The department of Child Health and Paediatrics faculty continues to engage in research in variuos fields of interest. The latest involves Dr. Patrick Mburugu, who is also the Chair of Department. In a multi-university grant led by Prof Nduati and Prof Wamalwa from University of Nairobi in collaboration with University of Washington, health professionals in the partner universities and their corresponding Teaching Hospitals will be provided with special skills in research which will be key in curbing HIV. Through this collaboration, Mama Lucy Kibaki and Thika Level V Hospitals’ staff will benefit as well.