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CARTA showcased at the 8th University of Nairobi Open Day

Prof. Peter Mbithi on 1 February at the University of Nairobi Graduate School stand during the Open Day. PHOTO/EKILONZO

Prof. Peter Mbithi, the vice chancellor of the University of Nairobi, has lauded CARTA for her continued commitment and partnership to improve the quality of postgraduate training not only at the institution but in the continent.

Prof. Mbithi said he was looking forward to further engagement with the consortium in the year. He spoke on 1 February, 2018 during the 8th University of Nairobi (UoN) Open Day at the Great Court, Main Campus.

CARTA participated in the three-day (1-3 February, 2018) event at the University and was represented by Communications Officer, Eunice Kilonzo, shared information on the postgraduate opportunities and trainings available to prospective students, general public, guardians and other stakeholders within CARTA and in the partner institutions.

Ms Kilonzo showcased the work of CARTA fellows and their research areas. She also spoke about the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), the research work the center is involved in including APHRC publications during the three-day event.


Prof. Mbithi said, during his opening remarks of the Open Day attended by over 200 participants, that the event is meant to demystifying the university and its programs.

“It provides our prospective students the opportunity to interact with the faculty. We shall continue to intensify our interaction with you so as to give them the opportunity to enrich our curriculum.”

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Prof. Henry Mutoro, acknowledged CARTA as a partner in the Open Day. He said the annual open day accords the University an opportunity to showcase our programmes and products.

“We invite prospective students, parents and guardians to come and learn more about what we have on offer.”

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