UoN Lecturer Scopes International Young Scientist Cattle Award

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

The grant consists of a value of approximately € 10.000 and has been sponsored by MSD Animal Health and a travel scholarship to attend the 2014 Buiatrics Conference. Dr Aleri will be receiving this prestigious award in Cairns, Australia where the Buiatriacs conference will be held from 26th July, – 1st August, 2014. Dr Aleri who is currently in Australia will also be presenting his part of PhD research work at the conference. Read more.

Dr. J.Wafula Aleri (1st left) with other Researchers in action at The University of Melbourne

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Dr.J.Wafula Aleri, jaleri@student.unimelb.edu.au

   

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Federation of Africa University Sports (FASU) Officially Kickoff

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.

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. George Magoha, who was represented by Deputy Vice- Chancellor (Finance and Administration), Prof. P. Mbithi , said the games would provide a forum for women to be able to formally take their place in this competitive world and further cautioned athletes to set a good example by avoiding use of enhancements to win.

The cost of the eight-day games will be met by the University of Nairobi, participating teams and sponsors. Among the sponsors of the Games are Coca Cola, Techno, Pinewood, Nairobi Sports House, Chilly Willy and, Industrialist Manu Chandaria. 

The venues of the games are Main Campus (Basketball, Chess, Karate, Netball, Table Tennis, American Football, Handball and Sitting Volleyball), Kenya Science (Soccer and Badminton), Safaricom Stadium, Kasarani (Swimming) and the Nyayo National Stadium (Athletics) Nairobi Club (Tennis).

Those who graced the opening include officials of the Federation of International University Sports (FISU) and intercontinental bodies from Europe and Asia, administrators from local universities and sports authorities and students.

 Department of Clinical studies wishes all participants a great sporting time.

 

 
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Faculty Dean, Staff and Postgraduate Students Attend International Conference on Capacity Building in Integrated Management of Transboundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses (CIMTRADZ)

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

The  Dean of  the  Faculty of Veterinary Medicine  Prof. C.M. Mulei and Dr. D.W. Gakuya  from the Department of Clinical Studies participated  in this year’s  African- US Integrated   Disease Management  (AFRUS-IDM) partners meeting  for capacity building in Integrated Management of Transboundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses( CIMITRADZ) from 30th of June to 4th of July. The meeting was   hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity, Makerere.  There were representatives from partner African and U.S.  Institutions, USAID missions, HED Washington DC, NGOS, and other stakeholders. The network provided a forum to discuss potential opportunities for collaboration in training and research.  The meeting also included an international cultural Boma and conference, where the various African and U.S. institution presented their areas of   possible collaboration in   research and training.   Dr. Gakuya presented the ongoing research in the faculty and the possible areas of collaboration in research and training. Students who attended the summer course in IDM also made their presentations together with Master students in the MSc in Integrated Management of Transboundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses programme. Other stakeholders also made their presentation on various issues that included; innovations in curriculum development and training, biotechnology and diagnostics, animal production, food safety and security, gender issues and business development among others. Among the participants were 4   students from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in the University of Nairobi; Dr. Anne Waweru and Job Ronoh   pursuing Masters degree programme in Veterinary Public Health under  One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA)  at Makerere University.  Others included Dr. Moses Olum and Jamlick Bundi from the Department of Clinical Studies, University of Nairobi.  In the regional Deans, node coordinators and partners meeting, the curriculum review for the Masters in IDM programme, its introduction to other Veterinary faculties in regional Universities and the future of CIMTRADZ were discussed.

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UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN DEPARTMENT IN CLINICAL STUDIES

CERTIFICATE
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
J134 CERTIFICATE IN ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION 1
J142 CERT. IN EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISEASE SURVEILLANCE 1
CERTIFICATE IN ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION AND FERTILITY MANAGEMENT
BACHELOR
Degree Code Degree Name Duration (Years)
J30 BACHELOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 5
JWL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION 4

Undergraduate courses in the department of clinical studies

9 TH BIENNIAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION OF THE FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE (FVM )

FACULTY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE, COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND VETERINARY SCIENCES.
DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL STUDIES

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

SUB THEME:
• Biotechnology & Research in Livestock Production & Health Management
• Emerging and re-emerging diseases in a changing climate
• Food Security & Safety
• Disease Surveillance, Diagnosis & Control
• Livestock value chains & Agri-business
• Bio-prospecting and Ethno-medicine
• Policy & Veterinary service delivery systems
• One Health
• Animal Welfare

 

9th biennual conference poster

FVM Biennial Conference Registration Form_0

Department of Clinical Studies, University of Nairobi deals with teaching, research and has the largest veterinary refferal hospital