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Okumu Fredros

Affiliateship: 2016 - 2020

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Medical & Health Sciences


Dr Fredros Okumu is Director of Science at Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, and an Associate Professor at University of the Witwatersrand. He is a mosquito biologist and public health expert working on new ways to improve control and prevention of vector-borne diseases. He is passionate about improving ecosystems for young researchers in Africa and liberation of scientific knowledge. He tweets , Occasionally blogs here, and has his publications archived here & here"