Free Medical Camp for Juja Residents

Free Medical Camp for Juja Residents

The Fifth Year medicine students in collaboration with Juja Sub-county health management team staged a free medical camp at the Gachororo Health Centre, in Juja on April 20, 2019. During the event, the residents received a number of services that included health education, nutritional assessment, family planning and HIV screening. Also provided were eye examination, laboratory services, cancer screening and curative services. During the camp, more than 400 residents benefited from the free health services. The event was aligned to the School of Medicine’s strategy to partner with the community in identifying, and resolving health… Continue reading →

Final Exams for BSc. Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery Students

Final Exams for BSc. Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery Students

The students who were admitted to pursue the BSc. Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery in collaboration with Sabatia Eye Hospital in Vihiga County, have concluded their final qualifying examination, after a three-year study. The 23 students who are expected to graduate in June 2019 will be critical addition to the country’s human capital in community eye care. Kenya currently has huge deficit of specialists in ophthalmology and cataract surgery. The number of Kenyans experiencing eye problems are on the increase due to the rise in non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, diabetes and old age. JKUAT… Continue reading →