Cecilia Ngari is a clinical research Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and more than five years of experience in snakebite research. She currently works as the Lead Public Health scientist at the Kenya Snakebite Research and Intervention Centre- a multi-thematic and multi-site snakebite programme initiative which is part of a major collaboration between the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the Institute of Primate Research (IPR). She is primarily responsible for the overall design, conduct, and management of snakebite related clinical and community-led research activities. This includes scientific research, disease surveillance, and epidemiologic-based investigations to identify gaps in the diagnosis, treatment, management, control and prevention of snakebite. this information is critically used to draw conclusions and make recommendations for change to improve the quality of life for the people affected by the disease. Cecilia completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Nairobi and is currently working towards a MSc in Tropical and Infectious Diseases.
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