Kenya Students and Novice Nurses (KESNNUR) is a chapter under National Nurses Association of Kenya. It is a platform that brings together all college and university nursing students as well as newly qualified nurses up to 5 years post qualification in Kenya.
The chapter aims at harnessing professional mentorship and facilitation of smooth transition from student to professional life. The chapter has five established groups:- public universities, private universities, middle level colleges, faith based institutions and young nurses.
The chapter has held two activities this year.
In march,the chapter held a career mash up in Kenyatta University which aimed at professional mentorship of the young student nurses. The event brought together representatives from the ministry of health, National Nurses Association of Kenya (NNAK) and Aga Khan Hospital.
On 14th may 2019, during the 5th international conference of global network for public health nurse (GNPHN) the chapter also had a side event with the Dr. Barbara Stilwell (representative of Nursing now global secretariat). They event brought about discussion about the issues affecting the profession both at local and international levels as well as matters regarding to nursing now campaigns