Salome Bukachi

Associate Professor in Anthropology Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. Salome A. Bukachi is a social/medical anthropologist with over 19 years’ experience working on infectious diseases with a focus on community knowledge and practices in relation to livestock and zoonotic diseases, including the gender issues therein, nutrition anthropology, health systems, socio-economic and cultural/behavioural aspects of infectious diseases and development.

She works with various stakeholders both local and international in undertaking research and development on anthropological issues. Her main disease focus has been on infectious zoonotic diseases – African trypanosomiasis, Rift Valley fever, brucellosis among others.



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