The SD4H Program at Maseno University, School of Public Health and Community Development (SPHCD), in collaboration with Kenyan Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and the University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI), will support four PhD and nine Masters students interested in an academic research career at the intersection between sustainable development (e.g. economics, agriculture, animal science, environmental science, etc.) and public health with a focus on improving HIV care, treatment and prevention outcomes.

Population Biology of African Malaria Vectors and Parasites

This training program will contribute significantly to malaria research capacity building in Africa and career development of African scientists by bridging laboratory and field research experience in vector biology and malaria epidemiology, by equipping them with new technologies, by providing opportunities for them to develop valuable Africa-wide and international linkages, and empowering them to build and develop independent research capacity and projects.