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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;


Neuropathology partnership talks

Brain tumors are one of the most misdiagnosed conditions in the rural counties. Health professionals can improve the situation through establishing partnerships and commitment from County governments in supporting such initiatives.

The Anatomic pathology Unit head, Dr Okemwa and Mr. Francis Wanyama had a neuropathology partnership talks with Neurosurgeon doctors from India led by Dr Sali.

The talks were held at Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi on 9th November 2022 to explore and establish future partnership in the neuropathology field.


Human Pathology staff awarded at the PC awards ceremony

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.