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Lectures

Every Monday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. all residents attend academic teachings on various orthopedic topics as outlined in the curriculum. The presentation is by a member of staff of the department in the orthopedic seminar room. This time is protected, as all residents are relieved from clinical duties. The staff members are in attendance to moderate the session.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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The Kenya Orthopaedic Association will hold its 2014 annual conference and AGM at Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf resort in Naivasha from 11th -13th June 2014.
The conference Chair is Prof. LN. Gakuu, a member of the Department of orthopedics Of the University of Nairobi.

 



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Prof. Gakuu Lawrence Ndegwa, an Orthopedic Surgeon and Full Professor at the University of Nairobi is the Editor of the East African Orthopedic Journal.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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The Orthopedic department held a meeting in February 2014 for revision of Masters in Medicine Orthopedic Surgery MMed (Ortho) curriculum. The course will run for five years. A final approval will be obtained from the senate.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Dr.Mutiso, senior lecturer and consultant Orthopedic Surgeon (extreme right) and Dr. Mogire, consultant Orthopedic Surgeon (extreme left) in a photo with Kenyatta national Hospital staff and University of North Carolina faculty.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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Dr. Rajesh Parasnis (Picture above) a Consultant Spine Surgeon from Pune, India visited the department on February 2014. He gave a lecture on Tuberculosis of the spine to staff and students.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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DR. MUTISO VINCENT AN Orthopedic Surgeon and Academic Staff member of the University Of Nairobi Medical School, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Kenyatta National Hospital is the current Honorary Chairman of the Kenya Orthopaedic Association.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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One of the registrars in Orthopedic Surgery defending his dissertation

The Orthopedic department held a meeting on 4th February 2014 for a dissertation defense in Masters in Medicine Orthopedic Surgery MMed (Ortho). Two students presented their dissertations.



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College of Health Sciences, UoN
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A Spine Project was held at the Kenyatta National Hospital with the support of Nuvasive team and coordinated by Dr. Ombachi Bwana, a lecturer and Orthopedic Surgeon at the Orthopedic Department of the University of Nairobi.



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Kenyatta National Hospital
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The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of the University of Nairobi, Kenya Orthopedic association, and Kenyatta National Hospital held the Advanced Trauma Life Support course from 5th to 7th February 2014 at Kenyatta National Hospital, Rahimtulla Building.



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Kenyatta National Hospital, Rahimtulla Building
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