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COMMENCEMENT AND RESUMPTION DATES FOR 2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

                                                      UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

                                                          ANNOUNCEMENT

                                                  2021/2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

                                    COMMENCEMENT AND RESUMPTION DATES

KT.T.C. PRACTICAL EDUCATIONAL TRIP

On Friday 20th August 2021, KTTC students together with their three Lecturers visited the Dept. of Veterinary Pathology and Dept. of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology for an academic practical training in Histopathological, Microbiological and Parasitological techniques.

THIKA T.T.I STUDENTS EDUCATIONAL TRIP

On Wednesday  21st  and Thursday 22nd  July 2021, Thika Technical Training Institute students 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.

K.T.T.C STUDENTS EDUCATIONAL TRIP

On Friday 9th July 2021, KTTC Diploma students together with their three Lecturers visited the faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Agriculture on an academic tour for practical training in various techniques. The students were welcomed by Prof. Mande, the Executive Dean faculty of Veterinary Medicine and CSD Senior Lecturer Dr Kitaa.

The students were taken through practical training in the following Depts within the two faculties i.e.

ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY STAFF TRAINING ON AST

The Dept. of Vet. Pathology held a two-week training (17th – 28th May 2021) to Animal Health Laboratory Staff on Anti-Microbial Sensitivity (AST).

The training was officially opened by Prof. Mande, the Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

TREE PLANTING EVENT

The University of Nairobi in partnership with the Equity Group Foundation, Kenya Forest Service, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Interior & Coordination of National government today are planting more than 5,000 trees on 18th May 2021 in various parts of the University.

The  5,000 tree seedlings have been donated by the Equity Foundation Group to promote environmental conservation and to stress the importance of fresh air( oxygen) during this period of Covid-19.

UoN COVID-19 VACCINATION ROLL-OUT

The University Health Services has now been registered as a COVID-19 Vaccination Centre by the Ministry of Health and the Nairobi County Government, through the Nairobi Metropolitan Services.

The Vaccination will commence on Thursday April 8, 2021 at 8.30AM outside of the Main Students Clinic. It should be noted that the University Vaccination Centre will be required to observe Government prioritization guidelines and to comply with COVID-19 health protocols. In this regard, the following categories of the priority target groups will be eligible:

AMR HAND'S ON PRACTICAL TRAINING

Through Kenya’s Fleming Fund grant, a training organized by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) working with the Directorate of Veterinary Services to microbiology technical staff in the department of Veterinary Pathology Microbiology & Parasitology. UoN-FVM on March 1st -4th 2021.The training focused on laboratory aspects of quality assurance to increase the ability of the lab to produce reliable, relevant and timely test results which can be interpreted correctly.