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Professional development in Health Sciences

On Friday, March 1, 2024, Dr. Francis Wanyama have a lecture at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Chuka University. It was organized by the Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences department as a public lecture and career talk. The students were treated to an engaging discourse on career prospects and professional development in the field. Prof. Kamweru the Dean, stressed the university’s commitment to preparing graduates for the job market and fostering cross-disciplinary research collaborations. Dr.

Prof Pier on Exchange Programs for Students

The University of Bologna and University of Nairobi have partnered on an exchange programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Speaking at Lecture Theatre III on Thursday, 14th March 2024, Prof Pier Paolo from Department of Medical and Surgical Science, University Of Bologna (Italy) mentioned the opportunities and challenges of the program and urged the students to apply for it either long term (24months) or short time (a few weeks).

Apply for the Nairobi Innovation week- Faculty Hackathon

Are you passionate about innovation and developing ideas to solve society's greatest challenges? In preparation for The Nairobi Innovation Week 2024, register to participate in the Faculties-based Hackathons and learn how to innovate!

 The goal is to prepare students and staff to be job creators instead of job seekers. The top three winning ideas from each of the Faculties Hackathons will get a chance to participate in the final Nairobi Innovation Week competition in 2024.

 Thematic Areas:



·Affordable housing

Roundtable Talks on Global health research

The Chairpersons from the Departments of Human Pathology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dental and Dr. Francis Wanyama had a roundtable discussion with Prof. Dr. Till Bärnighausen from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. The discussions were based on global health research and collaborations that will change the world.

Dr. Wanyama among winners of the THET Grant.

The 14 winners of this year's Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) grant were honoured at an event held at the Radisson Blue Hotel on 23rd February 2024. The grant was on Global Health Workforce Program. Among the winners was Dr. Francis Wanyama. The event was graced by the THET C.E.O Mr. Ben Simms, WHO technical officer Dr.