapid realization of health agenda

Mr Francis Wanyama was appointed to the Busia County Health Transformation committee. On 8th January 2023, the committee met with the Governor on the rapid realization of health agenda in his five years term. (2022-2027). The agenda is to improve health service delivery in the county.

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. 

UON 68th Graduation Ceremony

On Friday, 16th December 2022 the University’s Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi conferred 6959 degrees and diplomas at the Historic Taifa and Virtually. Among the graduates, the Department had six Mmed pathology, two MSc Clinical Cytology,
three MSc Clinical Chemistry and forty six
Bsc Medical Laboratory Science Technology students.

Those who conferred were;