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Advanced Family Planning (AFP) training for Pharmacy School lecturers (June 2021)
The School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacology and Clinically participated in the Advanced Family Planning (AFP) training for Pharmacy School lecturers organized by The Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) in collaboration with Ministry of Health (MOH) -Division of Reproductive & Maternal Health and Jhpiego- Kenya (Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynaecology and Obstetrics) and the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB).
The training of trainers aimed to build capacity of the Kenyan Pharmacist and future pharmacists in order to ease the access of Family Planning commodities to the public.
Chairman Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, Dr. Samuel Chege, presented KU School of Pharmacy action plans. Also in attendance were, Drs. Tirus Wachira and Noah Chepkech.
WHITE COAT CEREMONY:(Nov 2020) A Transition From Lay Men and Women to Studentship in Pharmacy
On 9th November 2020, the newly admitted 1st year students began their 5-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPham) journey with the White Coat Ceremony. White coats have been worn since the late 1880’s by scientists used them for protection against chemicals that they were working with. The White Coat Ceremony originated in University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine in 1989 and spread rapidly to schools of pharmacy, dentistry, and nursing worldwide. The ceremony symbolizes professionalism, caring and trust, which students must earn from patients and serves as a reminder of students’ new purpose to serve humanity through diligence and excellence.
The ceremony held at Business and Student Service Center (BSSC) was chaired by the Dean- Dr. Gladys Mwangi and Chairmen of Departments- Dr. Maurice Kodhiambo, Dr. Samuel Chege and Dr. Stephen Thuita; School Examinations Coordinator- Dr. Everlyne Wanzala; School Administration Assistant-Ms. Eunice Macharia, Technician-Edward Kariuki and Student Leaders Bernard Karanja-KUSA Chairman, Maurice Omurwa- School Congressperson and Brian Omondi- KUPhSA Secretary General were in attendance.
The Dean officially received and welcomed the new students and advised them on how to connect with academics and life at the University. Students were commissioned to realign their thoughts, behaviour and actions to the profession they have been called and consequently admitted to train and symbolism and honor of wearing a white coat reiterated.
Newly admitted Bachelor of Pharmacy Students at BSSC during the Induction Meeting and White Coat Ceremony
Student leaders, Bernard Karanja-middle (KUSA Chairman) Maurice Omurwa-right (School of Pharmacy Congressperson and Brian Omondi (KUPhSA Secretary General)
Ag. Dean, Dr. Gladys Mwangi, Conducting the White Coat Ceremony
Dean, Faculty, Organizing students and guests during the School of Pharmacy Corporate Week
Dean, School of Pharmacy Dr. Gladys Mwangi officially opening the occasion
Dean, SoP; Dr. Louis Machogu, President,Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK); Dr. Josephine Nguri, Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital
Dr. Louis Machogu, President, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK)
Dr. Josephine Nguri, Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital
Dr. Rogers Atebe, Regal Pharmaceuticals
Dr. Eric Muringu, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) and KU School of Pharmacy Alumni
Dr. Titus Suge. Keynote Speaker; Dean Kabarak University Pharmacy School
Dr. Kahiga Faculty, KU School of Pharmacy
Dr. Juliet Makanga, KU School of Pharmacy
Bernard Karanja, KU, Congressperson School of Pharmacy
Gladys Mwangi KU, Female Delegate School of Pharmacy