Latest News in Anaesthesia Department

 

Dr. Biwott Kipchobit (Anaesthesia Resident Year 4) giving a talk at the Departmental Academic Symposium on Anaesthetic Considerations in Myasthenia Gravis



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Lecture Theater 2
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Anaesthesia department will hold it's Academic Symposium tomorrow, 20th Sept 2018; Other agenda for the symposium include;

1.Introduction of the New Residents

2.Introduction of the Two Residents; Dr. Naol Bekalu and Dr. Teshome Assefa from Jimma University, Ethiopia

3.Introduction of the Pediatric Anaesthesia Fellow ; Dr. Aaron Olurotimi from Obefami Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

4.Announcement of the Chief Resident 2018-2019
 

 



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Lecture Theater 2
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Prof. Zipporah W.W. Ngumi (Former HOD Anaesthesia Dept,Anaesthesiologist) took a sabbatical Leave for 9 Months; 1st June 2018 to 4th March 2019.

During her Leave she will do the following;

1. Complete a Research Project on Universal Anesthesia Machine whose data collection is completed titled;

Determination of the Efficiency Versatility and cost Effectiveness of the Univerasal Anesthesia Machie in three Hospitals in Kenya: Kenyatta National Hospital, Thika District Hospital and Kiambu District Hospital.



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Anaesthesia Department
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Dr. Caroline Mwangi (Lecturer, Anaesthesiologist and Lead Clinical Research Specialist) together with;

Dr. David Samuel Odaba

Dr. Thikra Shariff

Dr. Lee Ngugi

Dr. Kioi

Dr. Wachira 

Dr. James Orwa



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Lecture Theater 2
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M.MED Anaesthesia Residents for the Academic Year 2018/2019 started reporting to the department from 3rd September 2018. Among them are two International Students from Liberia and DRC.



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Anaesthesia Department
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Dr. Thomas Chokwe (HOD and Senior Lecturer, Consultant Anaesthesiologist and Renal Anaesthesia Specialist) second from right. With M.MED Anaesthesia Residents from Right; Dr. Veronica Mutinda, Dr. Brian Michira, Dr. Frank Gitonga and Dr. Sameera Ramzan.

During administration of safe Anaesthesia for a patient undergoing Pheochromocytoma Excision(a Critical Endocrine Surgery)



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Theatre 6, KNH
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Dr. Madhu Patel, Right handing over his Annual Inaugural award to Dr. Elisha Kirwa for being the  best M.MED Anaesthesia student of the academic year 2013-2017



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Leisure Lodge, Diani Mombasa
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Anaesthesia Department Faculty Member, Dr. Mark Gacii with Pediatric Fellows, Residents and Anaesthetists from other facilities during the FATE Workshop in the 26th KSA and 6th CCSK Scientific Conference. The Workshop was conducted by Prof Erick Sloth, Prof. Justiaan Swanevelden and Prof. Adriaan Myburg from University of Captown. And coordinated by Dr. Isaac Adembesa Anaesthesiologist,  Karen Hospital.



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leisure Lodge, Diani Mombasa
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From Left: Dr. Gatheru (Lecturer UoN), Dr. Gwaro(KNH), Dr. Gacii(Lecturer UoN), Dr. Caroline (Lecturer UoN), Dr. Njogu (KNH), Prof. Ndaguatha(HOD Surgery Dept), Dr. Olang' (KNH), Dr. Litswa(Chair KSA), Dr. Muriithi (Lecturer UoN), Dr. Chokwe(HOD Anaesthesia Dept), Dr. Mwiti (Lecturer UoN), Dr. Kabetu

During the Burial of Dr. Samuel Kimanjara at Gati-Iguru Village, Kibichoi Sublocation, Komathai, Kiambu County



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Gati-Iguru Village
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A founder member of Anesthesia Specialty Training in Kenya took eternal retreat on Sunday, 5th August 2018. His Final Farewell and Internment is scheduled for Tuesday 14th August 2018 at his home in Kahuho, Kiambu.

"when you speak of Him speak not with tears for thoughts of him should not be sad. Let memories of the times you shared give you comfort for his life was rich because of you". Unknown Author.



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Anesthesia Department
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Dr. Winfred Mwangi, a Fourth Year MMED Anesthesia Student Presenting her Dissertation Titled;

Knowledge and Perception of Anesthesia and Anesthesia Providers in Adult Patients Undergoing Elective Surgery at KNH

Supervisors

1. Dr. Thomas Chokwe (HOD,Senoir Lecturer and Consultant Anesthesiologist)

2.Dr. Timothy Mwiti (Lecturer and Consultant Anesthesiologist)



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Lecture Theatre 2
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Dr. Sultana Sherman, a Finalist MMED Anesthesia Student.Presenting her Research Results Titled;

Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Morphine Combined with Bupivacaine versus Bupivacaine alone for Caudal Blocks in Paediatric Patients Undergoing Infraumbilical Surgeries at KNH



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Lecture Theatre 2
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Dr. Sultane Sherman a Finalist Resident in MMED Anesthesia will be presenting her Dissertation Results Titled;

Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Morphine Combined with Bupivacaine Versus Bupivacaine Alone for Caudal Blocks in Paediatric Patients Undergoing Infraumbilical Surgeries at Kenyatta National Hospital

Supervisors

1.Dr. Caroline Mwangi  (Consultant Anesthesiologist and Lecturer Anesthesia Dept)

2.Dr. Patrick Olang' (Consultant Anesthesiologist and Lecturer Anesthesia Dept)



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Lecture Theater 2
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From Left; Dr. T. Kanyeki (Agha khan University, Year 3), Dr. F. Ogari (Finalist MMED Anesthesia-UoN), Dr. S. Nabulindo (Consultant Anesthesiologist, Paediatric Anesthesia Specialist and Lecturer Anesthesia Dept) and Dr. A.Muriithi (Finalist MMED Anesthesia-UoN)

Dr. S. Nabulindo teaching the Residents on how to perform an Ultra Sound guided Procedure while in Paediatric Rotation.



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KNH Theater 12
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MMED Anestheisia students; Part 1 Year 2 on Pain Rotation, Being Mentored by the Anesthesia Pain Specialist Dr. T. Mwiti at the Clinical Area- Main Critical Care Unit-KNH

From Left; Dr. M. Mwiti (Consultant Anesthesiologist, Pain Anesthesia Specialist and Lecturer Anesthesia Department), Dr. T. Were, Dr. M.  Wanjiku, Dr. Chore (Anesthesiologist-KNH) and Dr. Mutinda.



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MAIN CRITICAL CARE UNIT
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Team Comprising Paediatric Anaesthesia Consultants, Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellows, Residents from Ethiopia and Undergraduate Students. This was during the Last year 25th KSA and 25th CCSK Annual Scientific Conference. 



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Pride Inn, Shanzu Mombasa
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Dr. Thomas Chokwe, HOD Anaesthesia Dept and Lead Renal Transplant Anesthesiologist. Mentoring Anesthesia Residents during Transplant Surgery in KNH Main Theater.



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KNH Main Theater
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Dr. Killian Wanyoro an MMED Anesthesia Student Presenting Results for his Study;

Incidence of Postoperative Sore Throat in Relation to Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressures



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Lecture Theater 2
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Dr. Killian Wanyoro, a 4th Year MMED Anaesthesia Student will be Presenting the Resuts for his Thesis;

Incidence of Postoperative Sore Throat in Relation to Endotracheal Tube Cuff Pressures.

Supervisors: 

1.Dr. Thomas Chokwe (Chairman Anaesthesia Dept)

2.Dr. Carol Mwangi

3.Dr. Wangaka S. Wakaba 



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Lecture Theater 2
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Lecturers and MMED Anesthesia Students will be attending this year's conference which will commence with Intense Workshop followed by Interactive and sessions.



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Leisure Lodge Hotel, Diani Kenya
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Dr. Jimmie Kabugi during his Presentation on The Difficult Airway Patient.

The session was well attended by Anaesthesia Consultants, Anesthesia Registrars and Medical Students.



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Double Tree by Hilton
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 Pictured; Dr.V. Mtongwe during the Departmental Symposium. Both were Presenting their Research Results  

Prof. Z. Ngumi, Dr. Chokwe(Dept. Chair), Dr. Gacii, Dr. Muriithi, Dr. Mwiti, Dr. Gatheru, Dr. Nabulindo and Dr. Mwangi from the Faculty were in attendance. Other Consultants present were; Dr. Njogu, Dr. Ngugi, Dr. Kabetu and Dr. Nyamai



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Lecture Theater 2
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The Anesthesia Department was honored to receive an audio visual device  from Pharma Specialities- a Pharmaceutical company. The Television will be used for lectures, C.M.Es among others. 



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Anesthesia Classroom
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The Anesthesia Department welcomed new Residents into the Masters of Medicine in Anesthesiology (M. MED) Program.

 



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Anesthesia Classroom
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The Anaesthesia Department is honoured to enroll three Students into the Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship Program. 

From left;

1. Petros Manyuma

2. Francoise Nizeyimana

3. Nathali Mejeni

Together with them is Dr. Mark Gacii and Dr. Anthony Gatheru

 



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Lecture Theater 1
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Gertrudes Children's Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya
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Three MMed Year III students are away on elective term from May 2017 to July 2017 as follows;

 



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Mombasa, Nyahururu and Mbagathi County Hospitals
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The 2017 MMed Anaesthesia supplementary exams will be held from the 17th of May 2017 to 18th May 2017 in the department of Anaesthesia.

Please see the attached timetable.



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Department of Anaesthesia, UoN.
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Dr Caroline Mwangi with other  Operation Smile volunteers during a mission in Ho- Ghana to perform corrective surgeries for Cleft Lips & Palates in April 2016


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Ho- Ghana
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Some mentees of the Department of Anaesthesia from the School of Medicine participated in this year's Mater Heart Run under the patronage of Dr Thomas Chokwe of the Department of Anaesthesia.



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Nairobi City
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Leisure Lodge Hotel, Diani Kenya
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