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Using real time social epidemiology to guide a large health intervention in Kenya

Dr Denton Callander

Event date
Tuesday 14 November
Event time
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Event address
In-person & online. Kirby Institute, Seminar Room Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW Sydney

The ‘Mombasa Youth & Key Pop Study’ is a longitudinal research initiative providing real time social insights to guide a holistic health intervention for adolescents, young people, and key populations in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. This presentation shares challenges and opportunities around using social sciences for on-the-ground intervention implementation.

Denton Callander

Dr Denton Callander
Senior Research Fellow, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney; Head of Project Research, Médecins Sans Frontières Mombasa Project

Denton Callander, PhD, is a social and spatial epidemiologist who studies health and well-being among socially oppressed populations. He currently leads research in Australasia, Africa, and North America.


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