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MIM2013 - Meet our Plenary Speakers: Dr Abdisalan Mohamed Noor

August 14, 2013 - 11:42 -- MalariaWorld Events

Dr Abdisalan Mohamed Noor (PhD) is a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at the Kenya Medical Research Institute/Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KEMRI-WTRP) in Nairobi.  His areas of research include access to health care, mapping of malaria transmission, populations at risk and the coverage and impact of malaria control interventions in Africa.

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He is an Honorary Fellow of Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford and an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Department of Geospatial Engineering & Space Technology.

In 2009, Dr. Noor was awarded the African Union National Scientific Award in Life and Earth Sciences in recognition of his research work in malaria.

Dr Noor is currently the Head of the Spatial Epidemiology Unit of the Malaria Public Health Department. His other roles include: Chairman, National Council of Population and Development, Kenya; and Co-Chair, Roll Back Malaria - Monitoring and Evaluation Reference Group. He also provides support to National Malaria Programmes in several African countries including Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

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