Jonathan Abuga


Prof. Charles Newton Dr. Symon Kariuki

Jonathan did his Research Internship at the Neuroscience group of the KEMRI-Wellcome trust Research Programme. He has undergraduate (Kenyatta University, Kenya) and postgraduate (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) training in Public Health. He is currently doing a PhD on examining changes in burden of neurological disabilities in children over a period of improved child survival as well as determining long-term mortality following neurological disabilities, using both statistical and epidemiological approaches to answer these questions. He is supervised by researchers from KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT), Kenya where he is registered for his PhD. His research work is supported by the Sub-Saharan Africa Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics Training (SSACAB) and the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL) at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme.