School of Nursing Sciences - CHS
Nurses and midwives are critical and transformative frontline health care agents that comprise 70% of Human Resource for Health (HRH) in Kenya providing the bulk of health services in rural health facilities; they are the first line of contact with clients in provision of health services within low income and hardship settings.
The Director School of Nursing Sciences Prof. Grace Omoni indicated that this created the need for UON_Amref eBscN programme (School of Nursing Sciences) which to date has enrolled 420 students; 50% of them from rural county health facilities in Kenya who are not able to access internet easily look for a way to deliver eLearning content to students using cost-effective and affordable hand held technology - low cost tablets with preloaded electronic content that has adequate security features to prevent copying, printing or sharing of the same with a learner that isn’t a beneficiary of the programme.
The Ag. Principal Prof. Gathece (Dean School of Dental Sciences) who presented the tablets to the Students encouraged them to keep up the spirit of getting more knowledge to transform health care in the country. Lecturers from the School Dr. Blasio Omuga, Antony Ayieko and Dr.James Mwaura also attended the function
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