KIU, Western Campus – The Deputy Vice-Chancellor for KIU Western Campus Prof. Patrick Kyamanywa has been named among the Canadian Network for International Surgery (CNIS) 100 Notables, a group of 100 individuals deemed to have made a notable contribution to CNIS' 25 Years of Sharing Skills and Saving Lives.
The list, which was announced in an October 14 communiqué from CNIS, includes surgeons from all over the world, including over 10 surgeons from Uganda.
“CNIS is proud to announce the 100 individuals chosen by our Awards Committee to have made a Notable contribution to CNIS' 25 Years of Sharing Skills and Saving Lives,” reads the communiqué.
“These people will be highlighted in podcasts and vignettes over the coming months. CNIS sincerely thanks all of the following individuals. You should all be very proud!” it adds.
CNIS is a non-profit organization that promotes the delivery of essential surgical care to underprivileged people in low-income countries like Uganda.
Apart from being the DVC for KIU Western Campus, Prof. Kyamanywa is also a Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans-USA and a Guest Lecturer/Contributor to the Global Health Surgery Online courses at the University of British Columbia, Canada-Branch for International Surgery.
He is an Honorary Member of the German Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeons’ Association and a member of the Curriculum Committee at the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa.
Prof. Kyamanywa is also a Reviewer for the East and Central African Journal of Surgery, the World Journal of Surgery, and the International Journal of Surgery.
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