Mount Kenya University Nurses Alumni (MKUNA)
“Heart of Health Care”
Thika, 25th July, 2018, The School of Nursing today Cravers Hotel Thika launched the MKU NURSES ALUMNI Chapter, the Chief Guest was Registrar Nursing Council of Kenya Mrs. Edna Tallam who was represented by Ms. Roselyn Koech, assisted by Director of MKU Alumni Mr. Afumbwa, Dean School of Nursing Dr. Karonjo, and MKU Marketing Team led by Mr. Duncan Kiriti. The event was sponsored by Jeremiah Mainah a student at the school of social sciences and Adjunct Faculty at the school of nursing.
The purpose of the association is to link the Nurses Alumni with the university so as to meet the university objectives and create a platform for mentoring the nursing students.
The Dean of School of Nursing was nominated patron while Jesicca Nekesa was nominated President assisted by Winnie Muruiki Secretary, Alice Nkoitiko Treasurer, Silas Kishen Organizing Secretary and Jeremiah Mainah Coordinator.
On accepting the task the team had this to say
Jessica Nekesa President MKUNA “It has been a privilege undertaking my Nursing curriculum in MKU. The knowledge and skills I have gained gives me courage to face the world as a nursing care provider and also made me realize the need of a special and treatment to individuals with life limiting illness in Kenya and worldwide thus the passion towards Critical Care Nursing”
Winnie Muriuki Secretary – MKUNA “Nursing school has not been an easy road but with the help of my mentors and my lecturers it has successfully come to a completion. Now here I am, a proud young nurse equipped with skills and knowledge ready to go out there and serve the world. With the current under five mortality rate I have grown the passion for pediatrics. I will use this skills acquired from MKU nursing school to help reduce the under-five mortality rate in Kenya and worldwide”.
Alice Nkoitiko Treasurer- MKUNA “I have been in MKU for four years and I feel that I have been equipped with sufficient knowledge and skills. With the confidence I have I feel that I can fully help the society. My county is facing 40% teenage pregnancy and with the knowledge and skills I will like to specialize in Reproductive Health so as to bring out an impact”.
Kishen Silas Organizing Secretary MKUNA “Mount Kenya University is a place of possibilities. It has enabled me to gain skills in Nursing and in life since I joined in May 2014 for Bachelor of Science in nursing. Now I get out with a spirited soul “Goal Met”, out as a well-trained Nurse, with determination to serve the world and enable attainance of Universal Health Care by advocating for better Health Policies in the country”