University of Nairobi

University of Basel student talks about reliving rotation experience

The Department of Surgery hosted Marius Gûntert, a medical student from University of Basel in Switzerland for a month during his rotation in the thematic unit of Neurosurgery.

Gûntert said he had a nice learning experience during his stay in the department that will go a long way in advancing his medical career.

BRITAM partners with UoN Dept of Surgery

Britam a leading financial services group will spend over Kenya shillings one million in sprucing up of UoN Department of Surgery during Covid-19 pandemic closure.

This came about following a courtesy call by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Britam Dr Wairegi. The CEO on behalf of Britam offered to spruce up the department after a meeting with the chairman Dr Julius Kiboi.

Prof. Ndaguatha in India for advanced kidney stone management workshop

Former Chair of the Department of Surgery Peter L. W. Ndaguatha was in a seminar and workshop on advanced kidney stone management on 10th September, 2019.

The conference and workshop was well attended by world renowned experts in this field.

The event was held in Hyderabad India where Prof. Ndaguatha explored areas of collaboration between Department of Surgery and various urological institutes in India.

Doctor who makes patients smile

Angela chases dreams which though they can keep her awake, they also make her happy. She is more fulfilled if that happiness comes from making someone else happy.

At 31, Angela doubles up as a surgeon and tutorial fellow in a field that very few women have ventured into.

When she enrolled for a Bachelor’s of Medicine and Bachelor’s of Surgery degrees at the University of Nairobi, she did not take long to settle on becoming a surgeon.

She says her internship at the Meru Teaching and Referral Hospital cemented her passion for the profession.