12 Oct

Benjamin Koudou, PhDProfessor, Nangui Abrogoua University, Cote d’IvoireDirector of Research and Development, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Cote d’Ivoire Professor Benajmin Koudou has more than 17 years of experience as a malaria and lymphatic filariasis (LF)control specialist. His talk will focus on new methods in the field and the efficacy of new tools, such as […]

9 Nov

Child Nutrition in the Kenyan Context

November 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual

Elizabeth Kamau, PhDSenior Lecturer, Department of Human NutritionEgerton University, Kenya Elizabeth Kamau will discuss current trends in child nutrition in Kenya, situating the Kenyan case in the larger global and African contexts. This talk will explore challenges such as high rates of stunting and under-nutrition, and explain research approaches to better understanding these problems. They […]

16 Nov

Iribe Mwangi, PhDChairman, Department of Kiswahili, The University of Nairobi The bearer of culture is language. Through language, a people’s way of life is passed either to a different generation or a different group. This presentation argues that by studying lexical items borrowed and adapted into Kiswahili from foreign languages, it is possible to identify […]

7 Dec

Lombe Mwambwa, PhDExecutive Director, National Organisation for Women in Sport Physical Activity and Recreation, Zambia “Sport for Development” is an approach to health promotion that also has objectives regarding violence prevention and gender equity. This conversation explores themes of progress, tensions, and contradictions in sport for development interventions that address inequalities in Africa. We will […]

14 Dec

Alice Emasu Seruyange, MSW, MBAFounder & Executive Director, The Association for Rehabilitation and Reorientation of Women for Development (TERREWODE) & Terrewode Women’s Community Hospital Alice Emasu Seruyange, MSW ’10, will share her story from idea conception and motivation through consensus development for holistic obstetric fistula care in Uganda. Her talk will include key learnings from […]