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Chairman ​UoN Dept of Surgery academic staff with Chairman and External Examiners for MMed Surgery Exams - Ward 42, Tuesday 15th October, 2019.



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Chairman ​UoN Dept of Surgery academic staff with Chairman and External Examiners for MMed Surgery Exams - Ward 42, Tuesday 15th October, 2019.



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From left: Prof. Jani Pankaj, Dr. Julius Kiboi (Chair, Department of Surgery), Dr. Michael Ganey (Tenwek Hospital) and Prof. Ashok Handa (Oxford University).

Teaching staff in the Department of Surgery held a meeting with external examiners to get their recommendations and observations made during the examination period.



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Prof. Peter Ndaguatha at the Asian Institute of Nephrology and Urology in India.

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.



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A group photo of the Chairman, Dr. Julius Kiboi, external examiner and other staff in the department ready to conduct the exam.

The Department of Surgery staff and external examiner conducted Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCES) examination for MBCHB final year students.



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The Department of Surgery was well represented at the 2019 World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Special World Congress held in Beijing, China.



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Department receives new students.

The Deaprtment of Surgery was happy to welcome newly admitted Mmed students in 2019.

The local and international students were received by the staff in the Department led by the Chair, Dr. Julius Kiboi.



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A group photo of Prof. Nimrod Mwang'ombe, Dr. Julius Kiboi, Dr. Chris Musau and Mmed Neurosurgery students in the office of the Chair of the Department of Surgery.

Prof. Nimrod Mwang'ombe and Dr. Chris Musau left the country to attend the 2019 World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Special World Congress in Beijing, China.



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Department of Surgery
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Dr kiboi chairman surgery with Dr Brittany and Dr Ryan Ernst from UCLA CALIFORNIA USA and  prof  Khainga who will assist introduce new curriculum on emergency medicine.



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Department of Surgery
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Dr. Swaleh Shabhal, Dr. Maryllin Omondi, Dr. Githaiga took undergraduate students through Basic Surgical Skills Training.

Below are the photos taken during the session.

 



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Department of Surgery
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Dr. Michael Magoha performs microsurgical resection of an Olfactory groove meningioma using the new OPMI pentero 900 microscope.



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Department of Surgery
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From left to Right: Prof. Peter Ndaguatha, Prof. Joseph Oliech, Prof. George Magoha, Dr. Julius Kiboi, Prof. Jani Pankaj, Prof. Nimrod Mwang'ombe, Prof. Stanley Khainga, Dr. Joseph Githaiga, Dr. Daniel Ojuka and Dr. Christopher Musau.

Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha made a visit to the department on 23rd July, 2019.



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The Kenyatta National Hospital in partnership with the University of Nairobi and the Kenya Association of Pediatric Surgeons organized a surgical workshop on ARM (Anorectal Malformations). The main purpose is to raise awareness about these conditions, to develop capacity of its members and to champion excellence in the field of pediatric surgery.



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Dr. Julius Kiboi, Chair, Department of Surgery, gives a key note address at the Paediatrics Surgery Congress at Radisson Blue Hotel in Nairobi.

The Paediatric Surgery Congress was held at Radisson Blue Hotel in  Nairobi. Dr. Julius Kiboi, the Chair of the Department of Surgery gave a key note address at the congress.



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Radisson Blue Hotel
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Prof. Peter Mungai (Right) delivers his address at the East African Community Regional Meeting on Development of a Regional Frame Work for Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDS) in Arusha, Tanzania.



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Arusha, Tanzania
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Dr. Peter Mwika demonstrating posterior saggital anorectoplasty at the Kenyatta National Hospital theatre.



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KNH Theatre
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Prof. Stanley Khainga and Prof. Joseph Oliech with the mother and a child who had cleft lip surgery in Malindi.

Prof. Stanley Khainga and Prof. Joseph Oliech conducted cleft lip surgery in Malindi. In the photo, the two are with the mother and a child who had been operated on.



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Malindi
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Dr. Julius Kiboi, Chairman Department of Surgery with Dr. Ben Wairegi, Britam Group Managing Director, Prof. Oliech and program Director Dr. Nyaim when Dr. Wairegi paid a courtesy visit to the University of Nairobi Department of Surgery.



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Malindi
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Prof. Roan, chief of cardiovascular surgery at the National Cheng Kung University Hospital in Taiwan. 

The visiting team for haemodialysis AV fistula project on a courtesy call on CEO KNH Dr. E. Kamuri, Dr. Omulo, Head of the Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery Thematic unit and Prof. Mclegeiyo were in attendance.



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Malindi
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Before surgery.                                                          After surgery.

Giant omphalocele with a 15cm by 10cm defect closed primarily by Paediatric Surgery Unit led by Dr. Shahbal Swaleh using component separation technique.



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Malindi
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Paediatric surgery residents demonstrating hutch diverticulum with urinary tract obstruction led by Dr. Peter Mwika of the Thematic Unit of Paediatric Surgery.



