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microbiologist

Willie Abela Githui, Tanzanian microbiologist. Achievements include documented patterns and trends of drug resistant Tuberculosis in Kenya. Grantee project, World Health Organization, 1995-1997; scholar, Association Commonwealth Universities, 1996—2000. Member of Kenya Association Prevention of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (technical advisor quality assurance since 2002).

Background

Githui, Willie Abela was born on June 24, 1956 in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. Daughter of William Bwatunura Balinkebera and Costansia Mukabwana William.

Education

Master of Science, Brunel University, London, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2000.

Career

Principal research officer Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, 1988—1996, senior research officer Kenya, since 1996. Project coordinator International Atomic Energy Agency, Nairobi, since 2000, technical expert, 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include documented patterns and trends of drug resistant Tuberculosis in Kenya.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (monograph) Global Project on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance, 1994-1997, 1997. Contributor several articles in professional jourls.

Membership

Member of Kenya Association Prevention of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (technical advisor quality assurance since 2002).

Connections

father:
William Bwatunura Balinkebera

mother:
Costansia Mukabwana William