5th World Congress on Virology
Ndegwa Linus Kirimi
Infection prevention Network Kenya,Kenya
Dr Linus Ndegwa, Public health specialist (Infection Control, PhD (epidemiology), MPHE, clinician with 20 years of clinical experience and training healthcare personnel. Founder and leader of infection prevention Network Kenya (IPNET-K) and Vice-Chair of Global Antibiotic resistance program(GARP).Been speaker in several international meetings including, the African network for influenza surveillance and epidemiology, ID week 2015, co-organized by SHEA, CDC, APIC and IDSA, 10th Anniversary of the Needlestick Safety and prevention Act conference, 1st Indian National conference on infections, antibiotic therapy & hospital epidemiology just to mention a few. A board member of Infection Control African Network (ICAN), a member of external affairs, SHEA committee, and an International Ambassador for SHEA. Currently leading Point-of-care evaluation of the BD Veritor™ Rapid Diagnostic Test for Influenza in Kenya and the national surveillance on healthcare associated infections. He has published more than 25 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.