Infectious Diseases

Canada and Kenya Forge Pathways for Future Leaders in Health Sciences with BCDI 2030 Initiative

The University of Nairobi (UoN) and the University of Manitoba (UM) are celebrating a groundbreaking international collaboration with the prestigious Canadian International Development Scholarship 2030 (BCDI 2030) grant. This initiative empowers African students by providing fully funded opportunities to pioneer medical microbiology and infectious diseases research.

PhD Scholarship in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Nairobi

The University of Nairobi, in collaboration with the University of Manitoba, is proud to announce a fully funded prestigious PhD scholarship in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. This unique opportunity is part of an ongoing effort to foster research excellence and international collaboration in critical health sciences.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology Ushers in New Era with Incoming Postgraduate Students

Nairobi, October 11, 2023 - The University of Nairobi’s esteemed Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology commenced its academic year 2023-2024 with an enriching orientation program, welcoming a new batch of postgraduate students. The multi-day event was meticulously planned to integrate the newcomers into the department’s culture, ethos, and academic rigour.

Day I: Beginning of a Transformative Journey

Mastercard Foundation Public Awareness Campaign: Fostering Community Public Health Champions

1. COVID-19 is no longer a global health emergency, but it is still with us.
● To protect yourself from COVID-19, and several other health conditions, remember to:

● Cover your mouth when you cough.
● Wash your hands often.
● Avoid touching your face.
● Practice social distancing where possible.
● Get vaccinated.

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2023

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) is one of the largest and most prestigious scientific conferences in the field of infectious diseases, and the 2023 edition was no exception. Held from February 19th in Seattle, USA, the conference featured presentations and discussions on the latest research findings, clinical trials, and public health strategies related to HIV, hepatitis, COVID-19, and other viral infections.