Latest News in Clinical Studies

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in partnership with Jane Goodalls Roots and Shoots - Kenya, Lamek Conservancy and Narok County Government carried out a very successful veterinary outreach activity on the 29th November 2014.



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NAROK COUNTY
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Bsc. Wildlife and Conservation 2nd year students underwent survival skills field training conducted at Hells Gate National Park in collaboration with the Kenya Wildlife Training Institute.

Skills learned were;



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Hells Gate NAIVASHA
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The Chairman Department of Clinical Studies Prof. J.D Mande (left) presenting a gift to Mr and Mrs James M. Gitahi.

 

Mr James M. Gitahi joined the Department of Clinical Studies of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in February 1980 as a Technologist.



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Hells Gate NAIVASHA
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Prof. Peter M.F. Mbithi has been appointed the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi with effect from 6th January, 2015 for a five-year term renewable once. The formal appointment was made by the Cabinet Secretary, Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi as per Section 39, of the Universities Act 2012. 

Prof. Peter Mulwa Felix Mbithi

B.V.M, MSc., MVSc., Ph.D, MKCVC (Surg.), IOM, EBS

He will take over from Prof. George Magoha whose final term expires in January 2015. He becomes the seventh Vice-Chancellor, since the inception of the University of Nairobi in 1970.

Prof Peter M. F. Mbithi is a Professor of Veterinary Surgeon in this department, Department of Clinical Studies (CSD). The Chairman, staff and students of the Deparment of Clinical studies takes this earliest opportunity to congratulate Prof. P. M. F. Mbithi on his new appointment and wish him God’s blessings as he looks forward towards steering the University of Nairobi to higher levels.

Read more on http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/node/7160 .



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Hells Gate NAIVASHA
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Dr. J.Wafula Aleri’, a lecturer at the Department of Clinical Studies has been named this year’s winner of the Gustav Rosenberger Young scientist Cattle award.  The Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund (GRMF) is an international award in tribute to Dr Gustav Rosenberger and is related to the World Association for Buiatrics. The award was initiated, with the objective to ‘further improve bovine medicine at an international level and to stimulate bovine research in its broadest sense’. To realize that objective, bovine scientists have been awarded by grants and prizes, mainly being young scientists.

Dr. J.Wafula Aleri ( 3rd left) with other Researchers at The University of Melbourne 



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The University of Melbourne, Austraria
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Intercontinental University Games Officially Kicks Off

The 7th All Africa University Games kicked off today at the University of Nairobi (UoN) Sports Grounds with 13 countries from different parts of Africa and 500 athletes participating.  The games to be competed in include soccer, karate, netball, swimming, table tennis, track and field events, American football, and volleyball.

Officiating the official opening of the games, FASU President, Dr. Ralethe Malumbete, said that the objectives of the games were to promote sports, provide networking opportunities and promote cooperation amongst universities. The athletes would also be accorded with opportunities to compete at inter-university world games.



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Main Campus, Kenya Science, Lower Kabete, Kasarani and Nyayo Stadiums.
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AFRICA-US INTEGRATED DISEASE MANAGEMENT (AFRUS-IDM) PARTNERS’ MEETING FOR CAPACITY BUILDING IN INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF TRANSBOUNDARY ANIMAL DISEASES AND ZOONOSES (CIMTRADZ) IN KAMPALA, UGANDA



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KAMPALA UGANDA
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ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 9TH BIENNIAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION OF THE FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

THEME:
ENHANCING LIVELIHOOD THROUGH IMPROVEMENT IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

SUB THEME:



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FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND VETERINARY SCIENCES.
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4th Year Lecture Theatre, CSD
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