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Attached find various examination timebles of various Bachelors offered by Department of Animal Production. 

 



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Sale of eggs is continuous through out the year at the poutry farm unit.
Please make arrangement to get some from the unit.
Enjoy reduced prices while stock lasts.
 

 

 
 


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Poultry Unit, Animal Producion


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The Department of Clinical Studies final year students undertaking Bachelors of Veterinary Medicine and Masters in Wildlife Health and Management would like to make a presentation on various snake species in Kenya on Wednesday May 10, 2017 at 2.00 p.m. on the following aspects:



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CSD DEPARTMENT
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Click here to view the newlsetter in PDF 



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CSD DEPARTMENT
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Prof. Stephen Kiama (Principal Cavs) poses with students after officiating the presentation of scrub suits to the 5th Year Veterinary Medicine Students by the class of 89. Also present were Prof Charles Mulei (Dean FVM) and Prof Gakuya (Chair CSD)



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CSD Small Animal Clinic Seminar Room
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Students being briefed on beef produciton by the Manager Kapiti Ranch

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Students visited Kapiti Ranch in Machakos County to learn about beef, and sheep and goat production. During the visit, the students learnt alot about key production management under ASAL production system.



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Kapiti Ranch, Machakos
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Dr.Kamagi who is a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine alumnus from UoN gave a lecture highlighting opprtunities available to veterinarians in the US. While reflecting on his experiences in clinical practice in the US he encouraged all students to pursue carear opportunities globally.



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BVM 4TH YEAR LECTURE THEATRE, DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL STUDIES
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Figure 1 Participants of the field-based post-graduation training on One-health intervention (infectious diseases) and research conducted for veterinary graduates and other related disciplines carried on 23rd-27th June 2016 at Pride in Westlands



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Pride in, Westlands
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The Department of Clinical Studies boosts the diagnostic capacities for its haematology laboratory with the addition of a new veterinary haematology analyzer

The newly acquired veterinary haematology machine



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Department of Clinical Studies
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The innaugral newsletter of the Deparment of Clinical Studies is out. To read a copy please download the PDF copy.



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Department of Clinical Studies
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ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is pleased to announce the Youth Spark Innovation Grants (YSiG). Do you have an innovative idea or approach that has the potential to strengthen the resilience of communities? You stand a chance to win a seed grant that will push your project to the next level. You are eligible to submit your project to any of the following categories;

1. Agriculture



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Resilient Africa network (RAN) Makerere University
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Prof. Gakuya receives “Jerry the manikin” from Dr. Mary Anne of Africa Network of Animal Welfare (ANAW). The Mannikin is available for use as part of alternatives to animal use in teaching of Veterinary Students.



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Resilient Africa network (RAN) Makerere University
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Members of the public receive information at the Department of Clinical Studies Stand at the Mifugo ni Mali Herding for the Markets Expo that took place on 3-6th November 2015 at CAVS

 



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UoN CAVS
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Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Fifth year students being taken through dry-land sheep management at Kapiti Ranch during a field visit held on 30th October 2015.



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Kapiti Ranch
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Dr. Muasya Daniel (Second from Left) posses for a photo with other participants in the Indo global summit and expo on veterinary held on 26th to 30th October in Hyderabad, India.



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Kapiti Ranch
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Dr. Henry Kamagi (Right) pays a courtesy call to Prof. Gakuya (Left) the Head of Department Clinical Studies during his recent visit to the country. Dr. Kamagi who works as a dairy veterinarian in United States is an alumnus of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.



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CSD- Chairmans Office
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Prof. Tsuma (Left) and Prof. Gakuya with a tree they planted during the tree planting exercise at Veterinary Farm, Kanyariri on October 24th 2015.



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CSD- Chairmans Office
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Dr. Damina Presentin his PhD Seminar on 21.10.2015

 

 

 

Dr. Kimeli Presenting his PhD Seminar on 21.10.2015



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CSD BVM 4 Lecture Theatre
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Prof. Gakuya addressing postgraduate students and their supervisors during a meeting to discuss progress of studies and update on new rules and regulations by Board of Post Graduates.



