Dr. Mabel Nangami, professor and dean of the Moi University School of Public Health, will present "Strengthening the Health System towards Universal Health Coverage in Kenya" at the Fairbanks School of Public Health on Wednesday, February 19, at 1:30pm.
Dr. Nangami is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a distinguished Kenyan scholar. Her research is featured in 23 peer reviewed journals, and has led to the development of 31 public health-related training manuals. Currently, she serves as deputy project leader on the 1st Moi University research chair project in health systems research. She is the Co-PI on “How to Improve Access to Healthcare for Cross Border Communities in East Africa.” Dr. Nangami is leading the investigation of impacts of disease and treatment on household welfare in Kenya, the impact of nutrition programs for AMPATH patients on ARVs, and their ability and willingness to pay for family planning services.