Latest News in Paediatrics & Child Health


Dr. Diana Marangu receives the 'Job Bwayo Award for Science in Lung Health in Kenya' at the 5th Kenya International Scientific Lung Health Conference.



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The Nairobi Hospital Convention Centre
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Paediatricians speaking at the Kenya Lung Conference - "End TB in children and adolescents"



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Centre
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Dr. Ahmed Laving's certificate. He was awarded the certificate after completion of a Hands on Endoscopy course in Greece.

Dr. Ahmed Laving, a senior lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Nairobi, recently attended a ‘Hands on Endoscopy Course’ held at Athens, Greece between 19-22 June 2019.



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Athens, Greece
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Dr. Laving makes a presentation titled ‘Updates in Management of H. Pylori Infection in Children’.



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Center
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Dr. Yvonne Mbithi.

Dr. Maureen King'e

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health welcomes the new academic staff who have joined as tutorial fellows.



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Center
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Prof. Ruth Nduati was feted as one of the women trailblazers in Kenya.

She was feted for her efforts as Breastfeeding Advocate for HIV Positive Mothers.



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Center
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The Partnership for Health Research Training in Kenya (P-HERT) is a grant awarded to the University of Nairobi to develop and implement a Research Capacity Building Program at the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta and Maseno Universities to support Junior Faculty gain in-depth research skills and expertise in the fields of HIV/AIDS, Mental Health and Maternal Newborn & Child Health.



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Center
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Prof. Ruth Nduati a Professor at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health with First Lady Mrs. Margaret Kenyatta when she visited paediatrics ward 3D at Kenyatta National Hospital.



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Center
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Class of 2018 MMed students in Paediatrics and Child Health before their final examinations with some faculty members.



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Nairobi Hospital Convention Center
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Prof. Christine Jowi, acting Chairperson at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Nairobi, gave a key lecture on “Stractural and vulvular interventions in Africa” at the CSI conference in Germany.



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Germany
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Dr. Ahmed Laving, a Senior Lecturer and paediatric gastroenterologist, recently attended  an advanced endoscopy workshop training in Delhi, India.



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Germany
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Congratulations to Dr. Martin Jalemba Aluvaala who successfully defended his PhD Thesis at Oxford University UK.



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Department of Paediatrics and Child Health
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A group photo of the participants who attended the training together with the organizers.

The Partnership for Health Research Training in Kenya (P-HERT) sponsored a course on Leadership and Management that was held from 19 - 23 March 2018 at the Paediatrics Training and Clinical Centre, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi.



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Paediatrics Training and Clinical Centre
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Dr. Kabui Kaguongo presenting a poster at the Amrican Thoracic Society Conference in Washinton DC.

 



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Washington DC
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Save the Date for Kenya Pediatric Association 50th Anniversary Annual Scientific Conference that will be held at Pride Inn Hotel - Mombasa 24th -27th April 2018



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Washington DC
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Prof Elizabeth Obimbo (Chair Department of Paediatrics and Child Health) with the MMED 2 final year residents before their OSCE examination on 11th October 2017

Eighteen residents sat for the final year examination in Masters of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health. The exam was held between 9th - 13th October 2017.  



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Washington DC
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Our Residents at Paris Paediatric HIV meeting.  Of the 16 Posters at this meeting, 2 were by these residents from Dept of Paediatrics & Child Health, University of Nairobi.



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Washington DC
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Dr: Prof Hughes of Cambridge University met with UoN team.

1. In teaching and schorship support for Fellowship in Endocrinology.

2. Future PhD scholarships at C.U in various fields under the initiative of "Cambridge Africa".

 

 



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Washington DC
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Department of Paediatrics stand at the 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Medicine, University of Nairobi.

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the College of Health Sciences participated in the 50th anniversary of the School of Medicine.

 

 

 



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Washington DC
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College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage (R) shares a light moment with Prof. Elizabeth Obimbo (L) during the 56th University of Nairobi Graduation.



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Washington DC
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The first residents in the medical exchange program honoring Ambassador Chris Stevens came from the University of Nairobi. From left to right: Dr. Anne Stevens, Mr. Loyal Moore, Dr. Maneesh Batra, Dr. Bruder Stapleton, and visiting residents Dr. Jemimah Karingi Mugo and Dr. Douglas Kinuthia Gaitho.



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Seattle
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Dr. Thomas Ngwiri (L) presents a certificate to Dr. Douglas Gaitho (R), one of the recipients of Prof. Hillman Award.

Dr. Ambrose Agweyu and Dr. Douglas Gaitho from the Department of Paediatics and Child Health were the recipients of Prof. Hillman Award.



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Eldoret, Kenya
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Department of Paediatrics and Child Health staff pose for a photo during the workshop.

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences held a workshop at Lukenya Getaway from 21st - 23rd June, 2016.



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Magharini sub County in Malindi
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Dr. Rashmi Kumar delivers a talk at the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) conference.

Dr. Rashmi Kumar was invited to give a talk at the Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) conference.



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Nairobi
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Dr. Rashmi Kumar makes a presentation at the World Federation of Intensive and Critical Care Society (WFICCS) conference in Seoul, Korea.

 



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Seoul, Korea
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Dr. Ahmed Laving, a lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health attended the the first Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatobiliary & Transplant Conference held at NIMS University in Jaipur, India in February 2016.

He attended the conference following an invitation to give a talk on "use of anti-emetics in acute gastroenteritis in children".



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Seoul, Korea
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Prof. Ruth Nduati with her walk companions at end point.Happy we are nearer to meeting the goal of eliminating new paediatric HIV infections and keeping women alive as they give life to others.

 



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Nairobi
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Prof Nduati member of Measles Technical working group out in Magharini sub County in Malindi to support the measles rubella tetanus supplemental immunization in in 2016. 34 children received the vaccine in this homestead.

 



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Magharini sub County in Malindi
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Dr. Ahmed Laving, a lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health was invited to give a talk on 'Tropical diseases affecting the GIT' at the ESPGHAN goes to Africa' post graduate course in Cape Town, South Africa in October 2015.

The delegates were pediatricians from various African countries attending 5 day training on pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology & nutrition.



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Cape Town
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