JKUSMA & SCOME OFFERS BASIC LIFE SUPPORT TRAINING TO JKUAT STUDENTS

Basic Life Support is a level of medical care which is used for victims of life-threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care at a health facility. Following successful planning by members of the committee, JKUSMA in partnership with SCOME was able to organize the first BLS training in JKUAT. The training was open to all students from the University, and not necessarily medical students; albeit majority of the students who turned up were medical students.The training was facilitated by Face It, who conducted the training in three weekends. The cost… Continue reading →

Student’s Work to Stem Malnutrition receives Global Award

Student’s Work to Stem Malnutrition receives Global Award

Stephen Odiwuor Ochieng, a final year medicine student, has been crowned winner of the 2019 Students Projects for Health Competition. The award by the US based Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), is in recognition of Odiwour’s community initiative which seeks to address the burden of malnutrition among children enrolled in early childhood development centers in Kenya. “The reason why I am passionate about early childhood development especially among the disadvantaged children is because I would want to address a major problem that them keeps children out of school, and that is… Continue reading →