2018 Annual Scientific Conference

Venue: Pride Inn Paradise Hotel- Shanzu.

Dates:19th – 20th Pre-conferences.

21st – 23rd March 2018 Main Conference

Theme: Surgical Advocacy in training and Practice.

Sub-themes: Training, Practice, The surgeon, Legal Matters

Pre-conference:Breast preceptor ship, Surgeon welfare Investments.

Social Activities:

21st March – Wednesday – President’s Mbuzi Choma at Danka in Mtwapa. Time: 6:00p.m – 9:30pm

22nd March – Thursday – Gala Dinner @ Pride inn Hotel near the beach- Time: 7:00p.m – 10.00p.m

23rd March – Friday – Dinner in the dhow at the Tamarind Hotel Mombasa – Time: 7:00p.m – 10:00p.m – Cost Kshs 5,500.00 per person.


Single room Kshs 9,000 per person Half board.

Single room Kshs 8,500 per person Bed and Breakfast

Kindly make your booking as early as possible chances of missing out on accommodation are very high. The hotel is hosting other events.

Book through: Sammy Ogweno – dsm@prideinnparadise.com

Tel: (+254) 723-634 669

Abstract Submissions:

Deadline: 15th February 2018

Abstracts are to be submitted to:
SSK 2018 Conference Abstract submission form

For further inquiries concerning the abstracts and poster presentation kindly write to the Scientific committee to:

deche2002@yahoo.com,paulodula@yahoo.com,Cc: sskenya2000@gmail.com.

President’s Dinner

The President’s dinner held on the 15th December 2017. The main aim of the dinner was to appreciate the Presidents and the Chairmen who have ever served in the society in the previous years. The team is of Dr. Muyembe Victor, Dr. Owilla Francis, Dr. Awori Kirsteen and The Late Prof. Hassan Saidi. There are no better words to describe our gratitude to them but just to acknowledge the service this great men and many others offered to the development of the society.


Congratulations Dr. Mwachiro and Dr. Aruyaru. The society is proud of you. There is no better way of acknowledging your effort than feeling honored to be associated with you. All the Best in days to come.

2017 President’s Dinner

The Inaugural President’s Dinner is coming up on.

Date: 15th December 2017.

Charges: Kshs 5,000 per person. Time: 7:00 P.M

Venue: Carnivore Hotel – tamarind

Please note: There are many more exciting awards to be won during the dinner. An excellent time to Chat and dance away from theaters and clinics. Invite a friend or a spouse

To book your ticket kindly make your payment through:

Paybill no.631301 Account number: Your Name

Editor In Chief Appointment.

The society appreciate the acceptance of Dr. Kigera for the appointment to the post of Editor In Chief of the Society journal Annals Of African Surgery. He replaces the position of the late Prof. Saidi, which majors into taking care of the affairs of the society journal

The Council had confidence in him on the basis that they were content with the succession plan that had been laid forth before.

Dr. Kigera James is a consultant orthopedic surgeon and a lecturer in the University of Nairobi’s School of Medicine. He has a passion for teaching and for research in basic sciences, medical education and orthopedics.

Welfare committee Visit

Part of the welfare committee members visited the family of the Late Dr. James Motanya Birundi. In saying we are together in this and celebrating a life well lived as an S.S.K member and a great surgeon to the community.