On 17th January 2023, Obs/Gyn- UoN residents interacted /learned from John Hopkins University staff at the KNH theatre laparoscopic dry lab. The University of John Hopkins is developing a laparoscopic training application using a mobile telephone camera and an effective inexpensive pelvic trainer (expected cost USD 180). Dr. Odende, Dr. Owiti and Dr. Gichuhi Wanyoike had a meeting with the John Hopkins team and agreed on having a collaboration between KNH, UoN and John Hopkins on laparoscopic training.
Dr Kihara Anne Beatrice Honorary Fellowship from the Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ICOG). President-Elect FIGO joined recognized International Faculty members and attended the 65th All India congress with approximately 8,000 Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Kolkata, India.
The guest speaker for this month's wellness forum is Carolyne Gaithuma, a transformational coach, speaker, and trainer on goals and resolutions.
The forum was organized and coordinated by Dr. Diana Ondieki (Lecturer), assisted by Dr. Eglay Nyakoa (Postgraduate - Mmed Obstetrics and Gynaecology student - The University of Nairobi) and Senior ICT Officer - Mr. Humphrey Misigo (The University of Nairobi - FHS) for organizing zoom meeting link and recording.
Ag. Director General of AfricaCDC, Dr. Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, on the margins of the 2nd International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022), held bilateral talks with Dr. Anne-Beatrice Kihara, President-Elect of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics on upcoming collaboration and engagements, 16th Dec 2022.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology congratulates Dr. Diana Ondieki (Lecturer) for graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy in African Women Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and 14 graduands (Dr. Akaneme Innis Elizabeth, Dr. Gamanga Abdul Hameed, Dr. Kakay Osman, Dr. Mzungu Rebecca Mbuche, Dr. Agunda Sarah Doreen Taaka, Dr. Farooqui Nailah, Dr. Joseph Omeonga Djemba, Dr. Khalil Yusuf Adam, Dr. Kipkore Sheila Jepkoech, Dr. Kiragu Sylvia Wanjiru, Dr. Manani Justine Otuke, Dr.
Dr. Lauryn Mengesa Busolo, an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Mmed Year 3 postgraduate student at The University of Nairobi, Faculty of Health Sciences - presented her abstract that was selected for presentation at the 7th Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Bogota, Colombia and was also selected for the Emerging Voices for Global Health Program (EV4GH) that took place at Medellin, Colombia ahead of the conference (31st Oct - 4th Nov 2022).
The 9th edition of the Merck foundation Africa Asia Luminary from 15th - 16th November 2022, a yearly educational conference conducted to contribute to Africa and Asia's socio-economic development, has commenced in Dubai amidst growing calls for African governments to make infertility treatment affordable to the general citizenry.