ANOTHER MILESTONE AS JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY- SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PRESENTS ITS INAUGURAL COHORT OF 30 MBChB YEAR 6 FINALISTS SET TO GRADUATE ON 29TH NOVEMBER 2019

ANOTHER MILESTONE AS JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY- SCHOOL OF MEDICINE PRESENTS ITS INAUGURAL COHORT OF 30 MBChB YEAR 6 FINALISTS SET TO GRADUATE ON 29TH NOVEMBER 2019

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 →

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 →

INDUCTION OF NEW STUDENTS IN THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE- 2019

INDUCTION OF NEW STUDENTS IN THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE- 2019

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 →

ORIENTATION FOR NEW STUDENTS IN COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

ORIENTATION FOR NEW STUDENTS IN COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

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 →

JKUAT OPEN DAY

JKUAT OPEN DAY

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 →

MSc. Physiology Seminar presentations

MSc. Physiology Seminar presentations

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.

Preparations for the 33rd Graduation ceremony

Preparations for the 33rd Graduation ceremony

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 →

Students and Staff Sensitized on CABI Online Resources

The Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) in collaboration with JKUAT Library organized a training to sensitize staff and students from College of Agriculture Natural Resources (COANRE), College of Health Sciences (COHES) and the College of Pure and Applied Sciences (COPAS) on utilization of CABI Online resources. CABI is an extensive source of reference in the applied life sciences that includes: biological sciences, public health, epidemiology, nutrition, infectious diseases, tropical diseases, animal health and crop protection among others. It contains over 10 million applied life science abstracts which are carefully selected by a team of… Continue reading →

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 →