Year: 2019

Pharmacy Education and Practice Advocacy Workshop

During the 65th International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) World Congress that took place from 31st July to 8th August in Kigali – Rwanda, our director Dr. Odhiambo David facilitated a workshop on 5th August 2019 in line with Ryculture Health and Social Innovation’s mission of championing health and social responsibility among the youth. The workshop on Pharmacy Education and Practice Advocacy was designed to equip participants with advocacy …

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What does it mean to be pro-choice for Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)?

Early this month our director Dr. Odhiambo David was in Kigali, Rwanda for the 65th International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) World Congress which was hosted by the Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (RPSA). The conference ran from 31st July to 8th August through which there were plenary sessions, workshops, the general assembly and a public health campaign. On 6th August, he took …

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Ryculture at KEPhSA Frontrunners Forum in USIU-A

Ryculture directors Dr. Onyango Michael, Dr. Mugambi Derrick, Hezron Munyakin, Manyange Amos and Daniel Waruingi on 20th July 2019 took part in a discussion forum hosted by the Pharmacy Students’ Association of Kenya (KEPhSA). This was organized to encourage pharmacy students to explore various options towards changing the world in their small ways from when they are in school. This forum …

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Relationships & Mental Health: Ryculture #BonfireChat Conversation Series

Preamble: Ryculture Health and Social Innovation hosted its third Bonfire Chat on 5th July 2019 at Juja Botanical Gardens with focus on the impact of relationships on mental health. The guest speaker for the session was Ms. Wanjiku Ngetha, a counselor with Mentoring for Life (MFL). The discussion was aimed at; discussing the issues young …

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JKUAT Red Cross Hosts Ryculture for a Mental Health Discussion

The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Red Cross club hosted Ryculture Health and Social Innovation, Uzima Champions and Leap JKUAT Chapter for a mental health forum on 5th June 2019 at JKUAT. The session was structure to focus on depression considering it’s a key issue affecting young people especially university students with recent increase in cases reported. The discussion …

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JKUAT Red Cross Chapter Hosts LEAP, Ryculture & Marie-Stopes Kenya for SRHR Talk Session

Preamble In collaboration with Kenya Red Cross – JKUAT Chapter, Ryculture Health and Social Innovation hosted a sexual and reproductive health awareness session on 5th June 2019 during the club meeting from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. The discussion was aimed at: Outlining the importance of sex education with focus on responsible sex Highlighting the social consequences …

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Ryculture’s Bonfire Chat on Parenting

Ryculture Health and Social Innovation hosted its second Bonfire Chat on the 31st of May 2019 at Juja Botanical Gardens with focus on the impact of parenting on mental health. The discussion was aimed at; establishing the current parenting styles especially that were adopted by our parents in raising us up, building a correlation with mental health, …

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Ryculture’s Maiden Bonfire Chat #AviciiMemorial

Ryculture Health and Social Innovation hosted its maiden Bonfire Chat to commemorate the passing of the music legend Tim Bergling alias Avicii on the 26th of April 2019 at Juja Botanical Gardens – Juja. This was in partnership with Amazing Minds Africa , Health Talk Kenya and Mind Your Mind JKUAT, organizations committed to champion advocacy and conversations around health concerns that plague the general populace. …

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Ryculture hosts Dr. Ambrose (MBCHB, MPH,..) and NHIF team for a discussions on Healthcare Financing

Ryculture Health and Social Innovation hosted it’s first consultatory/public discussion at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) on 15th of February 2018. The session brought together enthusiastic university students from different faculties, worth mentioning from the college of health sciences, highest attendance being Bachelor of Pharmacy students and Bsc. Actuarial Science students. Dr. …

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Ryculture Hosts Sexual Reproductive Health Workshop in partnership with KEPhSA.

Ryculture Health and Social Innovation team partnered with Pharmacy Students’ Association of Kenya (KEPhSA), RESPEKT, Marie-Stopes, Pink Shoes-Kenya, DKT International and National AIDs Council to host a sexual reproductive health and rights workshop at Mount Kenya University main campus in Thika hosted by the Mount Kenya Pharmacy Students’ Association (MKUPA) on the 23rd of February …

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