Department of Vet.Pathology

2ND SILAB AMR DATA ENTRY TRAINING

SILAB AMR DATA ENTRY TRAINING.

Our dedicated staff Dr. C.m bidyo &Ms. ANN Munene were part of the team that were trained on the 2nd SILAB training aimed to improve on the transmission and quality of AMR data, was undertaken at the Dairy training institute, Naivasha from the 6th to the 8th of April 2022.

The training was through the support of FIND (Foundation for innovative New Diagnostics).

STAFF UNDERGOES LABORATORY QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (QMS) TRAINING

The Africa Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) trains technical microbiologists drawn from human and animal health in laboratory quality management systems (QMS) for AMR surveillance. Our Microbiology section technical head, Ms. Ann Munene, is part of the first cohort in the country for whom "Microbes" is their anthem.

THIKA T.T.I STUDENTS (SLT) EDUCATIONAL TRIP

On Monday  8th  and Wednesday 10th  November 2021, Thika Technical Training Institute students taking Science Laboratory Technology together with their Lecturers visited the Dept. of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology on an academic tour for practical training in various techniques. The students were welcomed by Prof. Samuel Githigia, the Departmental Chairman together with Mr. John Mukiri, Ass. Chief Technologist.

VISIT BY THE PROF. STEPHEN KIAMA (VC) AND DR. BIMAL KANTARIA (MANAGING DIRECTOR, ELGON KENYA LIMITED)

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama and the Managing Director, Elgon Kenya Limited, Dr. Bimal Kantaria, toured Kabete Campus on 14th October, 2021 to identify the site for the establishment of the proposed Resource and Innovation Centre. Prof. Kiama and Dr. Bimal Kantaria were accompanied by members of the project committee drawn from various departments in the University, led by Prof. Margaret Hutchinson, the Associate Vice Chancellor Research Innovation and Enterprise. They were received by the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Prof.