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Dr Mukiri Mukiria Trains And Qualifies As An International Paralympic Classifier

Dr Mukiri Mukuria is now an international athletics classifier after training with the International Paralympics Commitee (IPC).

Sports for athletes with impairment were widely introduced after WW II to assist large number of war veterans and civilians injured during the war. The first Paralympic games took place in Rome, Italy 1960. Currently the Paralympic games take place every 4 years in the same cities and venues as the Olympic Games. Paralympic games are organised through the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Dr Lucy Njambi Presents at the German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG) Conference in Berlin, Germany

Dr Lucy Njambi, ( Lecturer Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nairobi) Attended and presented a paper at the 2022 DOG conference in Berlin, Germany between the 29 September and 2nd October 2022. Her paper was titled "Retinoblastoma in Kenya: the milestones in the care"

Dr Uba Hemed recognised for passing her year II MMED exams with a distinction

Doctor Uba Hemed has been awarded a certificate of recognition for passing her Masters of Medicine (MMED) in Ophthalmology year II with a distinction. The certificate was issued by the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology. In attendance was some members of academic staff and post graduate students.

Ophthalmology Clinical LogBook Goes Paperless!

We have totally embraced the digital world!

Our clinical logbook is now online and we are all very excited about it.


After a clinical interaction either in the clinic, theatre, wetlab, elective term, etc, the student submits the case discussed. The supervisor gets an e-mail alert and is able to review, score and comment on the same online. It is very easy and user friendly.


The feedback to the student is immediate via an e-mail alert.

Two Post-Graduate Students Visit Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany For a 2 Month Rotation

Doctor's Urther  Korir and Patel Jiten are currently at the  Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany for  a 2 month rotation.


The rotation was as follows


Week 1-2 Medical retina

Week 3 orthoptics 

Week 4 glaucoma

Week 5 Paediatrics 

Week 6 Genetics 


Other than that, they got the opportunity to visit Dr. Harald C. Gäckle in Laser Eye Center Neu-Ulm for two days.

Dr. Uba Hemed and Dr. Teresia Chege awarded

Dr Uba receives a certificate of commendation from the Chairman of Department, Dr. Gichuhi for scoring a distinction in Part 1 MMed exams.

On Friday 18th June 2021, two postgraduate students, Dr. Uba A. Hemed and Dr. Teresia W. Chege were awarded certificates of commendation for obtaining distinctions in the recently completed Part 1 MMed examinations. The two were congratulated by the Chairman, consultants and fellow students at the Ward 1C