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RISE AFNNET WORKSHOP: Nairobi Node

Venue: KCB Karen 26th and 27th October 2012

Friday  October 26,  2012

 

 

TIME

Title of Presentation

Presenter/Responsible Person(s)

5:00 – 6.00 PM

Arrival and registration of participants

Janet Ndoro and Jackson Mugweru

 

Recording the Proceeedings

Janet Ndoro

6.30-7.30

General Overview of RISE AFNNET, Way forward and the Workshop Program

Prof Kiama Gitahi

Saturday October 27, 2012

 

 

 

Chairman of Session

Prof Peter Gathumbi

8.20 – 8.40

Effect of feeding Moringa oleifera leaf meal on intake, growth, nutrient digestibilty and carcass in broiler chicken

Dr Daniel Gakuya

8.40 – 9.00am

Antimalarial activity of some plants traditionally used in treatment of malaria in Msambweni district of Kenya

Dr Joseph Nguta

 

9.00 – 9.20 am

Pharmacological and toxicological study of  ethnomedical herbal remedy used for management of sexually transmitted diseases in Samburu, Kenya.

Dr Irene Kamanja

 

9.20-9.40

Antinociceptive Properties of Selected Medicinal Plants used in the Treatment of Chronic Joint Pains in Machakos County, Kenya

Dr Stanley Wambugu

9.40-10.00

GENERAL DISCUSSION

 

10:00 - 10:40am

TEA BREAK

 

 

Chairman of Session

Dr Mbaambu Mathiu

10.40-11.00 am

Ethno-Botanical Uses and Phytochemical Analysis of Cyperus articulatus From Tharaka Meru

Karambu Muriithi

 

11.00 – 11.20 am

Erythrina abyssinica ameliorates meningoencephalitis and conserves proteins in Trypanosoma brucei brucei chronic mice model

Dr Johnson Nasimolo

11.20-11.40 am

Hypoglycemic Activity of Zanthoxylum Chalybeum in Diabetic Rats

Clare Njoki

11.40-12.00

GENERAL DISCUSSION

 

 

Chairman of Session

Prof. James Mbaria

12.00-12.20

Wound healing, safety and antimicrobial activity tests for Aspilia pluriseta schweinf. (Asteraceae).

Dr James Kuria

12.20-12.40

In vitro Antimicrobial & Cytotoxic Activity of Aloe turkanensis, an Ethnomedical Herbal Remedy Used in Turkana, Kenya

Dr Zachary Rukenya

12.40-13.00

The efficacy, phytochemistry and safety of a medicinal plant (vernonia hymenolepis) used in Kenya for oral health

Dr Ronald Okindo

13.00-13.20

GENERAL DISCUSSION

 

13.20– 14.20 pm

LUNCH BREAK

 

 

Chairman of Session

Dr Daniel Gakuya

14.20 – 14.40 pm

Ethnotherapeutic management of female reproductive health dysfunction in Tana river county, Kenya.

Dr Catherine K Kaingu

14.40-15.00

Pharmacophysiological anti-cancer potential of medicinal plants used in Kakamega county, Kenya (an in-vitro study).

Dr Dominic Ochwang’i

15.00-15.20

Development of a biopesticide for use against mosquitoes from selected plants in Msambweni district, Kenya

Mr Joseph Musau

15.20-15.40

GENERAL DISCUSSION

 

15.40-16.00

Student discussion with their supervisors

 

16.00-16.30pm

Final Remarks and Way Forward

Prof. Kiama

16.30 pm

TEA AND DEPARTURE

 

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