Dr Jacquie successfully completed her PhD and graduated on 16th September 2021 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
January 19, 2021, Jacquie Oliwa presented her thesis “Unmasking The Hidden Epidemic – The process of theory-guided intervention design to improve case detection of tuberculosis (TB) in hospitalized children in Kenya” on livestream from Kenya.
Background Most of the deaths among neonates in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) can be prevented through universal access to basic high-quality health services including essential facility-based inpatient care. However, poor routine data undermines data-informed efforts to monitor and promote improvements in the quality of newborn care across hospitals.
Respiratory disease kills nine million children a year and causes life-long complications for countless more. Follow this link to find out more about Dr. Diana Marangu who is featured among the APFP-trained alumni transforming childhood respiratory health in Africa.
Prof. Rachel Musoke has been a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Department of Paediatrics for more than 40 years. Get to know how her teaching experience has been in the interview with her following her retirement.
You have been teaching in the Department of Paediatrics for more than 40 years, tell us how your teaching journey been.
We sat down with retired Professor Ezekiel Wafula Masibo as he narrated his joyful journey as a paeditrician for more than 40 years at the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. Get more details in the below interview.
With more than 40 years working in the Department of Paediatrics, how has your teaching journey been, and what have been your motivations plus inspirations that have kept you going?
The ETAT+ trainings are aimed at introducing Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG). These CPG cover the commonest causes of mortality for under five years in resource limited countries. The course equips health workers with knowledge and skills for triage, early recognition, rapid assessment and management of the sick children. This includes life support skills for newborns, infants and children.