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Dr. Elizabeth Imelda Jananga

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PERSONAL DETAILS
Designation
Lecturer
Corporate Email
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Phone Number
+254721335638
Alternative Phone No.
254115977551
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Health Sciences
Directorate / Dept
Paediatrics and child health
Lecturer Paediatrics and child health
Address
Box 1887
SUMMARY

Am a medical doctor who has specilized in Paediatrics and child health and i have alot of interest in neonatal medicine.  I am a child advocate and always ready to fight for the right of the child bearing in mind that they are a vulnerable group who need us to fight for them. i also like mentoring the juniors collaegues and offer guidance and assistance when needed.

I have interest in research, we are now in evidence based medicine and research is the way to go. During my residency at Makerere University i was awarded a grant to undertake my research on the Prevalence of Vitamin D among children.

At the faculty and the department of paediatrics and child health, i am the co-odinator of the MBChB year 4 2020/2021

Other than being a doctor, i am also a mother, daughter and a sister with a good christian background and upholds my values highly.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Medical doctor MD, MMed (Paediatrics and child health) Makerere

Senior management course - Kenya school of government

Leadership and management - University of Washington

Fundamental of reasearch - University of washington

Paediatric emergency and ETAT plus - IMPACT Africa/Kijabe Hospital

Polisy and advocacy - University of Washington- Ongoing

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Paediatrics and Child Health with alot of interest in Neonatology

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Consultant Paediatrician 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistannt lecturer from June 2014 - Current

2011 - June 2014 - Medical officer at Nakuru level 5 Hospital

2013 - June 2014 - Part time lecturer at Egerton University faculty of Health

2010 - 2011 - Mediacl officer intern at the Nakuru level 5 hospital

2007 - 2008 - Class representative and clinical rotation head

2003 - 2005 - Vice president of the Hubert Kairuki Memorial Hospital University Student Association

2004 - Organising committee of the East Africa inter university games competition held in Nairobi

KEY PROJECTS

Grant award during my Post graduate studies amounting to USD 3772 from SURVIVAL PLUSS under NOHARD

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Alot of interest in neonatal medicine

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Prevalence and factors associated with Vitamin D deficiency among children aged 2-59 months admitted with Severe Pneumonia in Mulago Hospital - Kampala.
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1. Annual Paediatric conference - Beyond child survival, 2019
  2. Society of Adolescent Health in Uganda - Makerere and Columbia Unversities, 2018
  3. Annual cardiovascular Update -  Uganda Heart Institute, 2018
  4. Annual Paediatrics Conference - Kenya Paediatrics association, 2015
  5. Kenya medical association Symposium - Nakuru 2021
HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS

I was awarded a research grant amounting to USD 3772 by the SURVIVAL PLUS under NOHED.

Topic: Prevalence and factors associated with Vitamin D deficiency among children aged 2-59 months admitted with Severe Pneumonia in Mulago Hospital - Kampala

TEACHING AREAS
  1. 2013 - 2014 - Part - time lecturer at Egerton University department of Paediatrics and child health
  2. June 2014 - Current - Assistant lecturer in the department of Paediatrics and child health and the current co-odinator for the MBChB yr 4 class- 2020-2021.
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. I am active member of the Kenya Madical Association where i am currently the Treasurer of Nakuru division.
  2. Also i am a member of the Kenya Paediatric association - South rift division. 
  3. A member of several sociatal /community groups among them The rift valley sports club, KISNAK investment, Catholic women's group
REFEREES

Dr Elizabeth Gathoni Kibaru

Egerton University

Department of Paediatrics and child health

P.O Box 536-20115

Njoro

 

Dr Rebecca Nantanda

Makerere University

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Kampala - Uganda

 

Dr Joy Mugambi 

Family Physician - Baringo County Hospital

Kenya Madical Assosiation - Chair Nakuru division

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Nakuru

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