Department of Paediatrics at University of Nairobi has organised a one day seminar on breastfeeding. The seminar will be held in the Lectures Theater 3 in the Faculty of Health Sciences KNH Campus. We shall that theory and practical sessions - thus limited slots.
This targets health workers; specialists, clinicians, midwives, all nurses, nutritionists and programme managers.
We request you to invite your colleagues.
See you on Saturday, 10th Feb 2024 starting 8am.
Dr Muthoni Ogola , Paediatrician at Pumwani Maternity Hospital and a PhD student in Department of Paediatrics ,University of Nairobi who this week successfully defended her PhD Thesis. As part of her PhD research Dr Muthoni developed a Neonatal Audit Tool and its implementation guide. The tool has already been adopted by several hospitals. Its a major breakthrough in NBU QI interventions. It was pleasant to be her supervisor alongside Dr Aluvaala and Prof Mike English . Whole team of ETAT+ trainers congratulations Dr Muthoni.
Dr. Diana Marangu is among ten outstanding early career scientists from nine African countries that have been awarded four-year fellowships that will build their capacity to conduct cutting-edge research in global health. The fellowships will be awarded through the African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) programme, which is implemented by the African Academy of Sciences in partnership with the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Attending this year’s Conference is an opportunity I thank God for. I am truly honored to have been given the prestigious 2022/23 Hillman’s Medical Professional Award which included a scholarship to attend the KPA Annual Scientific Conference. This is an award given to the Master’s student in Paediatric and Child Health, University of Nairobi, who is voted by his/her peers as having demonstrated outstanding professional values in Year 1 of the Master’s Programme.
On the 22nd to 24th March 2023,Twenty two pediatric residents were trained and qualified to be the new ETAT+ and newborn ETAT+ trainers. The postgraduates of UON have been key in scaling up sustainable ETAT + and Newborn ETAT + training of all the undergraduates who qualify from UON. They have done this since 2008, many of you have participated in the ETAT+ UON pre service training. Many thanks, we appreciate you.
A 5-day Newborn ETAT + Training integrating clinical pathways and procedures with the use of equipment.
(Incorporating the New WHO recommendations for the care of preterms)
At the University of Nairobi, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health.
32 participants including paediatricians, nurses, and program managers from all over the country are attending the ongoing training.
The trainers comprise experienced trainers who are alumni of Department of Pediatrics and Neonatal nurses from all over Kenya.
The MMED Part 3 Students will be sitting for their final examinations from 20/02/2023 to 28/02/2023.