University of Nairobi and PATH Kenya partner to improve child healthcare 

By Opeyemi Babalola As part of efforts towards improving quality of services of health workers to properly diagnose sick children, the University of Nairobi (UoN) and PATH Kenya, have signed a collaborative agreement on maternal and child health. According to a statement obtained by University Times International, “In this partnership, the University of Nairobi through the Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID)  will provide research leadership in 3 counties;  Kitui, Uasin Gishu and Kakamega: to develop digitization tools of integrated management for healthcare. This programme will seek to establish…

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UoN maintains top 5% rank globally

By Opeyemi Babalola The University of Nairobi has ranked very highly in the just released Ranking Web of Universities-Webometrics. The University placed position 12 in Africa and 1,077 in the world, making the Institution one of the most highly ranked top 5% Universities in the world. The University has maintained a solid lead in East and Central Africa for the last 7 years. For the January 2022 edition, the ranking body reviewed about 31,000 Higher Education Institutions in over 200 countries across the globe.    The University ranked favourably in…

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U of Nairobi Collaborates to Support Women in Cross Border Trade

By Moyosore Salami The University of Nairobi through the Women Economic Empowerment HUB (WEE-HUB) has signed an MOU with the Ministry of East African Community and Regional Development and the Collaborative Centre for Gender Development and the Collaborative Centre for Gender and Development (CCGD) that will support women in cross border trade. The collaboration which focuses on research, development of policies and programmes and project monitoring that will support women participation in cross border trade, provision of child care facilities and simplifying of laws and regulations governing cross border trade.…

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24 U of Nairobi students receive Chinese Ambassador’s scholarships

By Moyosore Salami The Ambassador, China to Kenya, H.E. Amb. Zhou Pingjian and the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nairobi, Prof. Stephen, G. Kiama awarded 24 University of Nairobi students drawn from various faculties the Chinese Ambassador’s scholarship; this will enable the students to seamlessly pursue their education. The Chinese Ambassadors Scholarship Fund was started in 2013 and to date, over 179 needy students from various disciplines have benefited from it. In addition to this, University of Nairobi students have been able to go to China to study language courses in Tianjin…

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