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Dr. Kebba completes MMed in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Dr. Naomi Kebba successfully completed her Master of Medicine (MMed) in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery from the University of Nairobi.

Dr. Kebba will be travelling back to Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) Mulago National Referral Hospital, where she works.

Dr Mark Awori's new book

Medical clerkship is an essential skill for all doctors. There’s so much to learn, so fast, in medical school; it’s easy to loose sight of what’s ‘MUST KNOW’ for medical students. This book is a simple guide to what is absolutely essential to learn early in the clinical years at medical school. The information contained within this little book will help medical students develop a polished clerkship technique. This will facilitate better care for patients.Medical clerkship is an essential skill for all doctors.

UoN, Oxford University, Nuffield Dept of Surgical Sciences Collaboration

Oxford University and The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences conducted a Non-Technical Skills Course for University of Nairobi (UoN) Department of Surgery graduate students and staff from 9-11 December 2019. The course facilitators were Prof Ashok Handa and Dr Tony Jefferies. The two accompanied by Professor Pankaj Jani on Wednesday December 11, 2019 met the UoN College of Health Sciences (CHS) Principal Prof James Machoki and discussed plans for formalizing collaboration between the three institutions.

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.