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Joseph Mwaura Waweru

Membership Status:
Full Member

Home Country:
Kenya

Institution:
Kenyatta University

Current Address:
Department of Foods Nutrition and Dietetics
Kenyatta University
P.o Box 2818-00100
Nairobi
Kenya

E-mail:
wajosem@yahoo.com

Education
Graduate Student (Foods Nutrition and Dietetics)
B.sc. Foods Nutrition and Dietetics (Egerton University)


Research Interests
Micronutrient deficiencies
Nutrition and HIV/AIDS
Maternal, infant and early childhood nutrition.
Nutrition awareness, counseling, education and advocacy

Thesis Title
Anemia and HIV/AIDS: a case of pregnant women

Membership/Leadership Positions Held
The treasurer of Kenya Coalition for Action in Nutrition (KCAN)

Conferences
International Union of Food Scientist and Technologist/East, Central and South Africa Association of Food Scientists and Technologist (IUFoST/ECSAAFoST) Symposium on Food safety and quality management in Nairobi Kenya
Information Technology in Advancement of Nutrition in Africa (ITANA) conference in Nairobi Kenya.
Research and seminar paper on food safety of hawked milk.
Nutrient potential of indigenous leafy vegetables.
Seminar paper on dietary cholesterols and cardiovascular diseases.

 

 

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