Dr. Sylvia Opanga

Dr. Opanga scoops top award at Nairobi Innovation Week 2022

Dr. Sylvia Opanga, a senior lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy scooped the top award at Nairobi Innovation Week 2022.

Her health innovation on Diabetic patient diary emerged top in the staff category during the 3-day event held at the University of Nairobi.

According to Dr. Opanga, her innovation was inspired by COVID-19 pandemic.

Study reveals increase in use of antibiotics in Africa and Asia due to COVID-19

A study has shown an increase in the use of antibiotics and antimalarials in Africa and Asia due to corona virus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

The study was conducted by Dr. Sylvia Opanga, a senior lecturer at the School of Pharmacy, University of Nairobi together with other scholars in Africa and Asia.

Dr. Opanga presented the study with its findings during the UoN-CHS COVID-19 Research Forum held on Tuesday 4th August, 2020.