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Parasitologist , researcher

Fredrick Waithaka Thiong'o, Kenyan parasitologist, researcher. Grantee World Health Organization, Denmark, 1990, British council, 1988, National Institutes of Health, 1997.

Background

Thiong'o, Fredrick Waithaka was born on April 6, 1952 in Kiambu, Kenya. Son of William Thiong'o and Hanna Njeri (Waithaka) Thiong'o.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1978. Master of Science, University London, 1988. Diploma hygiene and tropical medicine, University London, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Copenhagen, 1993.

Career

Medical technologist Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya, 1974-1988, research scientist, entomologist Kenya, 1988-1996, senior parasitologist Kenya, since 1996. Project coordinator Kenyan Danish Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya, since 1995. Research scientist Kenyan Danish Health Research division of Vector Borne Diseases, Nairobi, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Athletics, socer, horse raicng, sight seeing, reading.

Connections

Married Josephine Muthoni Kirori, December 7, 1978. Children: Beth Wanjiku, Christine Njeri, Nancy Wangari, Evelyn Thithu, Zipporah Nyokabi.

father:
William Thiong'o Thiong'o

mother:
Hanna Njeri (Waithaka) Thiong'o

spouse:
Josephine Muthoni Kirori

child:
Beth Wanjiku Thiong'o

child:
Christine Njeri Thiong'o

child:
Nancy Wangari Thiong'o

child:
Evelyn Thithu Thiong'o

child:
Zipporah Nyokabi Thiong'o