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educator , Hematologist

Mwanda Walter Otieno, Kenyan hematologist, educator. Achievements include heading national blood transfusion program during 1997 Nairobi bomb blast. Infection control officer National Blood Transfusion, Nairobi, 2003—2005; Member of Kenya Hemophilia Association (secretary since 1994), Royal College Pathology (Glasgow), World Federation Hemophilia (life).

Background

Otieno, Mwanda Walter was born on March 25, 1955 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Hanningtone Otieno Oponda and Clementine Amolo Otieno.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, BChir, University Nairobi, 1981. Doctor of Medicine, University Nairobi, Kenya, 2001.

Career

Medical officer (intern) Coast Province Hospital, Mombasa, Kenya, 1981—1982, medical officer, 1982—1983. Senior registrar Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, 1983—1988, 1991—1992. Registrar Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, 1988—1991.

Lecturer University Nairobi, 1992—2002, senior lecturer, since 2002. Hematologist Mater Hospital, Nairobi, 2003. Member Kenya Bureau Standards, Nairobi, 2002—2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include heading national blood transfusion program during 1997 Nairobi bomb blast.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Principles of Blood Transfusion, Kasili's Paediatric Cancers.

Membership

Infection control officer National Blood Transfusion, Nairobi, 2003—2005. Member of Kenya Hemophilia Association (secretary since 1994), Royal College Pathology (Glasgow), World Federation Hemophilia (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, publishing, research.

Connections

Married Amura Elizabeth Oduma, February 22, 1987. Children: Amollo Jonathan Mwanda, Mzee Gilbert Mwanda.

father:
Hanningtone Otieno Oponda

mother:
Clementine Amolo Otieno

spouse:
Amura Elizabeth Oduma

child:
Amollo Jonathan Mwanda Otieno

child:
Mzee Gilbert Mwanda Otieno