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Small Animal Clinic Seminar Room-CSD
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UoN VERU Participates in El Nino Mitigation Intervention in Baringo on 3rd-8th October 2015



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Baringo County
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Public Health Students Laboratory
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Training and development of ISO\IEC 17025:2005 methods for the Mycotoxin Research Center (MRC) Laboratory from 19th - 23rd September 2016.

Trainer:

  • Mr. David Koech (KEBS)



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Nakuru
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Central Catering Unit (CCU)
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FAO Experts on AMR to PHPT with the aim of:



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Room 214 and Immunology Laboratory
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Ayrshire suckling twin newborn calves  



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This week from 1st October to 5th, the technical staff in Vet. Anatomy perform Humane killing of goats and dogs for practicals sessions for the BVM student Sept. 2018.  This is a process  which leads to the specimens being preserved with formalin ready for Anatomy  practicals.



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Egerton University BVM students on a three day training in Physiology practicals at the department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology. 



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Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Prof. Maingi (Adressing the first year students and & Chairman of Vet. Anatomy & Physiology Prof. Kimwele seated next to him and others  receive first year students of BVM Sep 2018

First year BVM students Sep intake listening keenly to the speach of the Dean 



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Skin Sensitization test in progress in rabbits and in pesticide products (Abamex and photspho plus. The same test are being done in guinea pigs too.



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Dr. John Kimani receives visitors from Earlham Institute, United Kingdom. Warking on regeneration research in rodents.



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Prof. Makanya and Mr. Mugweru measuring Ostrich lungs using the weight displacement method at the Microscopy and Imaging Centre, DVAP.



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Roof rapairs ant the Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology are going on after the long rain seasons proved damaging.



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Dr. Dominic Ochwang’i attended the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting at Lake Constance, Bavaria Germany from 24 to 29 June, 2018.

Dr.Ochwang’i Dominic Omosa, PhD who is a lecturer in the Department of Veterinary

Anatomy and Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and



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Germany
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Prof Maloy (Right) and Dr. Wambugu examines a student on Vet. Physiology on the on going Orals.



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Germany
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Dr. Mwangi (left front) and Dr. Nasimolo(Centre) conduct oral examination on a student.



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Germany
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BVM Students today 27th June sit for their end of first academic year practical examinations. Above a student identify part of an organ in the Gross Anatomy practical.

Above a student fills in answers after identifying a slide through microscope in Histology practical. 



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Germany
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Prof. C. Kimwele chairman of the department leads members of the Department to mourn with the family at the funeral service of the late Prof. Seth Kisia who was a member and former chairman of the Department. Prof. Kisia passed on 26th May at Aghakhan Hospital after a short illnes. Bellow his photo



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Ngong Road Friends international Church
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The Kabete National Polytechnic visits DVAP for practical sessions on Histological Techniques 



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Germany
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The Kabete National Polytechnic visits DVAP for practical sessions on Histological Techniques 



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Germany
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Preliminary skin sensitization test of forray SC300 pesticide to establish its effects on the skin of guinea pig. A consultancy project from OSHWO Chemicals Ltd.



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Germany
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BSc Vet. Medicine and BSc Wildlife Management end of Semester Exams enter their second week this week 19th Feb at the Dept of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology. Above are BVM students doing their Histology practical Exams.



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Germany
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BVM students sit for Histology and Embryology Cat.



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Examination Hall
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HoD and patron of the VAPWA addresses the members in the 2017 Annual General Meeting shortly before the Party began. It was also a party to appreciate two members of the welfare who were leaving the Department of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology. Below is Mzee Manyi receiving a gift bought by the members for his ritirement.



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Examination Hall
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HoD and patron of the VAPWA addresses the members in the 2017 Annual General Meeting shortly before the Party began. It was also a party to appreciate two members of the welfare who were leaving the Department of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology. Below is Mzee Manyi receiving a gift bought by the members for his ritirement.



