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DNS RECEIVES INDAWO AS PART OF SERIOUS GAMING LEARNING TOOLS

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.

Free community health camp

The Department of Nursing Sciences in partnership with the University Health Services (UHS),
conducted a free Community Health Camp Targeting University of Nairobi staff and students on 19th May, 2022..
The objective was in line with the University’s Community and Social responsibility
The specific services/ activities offered/ carried out include;
1) Screening for diabetes and hypertension
2) Covid 19 vaccination
3) Screening for weight and Obesity
4) Breast and Cervical cancer screening

FACULTY AND STAFF OF DNS APPRECIATED DR WAITHERA MIRIE ON HER EARLY RETIREMENT

The Department of Nursing sciences held a farewell lunch in honor of  Dr Waithira Mirie  who proceeded on early retirement

Dr. Waithera Mirie was hailed as a great mentor, researcher, and teacher. A great team player and leader, Dr. Mirie left a mark in the Department/ formerly school of Nursing sciences where she served for over 20 years. The younger lecturers hailed her for her mentorship and reminisced how she watched them grow and molded them as early as their first year of training.

Dr. Jebet presents at Small and Sick Newborn webinar by WHO

Dr. Joyce Jebet made a presentation titled the Kenya Experience on neonatal nursing training during a Small and Sick Newborn webinar series organized by World Health Organization.

Other panelists included Dr. Ornella Lincetto, Medical Officer, WHO and Dr. Laura Angwenyi, Head of Division, Newborn and Child Health, Ministry of Health, Kenya.

Here is the link to the webinar.

Emergency obstetric and neonatal care skills training

Post graduate students undertaking Master of Science in Midwifery and Paediatric Nursing were trained on emergency obstetric and neonatal care skills in a joint training session by the University of Nairobi (UoN) and Kenyatta University (KU).

The aim of the session was to demonstrate and allow the students to perform skills in emergency obstetric and neonatal care.

Curriculum review workshop

The Department of Nursing Sciences is in the process of reviewing all its curricular to incorporate the new developments in nursing and health sciences, and to build a quality curricular critical in teaching the nursing workforce and make them relevant to the dynamic needs of the society and for achievement of Kenya Vision 2030, SDG 3, African Union 2063 Agenda and Universal Health Coverage.