The exchange program between the University of Nairobi, Department of Nursing Sciences and
Columbia University was a highly anticipated and successful initiative that aimed to foster cross-
cultural learning and collaboration between nursing students from both institutions. The program
spanned six weeks and concluded on May 12th, leaving a lasting impact on all participants.
The medical camp organized at the Diocese of Murang'a Catholic parish on 12th May,2023 was a resounding success, providing essential healthcare services to the local community. The event brought together Nursing students from the University of Nairobi and the University of South Alabama, who volunteered their time and expertise to ensure the smooth running of the camp. Led by Dr. Lilian Omondi from the University of Nairobi and Dr.
Proffessor Anna Karani was a great mentor and a friend to many . Prof Karani was a distinguished scholar who gave her best to mankind. A Professor of Nursing & Nursing Education at the University of Nairobi since 2008. Prof. Karani received several awards for promoting community work and nursing education.
In its quest for enriching serious gaming as a learning tool, the DNS receives its first board game designed by South African German Development Cooperation in partnership with safer spaces. Indawo, a Learning Tool for Co-Designing Safer Communities was developed as a way for anyone to learn about planning an area-based approach to violence prevention in South Africa.