Calendar of Activites in the Department

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY

A – CONFERENCES/MEETINGS TO BE ATTENDED

5th to 7th June, 2013

 Chairman, Department of psychiatry

Mathari Mental Hospital

Mathari Mental Hospital, is the Oldest Psychiatric hospital in Kenya. It is the national referral hospital for Psychiatry and serves as a teaching hospital for severa institutions as well as the UON.

 

Clinic 24 KNH

Health behaviour survey among undergraduate university students in low and middle income countries: a multi-country study

The aim and objectives of the study

Aim

The aim of this study is to assess a wide range of health-related behaviours, beliefs concerning the importance of behaviours for health, and health knowledge, using a standardized protocol suitable for translation and administration in different low and middle income countries.

Objectives

Health behaviour survey among undergraduate university students in low and middle income countries: a Multi-country study

The aim and objectives of the study

Aim

The aim of this study is to assess a wide range of health-related behaviours, beliefs concerning the importance of behaviours for health, and health knowledge, using a standardized protocol suitable for translation and administration in different low and middle income countries.

Objectives

Mathari Mental Hospital

Mathari Hospital is a national referral hospital for Psychiatry and the main teaching psychiatric hospital.

Community Psychiatric Clinic Kariobangi

This is an ongoing Psychiatic outreach clinic based at the Kariobangi Health Centre

Clinic runs every Tuesday from 9.00 to 12.00

Run by Community Psychiatric nurses from Mathari hospital and Registrars from the University of Nairobi with consultations from Dr. M. Mathai

WHO HPV Study

Study titled: Access and attitudes to HPV vaccinations among hard-to-reach populations in Kenya.

This study is funded by WHO

PI Kenya: Dr Nelly Mugo

2nd PI- Dr. Deborah Watson-Jones

Co.Pis

Dr Shelley Rees

Dr Muthoni Mathai

 

KPA 5th Annual scientific Conference. Venue: NAIROBI

Message from the chairman- Dr J.K.Mutiso

Hello everyone! The Kenya Psychiatric Association will hold its 5th scientific Conference from June13- 15, 2013, in Nairobi at a venue to be announced later. All are welcome. Kindly submit your abstracts early to the secretariat (Dr Atwoli, cellphone; 0722 943397 or email. This would enable the secretariat to organize the program in time for the Conference in June. Regards.   Dr Ian Kanyanya Hon. Vice Secretary.

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