human pathology

Dr Barasa and Dr Walong present at the Kenya Renal Association Conference

Pathology is essential in every branch of medicine. In integrating pathology, the annual Kenya Renal Association Conference was held at PrideInn Shanzu on 28th September to 1st October 2022 with Dr Barasa and Dr Walong having a session. The theme of the conference this year was ‘Improving sustainability and affordability of renal care in Kenya.’

Dr Barasa presented on nephropathology, transplant testing and diagnostics while Dr Walong gave a presentation on molecular diagnostics of glomerular diseases. 

Dr Kibet leads talks on State of Affair for Haemophilia patients

On the 29th July 2022, Kenya Haemophilia Association, World Federation of Haemophilia, and Ministry of Health  officials met at the ministry offices. Dr. Kibet Shikuku led the discussions with President of World Federation of Haemophilia, Cesar Garrido, and CAS Rashid Aman on the current state of affairs for patients with Haemophilia and other bleeding disorders in Kenya.

IHC training for Pathogist and Technologist in Histology Laboratory

On 27th July 2020, Labulux Company conducted a two days training on PT link for immunohistochemistry (IHC) antibody retrieval and performance of special tests.

The training included both Pathologist and Technologist in the anatomic pathology unit with demonstrations and practice. The techniques will be used in projects and clinical work for better diagnosis. 

 

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Visiting Pathologist on an exchange program.

Dr Marie Collete from Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná in Londrina, Brazil, is here for a dermatopathology exchange program working together with Dr Zuriel. 

Dermatology being a branch of medicine that deals with diseases related to skin, hair, nails, and some cosmetic problems, Dr Marie will be gaining experience through reporting of dermatological cases with Dr Zuriel in the department in a different setting from Brazil. The programme will lasts for a month.

 

Minimally Invasive Techniques Surveillance team Rwanda visit

A Minimally Invasive Techniques Surveillance team from the Department of Human Pathology visited the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali and the University Teaching Hospital of Butare in Rwanda on 20th-31st January, 2020.

The visit was aimed at assessing the implementation of minimally invasive techniques surveillance in forensic autopsies.

The team was led by Dr. Edwin Walong.