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Examination Hall
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Dr. Kavoi is back to serve (in the 2017/2018 academic year) as a Visiting Scholar/ Lecturer in the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghana. He teaches Veterinary Gross Anatomy to level 200 students and supervises students pursuing postgraduate degrees in his area of specialization (Neuroanatomy)



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Examination Hall
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The head of Department Prof C. Kimwele (third from left) led all departmental staff, academic and non academic, to the Performance  Appraisal Training which was held at Kabete on Monday 16th October 2017. 



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8-4-4 Kabete
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DR. DOMINIC O. OCHWANG'I  of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology gets a Doctorate in Philosophy in Comparative Animal Physiology on the 22nd Sept 2017.

A pose for a photo with the current CAVS principal Prof SG Kiama also of the Department of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology.



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Graduation Court
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Hormone Assays Tests have been carried in the department for the Ministry of Livestock. Hormones are measured (assayed) in the blood, and urine to determine  “hormone imbalance” in livesstocks. 



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Graduation Court
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Thika Technical Institute students visit the Department on 20th and 21st Sept  2017 for Physiology practical sessions that were conducted by technologists in the department.



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Graduation Court
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The University of Nairobi has advanced its technology by using BVR kits to take students data records. This system facilitates datailed student records including finger prints, passport photos and the like. The exercise has been going on for the students at department of Veterinary Anatomy since 18th Sept. 2017.



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Graduation Court
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Preparation for first year BVM practical classes has been going on since 18th Sep. This includes purchase of live dogs, goats and chickens, administration formaline to fix them in preparation for student practical dissection lessons.



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Graduation Court
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Prof. Mathiu Peter Mbaabu take the first years BVM students therough the introductions at the Department of Vet. Anatomy and Physiology



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Graduation Court
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Head of Department Prof. C. Kimwelwe meets the Academic Staffs to strategize teaching for the first years that just reported this month on 4th September 2017.



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Graduation Court
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KENYATTA UNIVERSITY, NAIROBI BUSINESS & STUDENTS SERVICES CENTRE
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There was a Suppliers Symposium Meeting at 8-4-4 Lecture theatre at Kabete on 30 Jun 2017 to  enlighten staff and non staff suppliers on tendering processes, procedures and requirements. 



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CAVS 844
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Dr. Ochwangi leads Wildlife Students to field bird watching tour on 2nd June 2017 at Nairobi National Park. At the field the students are expected to apply the knowledge they have learnt in class to identify each type of bird they find in the field.



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CAVS 844
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The Principal CAVS Prof. S Kiama held a meeting yesterday 30th May with all collage webchampions to assess the collage website and deliberate on how to improve its performance. 



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CAVS 844
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Egerton University Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Students visit the Department of Veterinary Anatomy for Physiology Practicals training which runs from 17th to 19th May 2017. The programme is meant to enhance practical skills in physiology.



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CAVS 844
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HoD Prof. Kimwele (Right) meet academic staff to discuss the perfomance contract requirments and process.

 



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CAVS 844
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Dr. Pauline Murithi, a postgraduate student at the Departmet of Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology has been conducting research to test for the antiulcerogenic effects of African Nighchades (Solanum Nigrum) at the department.



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CAVS 844
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The highly attended ceremony held at the University of Nairobi Towers drew participation from partners from various sectors of the industry as well as the government.


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Uo UoN
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DVAP technical staff meet for a brief training on how to use a spreadsheet developed for managing student attendance score list. Chairman of DVAP, (Right) payed a curtesy visit to assess progress.



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Uo UoN
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VC, University of Nairobi Prof. Mbithi met with all the staffs of the Colleges of, Biological & Physical Science and College of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences on awareness mission on the status quo of the financial state of the University.



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Uo UoN
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The head of Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology held a meeting with the technical staff to delibarate on how efffectively they will run the services for the year 2017.



