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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2019-03-01
End Date 2023-02-28
Project Code TMA2017CDF-1903
Status Active


Impact of RTS,S/AS01 vaccine and insecticide treated bednets on neurobehavioural impairment and school participation in children from rural Kenya

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Pwani University Kenya

Current Organisation

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

Current Job Title

Postdoctoral scientist


2022 AREF fellowship

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
PhD Jonathan Abuga Epidemiology University of Amsterdam 2019 2022
PhD Linnet Ongeri Psychiatric Epidemiology Vrije University 2020 2023
PhD Mary Bitta Public Mental Health University of Oxford 2019 2022
MSc Berrick Otieno Public Health Pwani University 2019 2020


Role Committee/board Start Date End Date
Invited editor Comprehensive Psychiatry Journal 2023 2023
Chairperson ILAE Research Advocacy Taskforce 2020 2023
Chairperson IBE Africa advisory committee 2020 2023
Chairperson National Epilepsy Coordination Committee in Kenya 2016 2023


Institution Degree Year

Areas Of Specialisation

Malaria Neglected Infectious Diseases (NI




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