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Laboratory Session,
Telemedicine in Session,
Telemedicine Facilities.

Location:
The administrative office of the Department of Pathology is situated on the Kenyatta University, School of Health Sciences about 200 m from Gate B.

Internal Links:

Whereas the Department is responsible for the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) programme, the Department also services other Departments including: Nursing Sciences, Pharmacy/Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Medical Laboratory Science

External Links:

The Department is initiating links Muhimbili University of Health Sciences and Allied Sciences in Tanzania. There are also discussions with the Institute of Health Sciences, Bostwana and the Oncology Centre in Canberra, Australia.

Research Activities:
The members of staff in the Department are collaborators in research projects with National and International Institutions especially Kenya Medical Research Institute. The current research areas include Malaria and tuberculosis. There are strong inputs from the members of staff to Ministry of Health applied research and case findings.

Specialty and Branding:
The Department is a service department that specifically trains medical doctors. At the time the trainees graduate they are responsible and manage health services within and outside Kenya.


Contact:
The Chairman
Department of Pathology
Kenyatta University
P.O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 20 8710901 – 19 Cisco 3305
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.ku.ac.ke

Academic Staff and Specialization:

The Members of staff are specialized in the following disciplines:

Immunology Forensic Pathology
Medical Microbiology (Bacteriology, Virology and Mycology) Anatomic Pathology
Medical Parasitology (Protozoology, Helminthology and Entomology ) Clinical Pathology
Haematology and Transfusion Science Histopathology and Cytology
Chemical Pathology General Pathology

 Faculty Staff Members

External Examiners

conference

 

Photograph of delegates attending the summer training on “Global Health Diagnostics” at the McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Dr. Ogutu, Chairman, Department of Pathology (circled) attended the summer training between 12th to 16th June 2017.

List of recent activities attended by academic staff in the Department of Pathology

Dates

Activity

Venue/Organizer

Departmental Staff Attended

January 17th-18th, 2018

Scientific grant writing workshop at 10th Centre for AIDS Research (CFAR) East Africa Collaborative Scientific Symposium.

At Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda; CFAR.

Dr. Eric Ndombi

November 15th – 17th, 2017

12th Biennial Scientific Conference on the Role of Pathology in the Value Based Care.

Turtle Bay Beach Resort; Malindi; Kenya; Kenya Association of Clinical Pathologists.

Dr. Peris Thamaini

November 13th – 14th, 2017

International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs, STIs.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Prof. Alloys S.S. Orago

June 12th- 16th, 2017

Summer Training on Global Health Diagnostics.

Montreal Canada; McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health; Canada.

Dr. James O. Ogutu
Chairman, Department of Pathology

February 13th- 7th March, 2017

Mentoring visit.

Athens Georgia, USA; Centre for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD), University of Georgia, USA.

Dr. Eric Ndombi


Department of Pathology Schedule of events

2017/2018 Academic Year

Date

Day

Time

Function

Venue

September 12th 2017

Tuesday

9.00 am

Departmental Meeting

SoM Boardroom

September 19th 2017

Tuesday

9.00 am

Post-graduate seminar

SoM Boardroom

September 22nd 2017

Friday

8.30 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB II)

MBChB II Class Room

September 22nd 2017

Friday

10.300 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB III)

MBChB III Class Room

October 19th 2017

Tuesday

9.00 am

ISO committee meeting

SoM Boardroom

October 27th 2017

Thursday

9.00 am

Post-graduate seminar

SoM Boardroom

November 21st 2017

Tuesday

9.00 am

Moderation of Joint CAT

SoM Boardroom

December 5th 2017

Tuesday

9.00 am

Departmental Meeting

Chairman’s office

January 16th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Departmental Meeting

SoM Boardroom

January 23rd 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Post-graduate seminar

SoM Boardroom

January 24th 2018

Wednesday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB II)

MBChB II Class Room

January 26th 2018

Friday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB III)

MBChB III Class Room

February 6th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

ISO Committee meeting

Chairman’s office

March 13th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Exam moderation

SoM Boardroom

March 21st 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Departmental Meeting

SoM Boardroom

April 18th 2018

Wednesday

9.00 am

Post-graduate seminar

SoM Boardroom

May 8th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Committee meeting

Chairman’s office

May 14th 2018

Monday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB II)

MBChB II Class Room

May 16th 2018

Wednesday

9.00 am

Staff meeting with students (MBChB III)

MBChB III Class Room

May 29th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Exam moderation

SoM Boardroom

June 5th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Exam Moderation

SoM Boardroom

July 24th 2018

Tuesday

9.00 am

Joint marking of examinations

SoM Boardroom

August 2nd 2018

Thursday

9.00 am

Departmental meeting

SoM Boardroom

Prepared by

Dr. Eric Ndombi.

Examinations Coordinator, Dept. of Pathology

Undergraduate Studies:

The Department is responsible for MBChB programme (Pathology) which covers a

duration of 2 years of full time study.  Each year is divided into 3 semesters.

Postgraduate students:

Currently there are no Masters degree programmes but the Department has PhD

students.

 SERVICE DELIVERY CHARTER

We are committed to courtesy and excellence in Service Delivery

The Departments core functions: Teaching and Examination of Pathology to students in the School of Health Sciences.

 

No.

 

SERVICES RENDERED

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

CHARGES

 

TIMELINE

 

1.

Unit Registration

  • Student Unit Registration Form
  • Finance clearance
    • Delivery of Lectures, Practicals, & demonstrations
    • Administrations of C.A.Ts and Examinations
  • Missing CAT marks form
  • Mark sheet
  • Written communication from student

Free

Immediate

2.

Provision of lecture, C.A.T and Practicals schedules

University calendar

 

1st day of each Semester

3.

 

Bonafide student Registration status

-

As per the lecture schedule and Examination Timetable

4.

Release of Provisional CAT results

Student I/D

Free

21 days after sitting the CAT and 14 days before end of year Examination

5.

Result Queries on Semester C.A.T marks

 

Free

Communicated same day to Exams Officer

6.

Responding to students written queries

 

Free

1 day

7.

Responding to request from external stakeholders

Written communication from stakeholder

Free

1 week

 

 

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