Joshua Munywoki

Supervisors

Dr. Benjamin Tsofa Dr. Edwine Barasa

Joshua has an undergraduate degree in Medical Laboratory Science and Technology (University of Nairobi). Additionally, he has trained on Research in Human Biology (University of Toronto), Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SickKids Learning Institute®), Leadership and Management in Health (University of Washington) and Economic Evaluation in Health (University of Washington)

Prior to his studentship, he was based at a sub-county referral hospital for one year, where he gained experience and exposure to Kenyan Government Health System.

As a Queen Elizabeth Scholar in 2016, he got introduced to Global Health research as a research student at the SickKids Research Institute®. Under the mentorship of Dr. Helen Dimaras, he developed a career interest in health policy and systems research.

He hopes to grow a career in Health Policy and Systems Research, through which health systems in developing countries strengthen their capacities to materialize Universal Health Coverage. He is currently trying to understand priority-setting practices for human resources for health in the context decentralized health systems.

Publications:

Munywoki, J. M., & Dimaras, H. (2017). Enhancing Cancer Control in Kenya Through Knowledge Translation: A Perspective Review. The Journal of Global Health.