Vision: To be a leading center of excellence in education and training , research, outreach and consultancy services in veterinary, Biomedical, Wildlife, Fish, Environmental and Allied Management Sciences for continued well being of mankind.

One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) and the Makerere University School of Public Health recently received research funding for an EcoHealth Chair on Human and Animal Health in Protected Ecosystems of Central and Eastern Africa. The EcoHealth approach emphasizes working with all stakeholders in identifying health vulnerabilities in communities using participatory methodologies. The research area is at the human-animal-wildlife interface in fishing enclaves and cattle keeping communities inside Queen Elizabeth National Park. The applicants will be stationed in the communities during the identification, ranking, and prioritization/sampling for health vulnerabilities phase and later perform quantification and characterization studies at their institutions.

Requirements for the PhD applicants (4 positions):

Prospective PhD applicants to the Ecohealth project should meet the following minimum requirements.

  1. Be a citizen of one of the OHCEA member countries.
  2. Have a Master’s degree relevant to the proposed field of study;
  3. Be willing to spend some considerable time in the study area, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda and have their studies at Makerere University.
  4. Show willingness to work in a multidisciplinary and multistakeholder environment and be able to meet tight deadlines.


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The Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection urgently requires part-time lecturer in Mathematics to teach the First Year Students during the September 2014 to January 2015. You are kindly requested to apply. Click to download full advert.

For more details contact;

Prof. George Chemining'wa

Chairman, Department of PSCP

Email: dept-pscp@uonbi.ac.ke

Telephone: 254-020-632121



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As part of the world rabies day celebrations, students can participate in the above challenge. The link and more info can be found at: http://rabiesalliance.org/media/news/inviting-all-students-to-take-on-the-global-one-health-challenge



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One Health
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Wellcome Trust funding supports the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities, with the aim of improving human and animal health. They offer a wide variety of funding schemes, including Investigator Awards, fellowships and Strategic Awards, and also support several major initiatives. Click on this for more information.



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Vet Med - CAVS
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One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) is a network of 14 schools of Public Health and Veterinary Medicine in 6 central and eastern African countries (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda). OHCEA recently received research funding for an EcoHealth Chair on on Human and Animal Health in Protected Ecosystems of Central and Eastern Africa. The EcoHealth approach emphasizes working with all stakeholders in identifying health vulnerabilities in communities using participatory methodologies. The research area is at the human-animal-wildlife interface in fishing enclaves and cattle keeping communities inside Queen Elizabeth National Park. OHCEA is seeking to hire a full time Project Field Manager to be based in Kasese, Uganda.  The individual is required to work with very minimum supervision.

Job Purposes: To undertake planning, development and delivery of field based project activities in and around Queen Elizabeth National Park, Southwestern Uganda.

Reporting to: EcoHealth Chair and Project Leader of the IDRC funded Ecohealth project.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



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Kasese, Uganda
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Dr. J.Wafula Aleri (left), a lecturer at the Department of Clinical Studies has been named this year’s winner of the Gustav Rosenberger Young scientist Cattle award.  The Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund (GRMF) is an international award in tribute to Dr Gustav Rosenberger and is related to the World Association for Buiatrics. The award was initiated, with the objective to ‘further improve bovine medicine at an international level and to stimulate bovine research in its broadest sense’. To realize that objective, bovine scientists have been awarded by grants and prizes, mainly being young scientists.

 

Dr. J.Wafula Aleri ( 3rd left) with other Researchers at The University of Melbourne 



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The University of Melbourne, Austraria
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The Department of Animal Production has launched a Staff Welfare Association that is a registered group at the Social Services Department.The Association has also launched its Logo.



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Department of Animal Production
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Department of Animal Production
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Hatching of Chicks in the Department of Animal Production.

 

 

Chicks Hatched at the College Hatchery under the department of Animal Production, UoN

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Department of animal production
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Dr. J.Wafula Aleri’, a lecturer at the Department of Clinical Studies has been named this year’s winner of the Gustav Rosenberger Young scientist Cattle award.  The Gustav Rosenberger Memorial Fund (GRMF) is an international award in tribute to Dr Gustav Rosenberger and is related to the World Association for Buiatrics. The award was initiated, with the objective to ‘further improve bovine medicine at an international level and to stimulate bovine research in its broadest sense’. To realize that objective, bovine scientists have been awarded by grants and prizes, mainly being young scientists.

Dr. J.Wafula Aleri ( 3rd left) with other Researchers at The University of Melbourne 



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The University of Melbourne, Austraria
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Intercontinental University Games Officially Kicks Off

The 7th All Africa University Games kicked off today at the University of Nairobi (UoN) Sports Grounds with 13 countries from different parts of Africa and 500 athletes participating.  The games to be competed in include soccer, karate, netball, swimming, table tennis, track and field events, American football, and volleyball.

Officiating the official opening of the games, FASU President, Dr. Ralethe Malumbete, said that the objectives of the games were to promote sports, provide networking opportunities and promote cooperation amongst universities. The athletes would also be accorded with opportunities to compete at inter-university world games.