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Malindi
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Prof. Jun-Neng  Prof of Cardiovascular Surgery National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan with Dr. Nikita Mehta ,lecturer in the thematic Unit of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery creating an arteriovenous fistula, during ongoing arteriovenous fistula project in collaboration with National Cheng Kung Hospital on 17th June, 2019.



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Malindi
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The Department of Surgery Chairman, Dr. Julius Kiboi, Dr. Kutty from Apollo Hospitals Group, India, Dr. Michael Magoha, lecturer, UoN, Dr. Wahome from the Ear Nose and Throat Unit and Mmed students in neurosurgery conducted an endoscopic pituitary surgery (transnassal approach) at the College of Health Sciences Kenyatta National Hospital theatre. 



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KNH Theatre
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The Department of Surgery Chairman Dr.Julius Kiboi, Dr. Elly Nyaim, Dr. Joseph Githaiga,and Dr. Chirs Musau with Mr. Jignesh from Apollo Hospital Group, India.

The Department of Surgery and Apollo Hospital Group have agreed on a collaboration.



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KNH Theatre
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A group photo of the Department of Surgery Chairman, Dr. Julius Kiboi, teaching staff and students after the completion of exams.

The Department of Surgery conducts exams for year 4 medical students.



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KNH Theatre
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Neurosurgeons from the Department of Surgery, Neurosurgery unit led by Dr. Michael Magoha, managing hydrocephalus with latest endoscopes from  Karl Storz.

 



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KNH THEATRE
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Mr. Steve Mbugua of SiSi Pharmaceuticals presenting a projector donation to the ENT unit.

Dr. Aswani the thematic head of ENT and Dr. Sitima the chief resident received the equipment on behalf of the unit.

SiSi Pharmaceuticals through Mr. Mbugua have offered to partner with the ENT thematic unit to fund research.



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KNH THEATRE
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College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. James Machoki (R) awards Dr. Peter Kitunguu after completion of pedagogy and andragogy training.

Dr. Peter Kitunguu was awarded with a certificate after he successfully completed pedagogy and andragogy training held at the University of Nairobi Central Catering Unit.



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KNH THEATRE
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Dr. Allan Mayer and Chairman Department of surgery from St. Francis Hospital in Hartford Connecticut teaching  Robotic surgery to surgery residents.



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KNH THEATRE
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Dr. Mwachaka, neurosurgery resident in Germany doing external rotation in the Klinikum University Hospital.



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Germany
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Neurosurgery University of Nairobi  lecturers and students with Dr. Koech from Moi University.



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Germany
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​UoN Dept of Surgery Chairman Dr Julius Kiboi with Executive Secretary Ms Pauline Mutunga all set to represent the department at the UoN 2019 Sports Day at main campus



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UoN Main Campus Sports Grounds
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Kidney transplants operation on 26th March, 2019.

Team involved; Dr. Julius Kiboi Chairman, Department of Surgery, Prof. Joseph Oliech and Prof. Peter  Ndaguatha supporting the local team.  



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UoN Main Campus Sports Grounds
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Group photo of the participants attending the workshop.



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UoN Main Campus Sports Grounds
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) in a collaborative effort with Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and Operation Ear Drop (EOD) carried out free ear screening to commemorate the World Hearing Day 2019.

The event which was graced by CHS Principal, Prof. James Machoki was held on 4th March, 2019 at the Principal’s Court, CHS.



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UoN Main Campus Sports Grounds
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UoN College of Health Sciences
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Dr Michael Magoha with Prof Leland Albright



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Boma Inn - Eldoret
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The University of Nairobi (UoN) and Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) doctors made another historical medical milestone by successfully re-implanting a 16-year-old boy's severed genitalia.



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Boma Inn - Eldoret
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​Paediatric Surgeon and Thematic Unit Head Dr JM Ndungu examining a Post-Graduate student at the UoN Teaching Hospital on Wednesday 14th November 2018.

 



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UoN Otorhinolaryngology Thematic Unit faculty, KNH ENT Consultants and External Examiner Prof Sammy Omoding at the end of the 2018 Post-Graduate examinations on Wednesday 14th November, 2018.



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KNH ENT Department
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UoN Dept of Surgery
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Intercontinental Hotel - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Acting CHS Principal, Prof. James Machoki (L) and Department of Surgery Chairman, Prof. Peter Ndaguatha compare notes during the symposium.

The University of Nairobi (UoN), College of Health Sciences (CHS) and Kenyatta National Hospital held a one-day cancer symposium on 7th June, 2018 at LT III.



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Meru Teaching & Referral Hospital (MTRH)
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Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Car Park
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World Hearing Day 2018 commemoration.

The University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) and Kenyatta National Hospital commemorated the World Hearing Day on 2nd March, 2018.



