The University of Nairobi Dental School on the 14th of October 2023 celebrated 50 years of existence.
Since being founded in 1974 the school has graduated at least 20 students each year. It prides itself on having the highest number of alumni dentists practising around the country.
The celebrations were attended by The Director General of Health Dr. Patrick Amoth, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, the Deputy Vice Chair in charge of Academic Affairs(DVC-AA), the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, other members of staff and the general public.
Professor David Wei Chong Ngeow, a Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon from the Universiti Malaya, visited the University of Nairobi, Department of Dental Sciences between Tuesday 18th April and Monday 1st May 2023. He gave several online guest lectures, in addition to conducting in-person consultations on dental research and publications. Prof Ngeow is a research collaborator in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, having published several peer-reviewed articles with Prof SW Guthua, Dr F Opondo and Dr K Sarna among others.