College of Health Sciences

Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kiama’s maiden trip to CHS

University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama visited the College of Health Sciences on 2nd March, 2020.

The VC was welcomed by the College Principal Prof. James Machoki.

H e met staff from the School of Public Health thereafter toured the library to see the progress of renovations being done before heading to inspect the new building that will house the School of Pharmacy.

Expert: Kenya should be on high alert over corona virus

Kenya should go on high alert over the outbreak of corona virus that has so far killed more than 2,600 people globally.

Prof. Omu Anzala from KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research KAVI-ICR University of Nairobi says the spillover of the virus that emanated from Wuhan, China could emerge from anywhere.

CHS swimmer swimming to glory

Having been nominated to represent Kenyan universities at the 30th Summer Universities Games in Italy, Romana Ochanda, 5th year MBCHB student is determined to conquer the waters. We caught up with were after jetting back to the country from Italy.

My name is Romana Adero Ochanda, a 5th year medical student at the University of Nairobi.

KAVI Institute of Clinical Research launches IAVI W001 study

KAVI Institute of Clinical Research enrolled the first volunteer to start a phase 1 clinical trial to test a novel HIV vaccine candidate, BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140.

The study dubbed the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative W001 (IAVI W001) is aimed at assessing the safety of the candidate and to determine if vaccination induces the human immune system to produce proteins known as neutralizing antibodies (NAbs).

Kidney hospital dream come true for Prof. Mungai

Prof. Peter Mungai, the Director of the East Africa Kidney Institute (EAKI) will be the happiest man on earth once the construction works of the kidney hospital will be completed.

According to him, he has had a dream of building a kidney hospital for many years and its completion will be a dream come true.