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Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Car Park
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UoN Department of Surgery/KNH
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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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Joseph Theuri's hand reatached after the surgery.

A team of doctors from the University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences and Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) achieved another historical medical milestone by successfully re-implanting a hand of a 17-year boy that was accidentally chopped off by a chaff cutter machine.



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Dr Daniel Kinyuru Ojuka was on Friday 22nd December, 2017 awarded Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) by University of Nairobi (UoN).

The topic of his PhD thesis was 'Exploring concepts of professionalism in Surgical Training in the University of Nairobi'.



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Graduation Square
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Graduation Square
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Paediatric Surgery Workshop and Symposium organized by Kenya Association of Paediatric Surgeons (KAPS) in collaboration with University of Nairobi (UoN)

The objective of the workshop and symposium was to enhance or impart skills of management of AnoRectal Malformations (ARM). In the operative part of the workshop held at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) two patients with ARM were operated on every day from Monday 6th November 2017 to Friay 10th November 2017.



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The Nairobi Hospital Anderson Convention Centre
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On Tuesday 25th July 2017, Pharma Branding Limited donated Kenya Shillings 50,000 for UoN Medical School 50th anniversary celebrations to be held at the UoN College of Health Sciences (CHS) from 26 - 28 Jul;y 2017.  

 

 

 



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Prof GAO Magoha's autobiography was launched at the University of Nairobi (UoN) towers in a colourful ceremony on Wednesday June 14, 2017. Purhase the book for yourself or as a gift to present to mentees, business associates, friends, relatives etc.



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Professor IM Macharia of the UoN Drpartment of Surgery has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited and Non-Executive Director of Equity Group Holdings Limited. He is a professor of Otorhinolarngology and Head/Neck surgery.



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Buffalo Bill of the American wild west got his nickname after literary killing the highest number of buffalos in a competition. The academic staff of University of Nairobi (UoN) nicknamed their 7th Vice Chancellor 'Buffalo' because of his dynamism and great deeds.



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University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences Principal, Prof. Isaac Kibwage carrying one of the separated conjoined twins during a dinner that was organized to honour the medical team that conducted the historic surgery.



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UoN Department of Surgery
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Separated conjoined twins, Blessings and Favour when they were taken for a day out of hospital on Valentine's Day.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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Separation of conjoined twins.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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Standing from left: Professor Peter Amollo Odhiambo, Gerald Kabogota and Mr. Thadeus Shigela. Seated is Professor Charles Nyamiti scholar, author, musician and Professor of Theology at the Catholic University of East Africa in Nairobi.

By: Professor Peter Amollo Odhiambo



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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The separated twins, Blessing and Favour playing with their mother in the ward. Inset: Dr. Fred Kambuni (L) and Dr. Chris Musau (R), the two were awarded the Order of the Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) by President Uhuru Kenyatta after leading a medical team that successfully separated the twins in November.



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The twin girls, Blessing and Favour who were separated early last month in a landmark operation. They are recovering well six weeks after the surgery.

The twins who were separated by a medical team from the University of Nairobi and Kenyatta National Hospital six weeks ago are recovering well.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC) - UoN Chiromo campus
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Members of the joint team pose for a group photo after successfully conducting the 23-hour operation to separate conjoined twins at Kenyatta National Hospital on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.



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CHS, KNH Campus
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From left: Prof. Stanley Khainga, Dr. Adan Abdullahi and Dr. Kimani Wanjeri, all from the University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences, Department of Surgery.



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Department of Surgery Chairman Prof. Peter Ndaguatha makes a presentation during the Annual Surgical Residents Forum held on 11th June, 2016.

The Annual Surgical Residents Forum was held at the University of Nairobi (UoN) College of Health Sciences (CHS) on 11th June, 2016 at Lecture Theatre III.



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The UoN Dept of Surgery conducts a Surgical Skills Workshop for final year MB ChB students every year as part of the students' training. Students are taught knot tying and stitching techniques. In this photo students are seen preactising what they have learnt.



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Nairobi Surgical Skills Centre (NSSC)- UoN Chiromo campus
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Prof Khainga, External Examiners, Faculty and Final Year graduate students at the end of the clinical examinations on Thursday 16th October 2019.



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UoN Teaching Hospital
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A group photo of the Department of Surgery Chairman, Dr. Julius Kiboi, teaching staff and students after the completion of exams.

The Department of Surgery conducts exams for year 4 medical students.



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KNH Theatre
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The September 2017 intake first year graduate students of UoN Department of Surgery and Orthopaedics underwent a two week in-houe Research Methodology Course from 18 - 29 September 2017. The main objective of the course was to equip the learners with the necessary knowledge and skills required for 1. Critical appraisal of literature and 2. Writing research proposals and execution of research. The course facilitators were: Dr Vincent Mutiso, Dr Dan Ojuka, Dr Mark Awori and Dr Joseph Wanjeri.



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