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Mohamed Abdi Isahakia, museum. Recipient Kenya Shell award Shell Oil Corporation, 1977, Ghandhi Samark award Gandhi Samark Organization, 1977; World Health Organization fellow, 1978, Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1988.

Background

Isahakia, Mohamed Abdi was born on March 29, 1953 in Eldoret, Kenya. Son of Abdi Aman Isahakia and Halwo Hirsi Bare.

Education

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1983.

Career

Research scientist National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, 1978-1979, senior research scientist, 1984-1987, director, since 1989, Institute of Primate Research, Nairobi, 1987-1989. Consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, 1988-1991, United Nations Government Programme, Nairobi, 1993-1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Squash, bird watching.

Connections

Married Halima Ali, June 1, 1959. Children: Fayruz, Mohamed.

father:
Abdi Aman Isahakia

mother:
Halwo Hirsi Bare

spouse:
Halima Ali

child:
Fayruz Isahakia

child:
Mohamed Isahakia