KWTRP Scientists feted at the 16th kenya paediatric association (KPA) conference

The Kenya Paediatric Association diner on the 28th of April 2016 at the Boma Hotel in Eldoret, was the climax of the KPA annual meeting that brought together over 300 delegates from the health sector in Kenya. This annual meeting brought together pediatricians, researchers, medical officers and other professionals in the health sector to deliberate on the best ways of improving service delivery to children all over Kenya.
Dr Ambrose Agweyu of KEMRI-Wellcome Trust together with Dr Gichuki Maina were awarded the Hillman Clinical Leadership Award 2012 – 2015. This is an award where medics are nominated by their peers in the Paediatric residency programme in recognition of outstanding leadership. It is an annual award named in commemoration of Professors Donald and Elizabeth Hillman, founding staff of the University of Nairobi Department of Paediatric and Child Health. KEMRI-Wellcome Trust has collaborated with KPA over the years in a number of research projects like the Clinical Information Network (CIN), The Nairobi new-born studies among others.