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.
On 4th October 2023, at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), Dr Francis Wanyama was part of talks on inception of a collaborative project on Poison and Toxin data center and laboratories in Nairobi and Western Kenya. With UoN, MMUST, Toxbase UK and the University of Edinburgh as the collaborators.
Kakamega Deputy Governor H.E Hon Ayub Savula on Friday received a highly automated self-draining US Technology bed from Dr. Frank Wanyama, a UON staff and representative from a US Manufacturing Firm called Easy Drain Products LLC. The special bed is critical in units such as the ICU, surgical ward, renal units, etc
Hon. Savula said the new bed technology will be a game changer in management of patients at the Kakamega County General and Referral Hospital.
H.E FCPA Fernandes Barasa hosted a delegation from Rainbow For Africa UK (R4A-UK), led by Chairperson Dr. Francis Wanyama on 2nd July 2023
R4A-UK is an international organization that promotes health and social interventions in communities in deprived settings.
The county government of Kakamega will partner with the organisation together with Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology for their first project dubbed, Project ECHO.
On 16th June 2023, Kakamega County Deputy Governor H.E Hon. Ayub Savula Friday morning, on behalf of H.E FCPA Fernandes Barasa, chaired a meeting between Rainbow Africa - UK and Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) at the County headquarters, Kakamega.
Some of the deliberations during the meeting were implementation of Africa - UK projects and the Kenya - United Kingdom Health (KUKHA) projects in Kakamega County. The County Government of Kakamega will implement the project in collaboration with MMUST.
The free neuropathology and neurosurgical medical camp was organised by the Makueni government in partnership with the Brain Tumour Association of Kenya (BTAK) on 1st-3rd June 2023 in three hospitals.
Lead in the medical camp was Dr Parmenaus Minda Okwemwa, a consultant neuropathology and Chairman of the Brain Tumour Association of Kenya, and Prof Christopher Musau, a specialist neurosurgeon. They were joined by other neurosurgeon residents and medical students from the Faculty of health sciences.