The staff and faculty at School of Nursing Sciences join their colleagues at Boston University in congratulating Dr. Monica Onyango for winning the 2021 Norman A. Scotch Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Indeed the School of Nursing Sciences is proud to graduate professional nurses who can lead in multidisciplinary health teams and extend SON’S and UON’S vision of -“Leading with Excellence”
The neonatal nursing seminar is an activity that was planned by the University of Nairobi (UoN), University of Texas Medical Board (UTMB) and the Association of the Neonatal Nurses’ of Kenya (ANN_K). The planning committee included Dr. Miriam Wagoro and Dr. Joyce Jebet from UoN, Prof. Pamela Harris-Haman (UTMB), Mrs Josephine Bariu and Ms Odessa Omanyo (ANN_K) and Mr. Samuel Wainaina (Engineer County Hopsital, Nyahururu).
The nurses and midwives scholars in Kenya together with nurses associations and the Nursing Council of Kenya started weekly virtual meetings and provision of intellectual resources to offer support to nurses and midwives in the frontline of managing covid-19.
These create avenues for nurses and midwives to stay connected and share key insights and other critical information during this tumultuous time.
Rashid Salim, an alumnus of the School of Nursing has been admitted to a mentorship program at the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in Geneva.
Rashid made his submission to be a member of the ICN Nursing Student Steering Group and was selected as a successful candidate.
He will work together with other members to strengthen the nursing student influence in the work of ICN in global health and nursing policy.
University of Nairobi (UoN) moved its operations (that included teaching and learning) to online mode from mid March 2020 when the President pronounced a lockdown due to COVID-19 that devastated the whole world.
With the recent announcement of resumption of face to face learning by the UoN administration, and in line with the national guidelines, the School of Nursing Sciences (SONS) is working towards ensuring everyone’s safety within the school environment upon reopening.