Scheduled for the middle of a busy February week, under the sombre cloud of a protracted public health sector-wide medics strike, convocation day was more of another working day than a celebration. Yet celebrate I did!
I savoured every moment of the impressive ceremony. Everything went as rehearsed. The emcee was impeccable. My friend,
In 1978, over 3000 world health experts converged in present day Kazakhstan to chart the way forward in mattes public health. Some of you may remember that the Kenyan team was led by Prof Miriam Were. At the conclusion, the delegates who adopt 10 resolutions that became immortalised as the Alma-Ata Declaration.