JKUAT Staff from the School of Medicine led by Dr Jackline Andhoga (Chairperson Anaesthesia and Critical care department) and Dr Charles Kabetu (department of Anaesthesia & Critical Care-JKUAT) conducted a training at Thika Level 5 Hospital from 26th-29th May 2020. The training was organized in partnership with the County government of Kiambu with an objective of building capacity for Health Care Workers in the county on the management of critically ill patients. This training was necessitated by the fact that TL5 hospital is likely to receive critically ill patients with COVID 19 disease as… Continue reading →
The year 2019 has seen JKUSMA hold more activities than ever before and there have been quite a lot of new activities. There have been inspiring initiatives by our members, some of them even landing awards and international recognition. This year, we have made our mark. We have shown that no human is limited. The first ever JKUSMA magazine (JkusMag Magazine) has been unveiled. Very exciting, educative and entertaining work put together by the great team . Catch up with all JKUSMA 2019 events JkusMag Issue1 2019.pdf.
ANOTHER MILESTONE AS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – JKUAT PRESENTS IT’S INAUGURAL COHORT OF 30 MBCHB YEAR 6 FINALISTS SET TO GRADUATE ON 29TH NOVEMBER 2019. After six years of hard work and dedication , The School of Medicine- JKUAT has seen the first cohort of 30 MBChB students through and is very proud of this achievement. The first ever doctors graduating from the university. The graduands were treated to an elegant dinner party that was held at Safari park hotel-Nairobi last Friday the 18th Nov 2019. Among the invited guests were representatives from KMA, KMPDU,… Continue reading →
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 →
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 →
Following the orientation of new students at the college level, the School of Medicine staged an induction program for the new students pursuing the various programs offered in the school that includes ; MB.ChB, BSc. Clinical Medicine and BSc. Physiotherapy. The program was aimed ensuring that the students understand how the programs run. The team was led by the Dean of the School Dr Reuben Thuo. In his remarks, Dr Thuo congratulated the students for their good grades that enabled them to secure a place in the school of Medicine. He urged the students to… Continue reading →
The College of Health Sciences held an rigorous orientation for the new students on 9/09/2019. The new students were congratulated and welcomed to the college by Prof. Kariuki who represented the Principal. The College received about 799 out of the total 6951 new students who are joining JKUAT for the 2019/2020 academic year. Prof Kariuki in his remarks urged the students to strictly adhere to the set rules and regulations to ensure that they graduate on time. He introduced all the deans of the Schools in the College together with departmental heads, Registrar, Administrators and… Continue reading →
There was a bee hive of activities during the JKUAT open day on 6th September 2019 . In a speech read on behalf of the Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology’s (JKUAT) was commended for it’s contribution towards innovation development and dissemination in the country, a role that has helped the country rank high in Africa. The school of Medicine participated in the open day where the different programs offered in the school were showcased. The school of Medicine offers high quality training, research and innovation to the… Continue reading →
The School of Medicine held the first seminar presentations for students undertaking Masters in Physiology on 29th August 2019. The students presented their research projects to the members of the faculty that included all the relevant specialists from the College of Health Sciences. The aim of the presentation was to allow the faculty to critique the presentations and make recommendations that will enhance quality of the research reports and ensure that all the guidelines have been adhered to.
Graduands from the School of Medicine (SoMED) participated in the rehearsals for the 33rd graduation ceremony that is expected to take place on Friday, 21st June 2019. SoMED is expected to present a total of 158 students for the award of diploma and conferment of degrees during the 33rd graduation ceremony that will be held at the graduation square, main campus, Juja. The ceremony will be presided over by the Chancellor, Prof. Joseph Mathu Ndungu BVM, PhD, CorrFRSE. Categories of the graduands include; BSc. in Clinical Medicine and community health – Regular and Upgrading (59)… Continue reading →