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NEUROSURGERY NETWORKING

Neurosurgery is a rapidly growing unit in the department of surgery and to make it a world class a networking  seminar like the one organized on 9th December is necessary. The event was graced by Prof. Julius Ogeng'o  (DVC  Academic Affairs). the neurosurgeons present were  Prof Griffith.R.Harsh,Prof.Douglas Kondziolka (Editor-in-Chief of NEUROSURGERY® Publications) , Dr.Julius Kiboi  (chairman dept of surgery),Dr. C.K.Musau (neurosurgery thematic unit head) and Dr Michael Magoha among many. 

QUALITY IN SURGICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR

The event was held in the department of surgery on 29th NOV 2023, the main guest speaker was Prof. Patrick Edrin Kyamanywa the Vice-Chancellor of Uganda Matyrs University, Nkozi. The topic of discussion  being QUALITY IN SURGICAL EDUCATION: opportunities and challenges in East Africa. Other panelist included Dr.Julius Kiboi (Chairman,department of surgery) Dr. Paul Odula (President, Surgical Society of Kenya). Dr.Karen Mbaabu and Dr Mathenge Nduhiu (both COSESCA country representative) 

MMED YEAR ONE ORIENTATION ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024

Thematic unit head and faculty led by acting chair Dr.Ojuka welcomed Mmed year one academic year 2023/2024 in the department of surgery on 5th October 2023, the event held in the surgery boardroom where various speakers in their speech welcomed and advised the young surgeons to be. The students later had the opportunity to meet with their specific Thematic head and faculty.

COLLABORATION WITH THE NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF TAIWAN AND THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY UNIT OF DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY

A visit to the Department  of surgery by Prof Julian Roam and team of The National Cheng Kung University Hospital of Taiwan.

Having just concluded a four days surgical collaboration at KNH in which a total of 47 surgeries were performed (33AV Fistulas, 13AV graft and one open heart surgery). 

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