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University of Nairobi

Vision, Mission & Core Values


A centre of choice for quality training, innovative research and policy development for the production of world-class surgeons and surgical health care providers.


To train high calibre surgical professionals, carry out creative, innovative and inventive research in current and emerging challenges, set and apply international standards in evidence and science based surgical healthcare provision, and be at the forefront of surgical policy formulation.

Core Values.

Strive to be a leader in surgical training, surgical research and surgical practice locally, regionally and internationally

Espouse and impart the virtues of professional ethics and moral standards in training, research and practice

Promote evidence based health care provision

Promote research

Promote teamwork

Nurture responsible professionalism through a culture of mentorship

Promote sensitivity and responsiveness to the community and its environmental needs

Promote gender sensitivity in training, research and practice

 Promote optimum utilization of resources in surgical training, research and practice

 Encourage and champion continuing medical education


Department's Contacts

P. O. Box 30197 NAIROBI - 00100 ,
G.P.O .
Main Campus, Administration Block
Tel: +254 02 318262
Fax: + 254 02 318262

Members of Staff