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Charles Nzioka

Lecturer
University of Nairobi

cnzioka@uonbi.ac.ke
Department of Sociology
University of Nairobi
P.O.Box 30197
Nairobi
Kenya

Nationality: Kenya
Gender: M

Member since: 1997
Membership No: 20764
Membership Type: regular




Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 1994 , University of London , Sociology




Curriculum Vitae:




Research grants:
Principal Investigator: OSSREA grant under the Senior Scholars Research Grant Award Program to study the ‘Role of Young Men in Abortions in Rural Kenya’

2003 Co-Investigator: Ford Foundation grant to study ‘Governance, Civic Engagement and the Politics of Transition in Kenya’ under the auspices of the UNESCO UNITWIN Chair on Women, Health and Community, Department of Sociology, University of Nairobi

2002 Principal Investigator: Rockefeller Foundation grant under the African Mid-Career Program to study ‘The Survival and Management Strategies of Street Girls and the Implication on their Behavior on the Reproductive Health Status of these Girls in Nairobi.

1999 Principal Investigator: World Health Organization grant under the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Program of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction to study the ‘Management of the Dual Risks of Unwanted Pregnancy and Infection by Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among in and Out of School Adolescents in Kenya.

1999 Principal Investigator: World Health Organization grant under the Global Forum on Health for a study to test ‘Community based valuation of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) to value the burden of disease in Kenya’ Other: Dr. Julia Fox-Rushby, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Prof. Benjamin Nganda, Economics Department, University of Nairobi.

1996 Principal Investigator: World Health Organization grant under the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Program of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction to conduct study on ‘Male Participation in Decision-making in the Use of Family Planning and Modern Contraceptives in selected Districts, Kenya.
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