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Uo UoN
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Staff members from DVAP visits Grace Community Childrens Home at Kahawa West. Second from right is Mery Nzioki, Third Cathrine Ngaiwa, Holding a baby Magaret Kagina all from Vet Anatomy. The Outreach happened on 1st Dec 2016 organised by Chiromo Campus Christian Staff Fellowship.

Mery Nzioki (left)



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Kahawa West
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First year BSc. Veterinary Students doing their examinations



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Kahawa West
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Weighing and marking of rats in preparation for dermal toxicity tests being carried in the department.



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Kahawa West
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Toxicological tests have been going on in the department. In this section oral cavage of different dozes  are administered on Winster rats to determine the toxicity effects.



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Kahawa West
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Tests on skin sensitization on herbal pesticide using guinea pigs are being carried in the department. This is to determine the effects of the herbal pesticide on the skin.



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Kahawa West
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HoD Prof. Kimwele (third from left)holds an assessment meeting with the departmetal academic staff to assess the students performance in their exams.



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Kahawa West
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Experiments on Skin sensitization tests of a new pest control drug are still progressing, initialy the tests were on guinea pigs and now the tests are on irritation on the rabits eye.



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Kahawa West
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First year BSc student (Left) undertaking her Oral exams at the Depart of Vet. Anatomy of Friday



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Kahawa West
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First year BSc student (Left) undertaking her Oral exams at the Depart of Vet. Anatomy of Friday



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Kahawa West
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Chief technologist, Jackson Mugweru carries out experiments on Skin sensitization tests of a new pest control drug.

Dr Wambugu and Mr Mugweru 



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Kahawa West
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Jen Lyr is working on parasites and the effects of parasites on immune function and regeneration in Acomys.



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Kahawa West
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1st year Egerton University students visit Department of Vet. Anatomy & Physilogy  for practical lessons. This was a two day visit where they under went intense physiology practicals covering frog muscles, frog heart, smooth intestinal muscle, electocardiogram, (E.C.G), haemological parameters, spirometry and blood pressure.



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Kahawa West
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HoD Dr. Kimwele holds departmental review meeting with Technical & Support staff and deliberated on ways of improving services for the year 2016.



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Kahawa West
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Dr. John M. Kimani visiting researcher in Dr. Seifert  Lab, Department of
biology, University of Kentucky, USA.

 



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Kahawa West
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Group Photo of the Training Praticipants in the Dept of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology together with the Representatives from  FAO, Directorate of Veterinary Services and the Dean of Students and  (Faculty of Vet. Medicine) 



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Large theatre,Pathology building of the Dept. of Veterinary Pathology.
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Students from Meru University of Science & Technology being undertaken the staining process by Mr Mukiri, Ag Chief Technologist.



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Histopathology Laboratory, Dept. of Vet. Pathology. C.A.V.S
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Group Photo of the KTTC Students together with their Lecturers (Nancy and Shedrack), Chairman,Vet.Pathology and Mr. Mukiri (Ag Chief Technologist).



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Vet.Pathology Building, C.A.V.S
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Prof. Huajan Zhou, together with Dean, Faculty of Vet. Medicine, Chairman, Dept. of Vet. Pathology and Prof. Nyaga.



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Vet.Pathology Building
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Histopathology Laboratory, Dept. of Vet. Pathology. C.A.V.S
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Histopathology Laboratory, Dept. of Vet. Pathology. C.A.V.S
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RUFORUM Project Stakeholders

The Project Stakeholders Workshop was held on 17th November 2017 in  the Department of Clinical Studies, CAVS. It was held to Share Research findings and to train Rabbit Farmers on Various Rabbit Management Practices.



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Department of Clinical Studies (CSD), CAVS, University of Nairobi (UoN)
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PRESENTER

Dr. Ruth Omani

TITLE

SUMMER SCHOOL TALK, BATH SPA UNIVERSITY ENGLAND; Themed creating Greener Narratives through Enviromental Arts and Humanities.



