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Graduation Ceremony for 1st Cohort UoN HIV Fellowship Programme


The University of Nairobi (UoN) HIV Fellowship programme was established in 2008 to build the capacity of indigenous Kenyans to run large scale HIV programmes.  The aim of the program is to provide Leadership and Management skills to professionals managing Health Programs in Kenya and support service delivery in partner institutions.

The Fellowship is funded by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and implemented by University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW).  Within the University UNITID works closely with the Scholl of Business, School of Computing and Informatics, School of medicine, School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Extramural Studies. The fellowship Programme prides itself in providing competency based training that creatively combines class based training with experiential learning and mentorship.

School Of Physical Sciences, Seminar Environmental Health In The 21st Century: Challenges And Opportunities

Prof Patrick Allard

Assistant Professor

Institute for Society & Genetics and Environmental Health Sciences

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

Los Angeles


Prof Allard is the 2011/2 Global Toxicology Scholar for the Society of Toxicology

He will give a seminar (Tuesday, 11th Dec 2012 at 2.30 pm at the School of Physical Sciences Boardroom) on “Environmental Health in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” and enlighten the university community about the training and funding opportunities offered by the Society of Toxicology (SOT).

48th Graduation Ceremony Booklet

The University of Nairobi celebrates the 48th Graduation Ceremony today, the 7th Day of December, 2012.

Invitation to Public Lecture by Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2002, Sir John Sulston FRS

The  Population Studies and Research Institute invites you to a public lecture by  Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2002, Sir John Sulston FRS on Monday, 10th December, 2012 at the University of Nairobi, 8-4-4 Auditorium.


Topic: People and the planet - how can we all live and flourish on a finite Earth?


Organized by University of Nairobi, (UoN), Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) in conjunction with The Royal Society, UK

RSVP to or contact Emma on 0707 208 649

Guests to be seated by 2.00 PM

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