Dennis Waithaka

Supervisors

Dr. Benjamin Tsofa Dr. Edwine Barasa

Dennis is currently doing a Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methodology at KEMRI-Wellcome Trust. His project is focused on how healthcare priorities are set at the county level.  In Kenya, since devolution took place in 2013, the counties have served as the backbone of health service delivery. However, very little is known on how they set healthcare priorities. This study aims to understand how county health departments set priorities and evaluate the process with an aim to improve it.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from the University of Nairobi, certified in emergency obstetrics and neonatal care, He is also a Certified basic life support provider. Before KEMRI, he was attached as a Midwife in Kenyatta National Hospital.