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Histopathology Lab, Dept.of Vet.Pathology
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PRESENTER

Dr. M. Mbindyo

TITLE

CHARACTERIZATION OF MILK MICROBIAL DIVERSITY IN DAIRY COWS AND ASSESSMENT OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE GENES FOR IMROVED MASTITIS CONTROL IN KIAMBU COUNTY, KENYA.



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Histopathology Lab, Dept.of Vet.Pathology
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KENYATTA UNIVERSITY, NAIROBI BUSINESS & STUDENTS SERVICES CENTRE
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Histopathology Laboratory, Dept. of Vet. Pathology. C.A.V.S
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TITLE: Applicable Lessons on Education and Practice of Veterinary Medicine in the US

       PRESENTER: Dr. Paul Okumu

TITLE:Current trends in research / development in the US and opportinities for collaborations



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Histology Laboratory,DVPMP
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(Left) Principal CAVs  Prof . Kiama with Vet pathology staff , (Right) ,  Vet Pathology Staff Jack Oyugi explains his project to a farmer at the CAVs stand.

 

 

During the 2017 Nairobi Innovation Week that took place from 6th to 10th March, whose theme "Innovate to solve local and global pressing issues" the Department of Vet pathology Microbiolgy and Parasitology staff Jack Read more



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Great Court Main Campus
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A group photo of the technical staff DVPMP and the Dean's office staff.



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S.W.A CAFETERIA
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Kindly find Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology & Parasitology Teaching Schedules attached 



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S.W.A CAFETERIA
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Ruforum collaborative meeting held on 15th April 2016 in the Dept. of Clinical Studies Board room, (CAVS).The meeting was held to discuss MSc students research protocols and the budget.



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Dept. of Clinical Studies Board room, (CAVS).
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The Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology (VPMP) has procured a kit to test for the presence of antimicrobial and aflatoxins in Milk. The Kit has been acquired through an initiative between Drs. C. G. Gitao of the Department of VPMP and Craig McConnell of Colorado State University. Read more
 



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Dept. of Clinical Studies Board room, (CAVS).
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Prof. Gathumbi (left) with Prof. Sam Kariuki (right).
Teaching and examination procedure in University of Nairobi requires that all examinations are moderated by internal and external examiners. This is done so that quality services are offered in the examination process. Prof Sam Kariuki, the recently appointed External examiner for microbiology in the DVPMP participated in the examination process in the last semester ending December 22, 2015. Prof. Sam Kariuki is the Director Center for Microbiology Research KEMRI.
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Dept. of Clinical Studies Board room, (CAVS).
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Dr. Craig Mc Connel, from Colorado State University, giving a lecture to Veterinary Medicine students and some teaching staff members at Veterinary Pathology Laboratory



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Dept. of Clinical Studies Board room, (CAVS).
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Prof. P.K. Gathumbi (2nd Right) receives Faculty members from the Department of Zoology, University of Johannesburg 



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Dept. of Clinical Studies Board room, (CAVS).
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Department of Veterinary Pathology Microbiology and Parasitology
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 Dr Aleri presented his PhD Thesis to the Chairman Prof. Gakuya and Prof. Nguhiu when he visited the Department of Clinical Studies



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CSD DEPARTMENT
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On 15th June, 2017, the Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. Maingi met with Dr. Martin R. Frey (DVM) and his wife Dr. Demarious K. Frey (DVM) from Texas, USA. Dr. Martin graduated from Kansas State University in 1956, while Dr. Demarious graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1963. The couple had paid a courtesy call to the Dean to familiarize themselves with the Veterinary School at Kabete.

 



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Low Cost Diagnostics for all. The guest lecture was given by the following scholars;

Dr. Mathew Dickerson, 

Dr. Michelle Wong

Dr. Kendall Milkey



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4th year Lecture Theatre, Department of Clinical Studies
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Message from the Dean

Prof. Ndichu Maingi

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