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Dr. Elizabeth Juma

Principal Research Officer

Kenya Medical Research Institute

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Kenya Medical Research Institute

Nairobi,

Kenya

Company Description

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a state corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, as the national body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya. Since it's inception, KEMRI has develop... more

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Background Information

Employment History

National Malaria Control Programme Manager

Minsitry of Public Health and Sanitation - Kenya

Education

SMS

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Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Senior ...

malaria.novartis.com [cached]

Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Senior Research Officer and Public Health Specialist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, outlined the economic setbacks associated with malaria. In malaria-endemic countries, up to 50% of household expenditure2 on health is spent on malaria.

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From left to right: Dr. David Reddy, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Véronique Lorenzo, DG Development and Cooperation, European Commission; Dr. Linus Igwemezie, Novartis Malaria Initiative; Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Kenya Medical Research Institute


Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Senior ...

www.malaria.novartis.com [cached]

Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Senior Research Officer and Public Health Specialist at the Kenya Medical Research Institute, outlined the economic setbacks associated with malaria. In malaria-endemic countries, up to 50% of household expenditure2 on health is spent on malaria.

...
From left to right: Dr. David Reddy, Medicines for Malaria Venture, Véronique Lorenzo, DG Development and Cooperation, European Commission; Dr. Linus Igwemezie, Novartis Malaria Initiative; Dr. Elizabeth Juma, Kenya Medical Research Institute


Elizabeth Juma, a research ...

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Elizabeth Juma, a research scientist with the Kenya Medical Research Institute, said malaria remains a major health problem there and is the biggest cause of death for children under 5. It's widespread in the nation's agricultural areas, making it an issue in agricultural production. Juma said she decided to attend the session to understand how the goal of elimination in Kenya would affect ongoing control efforts.

"The global goals have changed," Juma said.


But Elizabeth Juma, an ...

www.healthuganda.org [cached]

But Elizabeth Juma, an epidemiologist for the Kenya Medical Research Institute, said that iron supplements should continue to be provided as they are important for combatting the anaemia that malaria often causes.

By only providing patients with iron supplements after the malarial symptoms have been treated, the reduction of the drugs' effects could be avoided, she said.


Micronutrient supplementation 'may increase malaria risk'

www.healthuganda.org [cached]

But Elizabeth Juma, an epidemiologist for the Kenya Medical Research Institute, said that iron supplements should continue to be provided as they are important for combatting the anaemia that malaria often causes.

By only providing patients with iron supplements after the malarial symptoms have been treated, the reduction of the drugs' effects could be avoided, she said.

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