Message from the Dean

The current dean (from February2017 to date) of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is Professor Ndichu Maingi ,a Professor of Veterinary Parasitology at the University of Nairobi. He holds a PhD degree in Veterinary Parasitology from the University of Nairobi, an MSc degree in Parasitology from McGill University, Canada and a BVM from the University of Nairobi. His areas of specialization are anthelmintic  resistance and integrated management interventions for helminths in grazing livestock. He also has research interests in molecular identification and diagnosis of parasitic infections and diagnosis and control of Taenia solium cysticercosis

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One of the key objectives of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is to facilitate the livestock sector to realize its full potential to contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable livelihoods in Kenya through diverse, innovative degree programs and research programs. The students of the faculty have access to a wide variety of extra curricular activities within and without the faculty. Over the years the faculty has trained many veterinary doctors who hold key positions in Kenya and many other African countries.

The Deans vision for the Faculty is to be a centre of excellence in training, research, outreach and consultancy services veterinary, wildlife management and natural resource sciences in order to realize sustainable and secure livelihoods.


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P.o Box 29053 - 00625 NAIROBI, KENYA
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Kapenguria Road off Waiyaki Way.
Tel: 020-2181370
Fax: 254-02-631007

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