February 2018 Craniofacial Workshop

Kenya Association oo Urological Surgeons (KAUS) 2018 Workshop and Conference

The Kenya Association of Urological Surgeons (KAUS|) in conjunction with the UoN Dept of Surgery conducted a workshop and held their annual scientific conference at Malindi from Monday 19th February 2018 to Friday 23rd February 2018. See poster above.

Hand re-implantation team: January 2018

Community service

Community service

Members of UoN Department of Surgery from the Plastic Surgery Thematic Unit under the auspices of The Kenya Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (KSPRAS) and in collaboration with staff of Kenyatta National Hospital and The Nairobi Hospital offer free reconstructive surgery at Mukumu Mission Hospital in Kakamega County.

UoN Plastic Surgeons successfully re-implant a completely amputated hand


A team of University of Nairobi (UoN) Plastic Surgeons successfully re-implanted a completely severed hand at the UoN teaching hospital on Saturday 27th January 2018. The operation was performed on a 17 year old boy whose right hand was completely detached when a chaff cutter accidentally came on while he was in the process of cleaning it.

The young man was first seen at Kiambu County Hospital from where he was referred to KNH where the 7 hour operation was performed. The UoN surgeons who participated in the surgery were; Prof SO Khainga and Dr FW Nangole, assisted by budding Plastic Surgeons Dr Alex Okello and Dr Kenneth Aluora. In the photos accompanying this narration, the university surgeons are seen being congratulated by the KNH CEO Mrs Lily Koros and the Director of Clinical Services Dr BM Githae.


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