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.
The 24th International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine was hosted in Munich, Germany on 10th-14th April 2022. Mr Francis Wanyama, PhD fellow, presented in a booth his research at the conference. His research was on IgG1 and IgG2 Fc glycosylation signatures for diagnosis of epithelial ovarian cancer in an African cohort.
It was a joyous day for the Department of Human Pathology to have two staff being awarded at this year’s Staff Performance and Recognition awards ceremony 2021/2022. Ms Beatrice Njoki Githui and Ms Veronica Kimilu were awarded as one of the best performers in the Faculty of Health Sciences in the Non teaching staff category.
The ceremony was held on Monday, 5th December 2022 at the Chandaria Auditorium. It was graced by the Chair of the UON Council, Prof Miriam Were who thanked the awardees and motivated them to raise their expectations.
Four UON lecturers including Dr Maturi had the pleasure to visit The Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin is one of Europe's largest university hospitals in the frame of the Global Heart berlin-Nairobi program.
The main aim of their visit was to discuss further cooperation for the program and encourage further training and networking opportunities .They attended the World Health Summit that took place from October 16th - October 18th 2022.
They were also able to visit the Institute of General Practice at The Charité University Hospital.
On Tuesday, 20th November 2022, the University of Nairobi, Faculty of Health Sciences was privileged to receive visitors from Switzerland, Denmark, Uganda and Zambia working in collaboration with Kenya Hemophilia Association under the Chairmanship of Dr Kibet Shikuku, also a lecturer in the Department of Human Pathology. The visit was mainly a courtesy call to the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Prof George Osanjo to enhance possible collaborations in the creation of a centre of excellence for hemophilia and other bleeding disorders including sickle cell disease.
Ms. Josephine Rioki lead a group of well-wishers named ‘Little sisters of Hope’ to support ‘‘A girl child’’ with sanitary towels in Nyamira County, for comfort, and confidence during exam time. In addition to the provision of sanitary towels, the team gave a talk on Menstrual Health and hygiene to the girls and Sexuality to both girls and boys. Pencils were donated to class 6 and 8 candidates to use in the forthcoming examinations. 624 sanitary towels were donated. Snacks were also provided during the visit to the schools.
The 1st East African Symposium on Clinical Cytology and 1st Annual Scientific Conference for the Cytology Society of Uganda was held on 19th and 20th October, 2022 at Fairway Hotel Kampala, Uganda. This conference comprised of pathologists, cytotechnologists, pathology residents, cytology students and other laboratory scientists from all parts of the world. The conference aimed at;
1. Creating a prefect platform for sharing knowledge, skills and experience in clinical cytology among its practitioners.
MicroPath lab invited Labulux Company to conduct an IHC training on the manual FLEX protocol to the Technical staff and cytology postgraduate students.
The training was conducted at the Histology lab and was comprised of preparation of tissue sections for PR, ER and Ki-67 staining using the Dako Kit.
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