Hellen Kariuki, BDS, MSc, PhD, (Kenya)


Senior lecturer, Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi

Director Metropolitan Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya


IASP Activities

IASP Member Since 2008

Member of the Education Initiative working Group 2010-2016; Committee member Global year for excellence in pain education; Secretary general of the Kenya Society for Pain

Professional Background

My interest is in pain educational and I have spearheaded pain and pain management trainings and workshops in Kenya which have trained over five hundred healthcare workers from all the healthcare disciplines and from both the government and the private sector. I have contributed in writing training manuals on the palliative care and clinical guidelines, which are being used by the Ministry of Health. In collaboration with others, we are working on pain and regional anesthesia fellowship curriculum.

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