Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS BOARD (PCPB) OFFICERS VISIT TO THE DEPT. OF PHPT

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.  

 

 

University of Nairobi and University of Helsinki, Finland Meeting on One Health Collaboration & Capacity Building

Department of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi and University of Helsinki, Finland  staff members  held a meeting to discuss enhanced collaboration between the two universities. The team from Finland visited the PHPT department to explore areas of collaboration in research on one health. This is based on the existing collaboration between university of Helnsiki and University of Nairobi on one health research capacity building. 

MOHERE INAUGURAL WORKSHOP SPEAKER

Dónal O’Mathúna, BSc(Pharm), MA, PhD, is Associate Professor at The Ohio State University’s (OSU) College of Nursing and Associate Director for Research at the OSU Center for Bioethics (omathuna.6@osu.edu) in Columbus, Ohio, USA. His research addresses ethics during disasters and humanitarian crises, particularly research ethics.

MOHERE INAUGURAL WORKSHOP SPEAKER

Marion Wanjiku Mutugi, a professor of genetics graduated with a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1993. The dynamic scholar, trainer, manager who is widely published in her area of medical genetics and more recently bioethics has a personal motto; “What’s worth doing, is worth doing well”.  Her current focus is ethical application of research findings and advances in science for the promotion and protection of human rights.

MOHERE INAUGURAL WORKSHOP SPEAKER

Doris Schroeder, PhD, Professor of Moral Philosophy and Director, Centre for Professional Ethics, Preston,UK, and Professor in the School of Law at the University of Central Lancashire in Cyprus. Professor Schroeder has been collaborating with the University of Nairobi since 2006, in particular on the topics of benefit sharing and ‘ethics dumping’.

New Programs MOHERE and POHERE

Master of Science in One Health and Emergency Research Ethics (MOHERE) and Postgraduate Diploma in One Health and Emergency Research Ethics (POHERE) Program.

The Master of Science in One Health and Emergency Research Ethics (MOHERE) program is an international joint initiative of the University of Nairobi, The Ohio State University and the Kenya Medical Research Institute.