University of Nairobi(UoN)

UoN & Smile Train scholarship program unveiled

The world’s largest cleft-focused organization, Smile Train, has partnered with the leading University in the region, University of Nairobi, through the Department of Surgery to offer full scholarships to medical residents based in Africa to study plastic and reconstructive surgery. 

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UoN Neuroendoscopy Project

The University of Nairobi in collaboration with Kenyatta National Hospital, Crown Healthcare and Karl Storz Kenya, through a team led by Dr. Michael Magoha and Mr. Harun Aseka have been able to offer 7 patients state of the art neuro endoscopic procedures that they would otherwise not have been able to afford.

The procedures included endoscopic fenestrations, endoscopic third ventriculostomies, endoscopic biopsies among others.

This minimally invasive approach avoids needless  craniotomies or ventriculoperitoneal shunting in specific cases.

Britam gives the department a facelift

The newly refurbished Department of Surgery was officially opened by the University of Nairobi Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama and Britam Holdings Group Managing Director Dr. Benson Wairegi on 22nd December, 2020.

Britam sponsored the refurbishment of the Department which has 7 thematic specialized units at a cost of KES 3 million.