CPD Activities



Starting on :08:00 AM 22 February, 2021 Venue:VIRTUAL
Ending on :06:30 PM 26 February, 2021 Max Credits:75
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order


1. Mrs Caroline Kithinji
Head of Training at the Scientific and Ethics Review Unit, KEMRI, Faculty CBEC-KEMRI Bioethics Training Initiative, MSc in Medical Parasitology from London Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, MBE in Biomedical Ethics from CBEC

2. Dr. Bushra Shirazi
Professor of Surgery, Breast Consultant at SUIT, Member of the IRB at Ziauddin University for over 10 years

3. Dr. John Weru
Assistant Professor of Palliative Medicine. Leader of the Palliative Care Team at Aga Khan Hospital, Chair of the Board of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association, KEHPCA. Reviewer with the Journal of supportive care in Cancer, Member Bioethics Society of Kenya
Aga Khan University Hospital

4. Dr. Matilda Ongondi
Physician and Clinical Hematologist at the Kenyatta National Hospital.
Kenyatta National Hospital

5. Dr. Mary Adam
Visiting Professor at Strathmore University in the Institute for Health Management. Paediatrician at AIC Kijabe Hospital. Director the Kijabe Maternal Newborn Community Health Project.
Strathmore University

6. Prof. Elizabeth BUKUSI Anne
ObGyn, MPH, PhD, PGD (Research Ethics), Masters in Bioethics, Fellow of African Academy of Sciences, Senior Principal Clinical Research Scientist, KEMRI, Research Professor at University of Washington, Honorary lecturer at Aga Khan and Maseno University, Volunteer Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Obstetrics , Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences. Co-Director Research Care & Training Programme

7. Prof. Aamir Jafarey
Member of the Research Ethics Committee of the National Bioethics Committee of Pakistan. Fogarty Fellow in the Department of Population and Health, Harvard School of Public Health

8. Prof. Walter Jaoko
Physician and Professor of Medical Microbiology and Tropical Medicine at University of Nairobi. Director of KAVI-Institute of Clinical Research. Extraodinary Professor of Medicine at Stellenbosch University

9. Prof. Stephen Muhudhia
Specialist paediatrician at Nairobi and Gertrudes Hospitals. With Masters degree in Bioethics and Health Law and a Post Graduate diploma in Biomedical Ethics. Adjunct faculty in Bioethics at Trinity International University, Deerfield, Illinois, USA. Member of KEMRI SERU Committee
The Nairobi Hospital and KEMRI


The target for this course will be individuals involved in clinical research, teaching clinical subjects and any clinicians interested in expanding their knowledge on dealing with ethical dilemmas in practice. The training will involve presentations and interactive discussions led by a team of both local and international faculty


The aim is to expand the knowledge of course attendants on dealing with ethical dilemmas in practice.