• Affiliate Assistant Professor, Global Health
  • Clinical Research Scientist, Kenya Medical Research Institute
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Biography 

Benson Singa is a research scientist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, Centre for Clinical Research. He has been a close collaborator on several studies of helminth, malaria, STI and HIV co-infection over the past years including programmatic evaluation. Benson has served as a principal investigator, a co-investigator and a medical coordinator on these studies. Benson’s background interest is in Public Health especially Sexual Reproductive Adolescent and Child Health encompassing preventive, promotive and curative services. Additionally, Benson has interests in tropical medicine especially immune modulation and interaction between tropical diseases and HIV with having been involved in studies on current emerging issues and progress in this field. Currently, Dr. Singa is involved in evaluating ongoing programs especially PMTCT program and HIV in children and adolescents in a bid to improve the preventive programs being implemented in the healthcare set up. Additionally, Dr. Singa has been involved in multi-Country, multi-site research studies in the area of Diarrhoea and Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition.

Education 
  • MBChB (University of Nairobi (Kenya))
  • MPH (University of Melbourne (Australia))
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Health Topics 
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Child Mortality
  • Diarrheal Diseases
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)