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Randox Food Diagnostics an associate of Randox Laboratories, Product Specialist and Regional Manager for middle East and Africa recently presented the Biochip Array Technology to PHPT staff members. The Biochip Array Technology is a competitive immunoassay-based platform that allows analysis of multiple samples of Mycotoxins and Antibiotics from different sample matrices to get results of multiple analystes per sample.
The Dean Facullty of Veterinary Medicine (FVM), University of Nairobi, Chairman PHPT and other faculty staff members had a joint meeting with Prof Folorunso Fasina Country Team Leader Food and Agriculture Organisation-Kenya, Emergency Centre for Transboundary Animal Diseasesa (ECTAD-FAO) and his team from Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-Kenya) on Wednesday 18th January 2023.
The Department of PHPT is among other UoN Departments showcasing innovative and transformative technologies in the 2022 Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF) which begun on September 26, in line with NITF’s theme “Promoting Innovation and Technology in Agriculture and Trade”.
The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FVM) University of Nairobi (Kenya) and FVM Yamaguchi University (Japan) held a joint meeting to discuss on establishment of Exchange programme for postgraduate Veterinary Students from the two universities. Professors Daisuke Hayasaka, Takishi Shimizi and Koichi Sato (from Japan); Professors J.D. Mande (Dean Faculty of Vet. Medicine), James Nguhiu Mwangi (Chairman-Clinical Studies), William Ogara, Dr. Daniel Senerwa (Ag. Chairman PHPT), FVM (UoN) staff members and Veterinary students were in attendance.
The University of Nairobi through the Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine together with the entire University of Nairobi Community joined the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama at Upper Kabete Campus for this year's Annual Tree Planting Ceremony on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Pest Control Products Board (PCPB) officers visited the Department of PHPT in the month of March 2022. They had come for inspection of the Department which is accredited by PCPB to carry out Toxicological Studies on pest control products.