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.
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.
Vincent Mukhtar, a PhD student at the University of Nairobi (UoN) School of Nursing Sciences (SONS) is happy to have defended his thesis in an online session.
This was a breakaway from the normal norm where the defense would be done face to face. Normally, the student would face a panel and present his/her thesis and later on respond to questions from the panelists.