University of Nairobi(UoN)

UoN medical students develop a digital solution for better healthcare

Two medical students from the University of Nairobi (UoN) Faculty of Health Sciences are the minds behind a health management information system developed to help healthcare practitioners become highly efficient at delivering quality care.

Victor Ireri, a 6th year medical student and the current Chairman of the Association of Medical Students University of Nairobi and his counterpart Clarence Rugar also a 6th year say EHS Biodata is a one-stop solution for a great clinical journey.

12th AMSUN Scientific Conference

The Association of Medical Students of the University of Nairobi (AMSUN) hosted its 12th Scientific Conference on the 9th and 10th June, 2022.

The event was officiated by Prof. Julius Ogeng’o, the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs and the awards and closing ceremony hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences Dean, Prof. Evelyn Wagaiyu.

FSH hosts inaugural brain tumour conference

The inaugural brain tumour conference was held on 20th-21st May, 2022 at the Faculty of Health Sciences(FSH), University of Nairobi(UoN).

The hybrid conference was hosted by the Units of Anatomic Pathology and Neurosurgery and together with the Brain Tumour Association of Kenya (BTAK). The conference theme was; ‘Creating awareness for brain tumour care in Kenya’.

FHS soars after stellar performance during University awards

The Faculty of Health Sciences (FSH) produced outstanding results during the University of Nairobi 3rd Prize Presentation Ceremony held on 6th May, 2022.

It was all cheers as FHS dominated the prize recipients list for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 academic years.

The awards ranged from gold medals, cash prizes and trophies from over 100 donors and partners.

FHS shines at PC and staff recognition award ceremony

It was a big day for the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) as it shone brightly at the University of Nairobi (UoN) Performance Contracting and Staff Recognition Awards FY 2020/2021 ceremony.

The event which was held at Taifa Hall on March 23, 2022 was presided over by Vice Chancellor Prof. Stephen Kiama.

Vice Chancellor meets FHS staff

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama was on a two-day visit to the Faculty of Health Sciences(FHS) to meet and engage members of staff at the faculty.

On Monday 31 January, 2022, the VC visited the Department of Pharmacy and Dental Sciences, while on Tuesday 1st February, 2022, he visited the Department of Medicine and Nursing respectively.  

Dr. Omosa pioneers Capacity Building for Scientific Manuscript Writing program at FHS

“UANDISHI-Building Capacity for Writing Scientific Manuscripts” is an innovative and experiential training program in mentoring and scientific manuscript writing, aimed at fostering scientific manuscripts writing skills and output, at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), University of Nairobi (UON). This program complements other existing research training ventures within FHS and is hosted at KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research (KAVI-ICR). IAVI funds UANDISHI through a collaborative grant secured by Dr.

Dr. Mureithi awarded Female Science Talents Intensive Track 2022

Dr. Marianne Mureithi is among the selected 20 women in science globally to receive the Female Science Talents Intensive Track 2022.She is the current Chair of the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology and Senior Research Fellow at KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research at the University of Nairobi.