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Main Campus, Kenya Science, Lower Kabete, Kasarani and Nyayo Stadiums.
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AFRICA-US INTEGRATED DISEASE MANAGEMENT (AFRUS-IDM) PARTNERS’ MEETING FOR CAPACITY BUILDING IN INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF TRANSBOUNDARY ANIMAL DISEASES AND ZOONOSES (CIMTRADZ) IN KAMPALA, UGANDA



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KAMPALA UGANDA
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ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 9TH BIENNIAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION OF THE FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

THEME:
ENHANCING LIVELIHOOD THROUGH IMPROVEMENT IN ANIMAL HEALTH AND PRODUCTION IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

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FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND VETERINARY SCIENCES.
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4th Year Lecture Theatre, CSD
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The Department of Public Health, Pharmacology & Toxicology announces PhD and MSc Proposal Presentations seminar as follows;

Date: Thursday 19th June, 2014

Time: 2.00 P.M

VENUE: PHPT Seminar Room



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PHPT SEMINAR ROOM, CAVS
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The Department of Public Health, Pharmaacology and Toxicology won a consultancy to train veterinary staff from the Greater Horn of Africa on Surveillance and Epidemiology of trade-related Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs). The 28 participants attending the training are drawn from six countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Southern Sudan, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. The three-month training will lead to the award of Certificate in Surveillance and Epidemiology of trade-related Transboundary Animal Diseases. The training is being facilitated by African Union- InterAfrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) with funding from United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Training started on 24th February 2014 and will end on 23rd May 2014. 

 



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Kenya School of Government (KSG), Lower Kabete
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The chancellor and her vice together with deputy toured the veterinary farm on Monday 4th August 2014 as part of the day tour to the college of agriculture and veterinary sciences.

Dr. Vijoo Rattansi (Mrs.) who was visiting the veterinary farm since her appointment as chancellor was accompanied by the chairman of the university council Dr,Iddle Farah and the University of Nairobi management team lead by vice chancellor Prof.George Maghoa



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VET-FARM UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
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The Vet-Farm will be among the participant of this year 2014 Nairobi International Trade Fair organized by the Agricultural Society of Kenya ASK at Jamhuri show ground Nairobi. The farm will exhibit livestock in twelve different classes, Pigs in seven different clases, poultry in seven different classes, eggs in two different classes and farm produce.The event is organised by agricultural society of kenya (ASK) http://www.ask.co.ke/



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The 2014 Nairobi International Trade Fair will take place at the Jamhuri show ground.The event is organised by the Agricultural Society of Kenya
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Vet Farm - Kanyariri
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Dar salaam,Tanzania
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Dr.Ochwang'i Dominic recieves a present from Prof.Mbithi Peter (DVC A&F) as the Best Oral Presenter in the Biennial Conference.



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UPPER KABETE CAMPUS,UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI,KENYA
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Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
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Dr. Kimani is filmed operating ultra-microtome for the departmental documentary.

Physiology students in the lab filmed running experiments

 

 



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Department of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology
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Head of Department Dr. Kimwele, meets the departmental website champions to review website content upload and management. Left, Mr. Amos Tangai Right, Dr. Dominic Ochwangi.



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Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology
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The principal College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences Kabete Prof. Mwangombe adresses the staff, students during the opening ceremony for Tree planting at UniBio Park Kabete which was done in partnership with Total Kenya Ltd on 28th June. Students of BVM came out in large numbers to plant trees.



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KABETE UNIBIO PARK
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Dr. Boniface Kavoi from Vet. Anatomy & Physiology is a visiting scholar at the University of Ghana, School of Veterinary Medicine and Consumer Sciences. He is going to teach Veterinary Gross Anatomy to  200 BVM students  in the that college. He will also be assisting in research by guiding and supervising post graduate students and provide guidance in issues to do with Vet. Gross Anatomy curricullum from 8th March to 29th April 2014.



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University of Ghana School of Vet. Medicine
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Prof Nyaga and Prof Kimbita,  the  Chairman of  the host  Department



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Sokoine University of Agriculture
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Chancellor, Dr. Vijoo Rattansi tours Department of Veterinary Pathology Microbiology and Parasitology



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Department of Veterinary Pathology Microbiology and Parasitology
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Thika Technical Training Institute Students,staff with U.o.N staff.



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Histopathology Laboratory
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Official opening of the Mycotoxin Research Center, in the Department of PHPT on the 4th of September 2014 by H.E. Sofia, from - Emmersberger, Ambassador of the Republic of Finland.

The project was funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland.



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PHPT DEPT, SEMINAR ROOM
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Six PHPT staff attended an ODEL writing and review workshop that was held at the Multimedia  University in Nairobi between 9th -12th June 2014. The PHPT team was writing ODEL courses for Masters in Veterinary Public Health in readiness for the launch of the the program later in the year.



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Multimedia University in Nairobi
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Special/Suplementary Examinations Timetable for May 2013 intake



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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
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Prof. Mulei Charles Matiku
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