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:

COVID 19 CHAMPIONS TRAINING

The Office of the Dean of Students and Career Services in partnership with the Chief Medical Officer (CMO)'s UHS-ICEC Section would like us to train 300 Covid-19 Champions from six colleges (50 from each college x 6 colleges) on Thursday 25 February 2021 from 10.00am. A virtual link will be sent to you upon registration. 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DONATES HAND WASHING STATIONS

The University of Nairobi Alumni Association handed   over six handwashing stations worth Kenya Shillings 461, 606 to the University to help in the containment of covid-19.  The stations are a welcome gesture in the university’s fight against Covid-19 even as the University prepares to recall all students for on campus learning.

While handing over the equipment, the Associations’ vice chairperson Dr. Anne Assey said they are working towards getting more members on board so as to increase their scope and benefits to the university.

UON DON CROWNED WITH MBS IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Dr. Loice Ombajo, a senior lecturer at the University of Nairobi (UoN) was awarded State commendation by President Uhuru Kenyatta during this year’s Jamhuri Day celebrations in Nairobi.

Dr. Ombajo was awarded Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) for her dedicated public service and sacrifice in the fight against COVID-19 in Kenya.

PPE’S DONATION TO UON’S COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCE

Equity Group Foundation and the Kenya COVID-19 Fund Board have commenced the distribution of the second consignment of locally manufactured personal protective equipment (PPE) to public hospitals across all 47 counties in Kenya including all final year medical and dental students from 11 universities with medical and dental schools, as part of its sustained efforts to protect medics from the COVID-19 virus.

UON AND BASF COLLABORATE TO SUPPORT COVID-19 EFFORTS

The University of Nairobi through the Department of Chemistry has collaborated with  BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, to produce a handwash that will be distributed for free in urgent need areas as part of the company’s global “Helping Hands” initiative.

 

INVITATION TO A WEBINAR

You are hereby invited to a webinar on "Understanding the Patterns and Impact of Built Structures in Urban Riparian Zones: A Case Study of the Upper Nairobi River  Drainage Basin, Nairobi County, Kenya

 

Date: Wednesday July 15, 2020

Time: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM