|About the Director|
Doctor Evans Inyangala Amukoye is a Paediatrician with interest in peadiatric pulmunology and is currently the Director at the Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDR) a centre within the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). He obtained his MB.ChB (1985) and M.Med (1992) from the University of Nairobi. He has also undergone several professional training in Pediatrics'. He was a senior clinical fellow at the Institute of Child Health (London) in Critical Care, also had an attachment and training in Paediatric Brochoscopy/Respiratory from the University of Saporo, and Kyorin University(Japan) among others. His Research interests includes MDR Tuberculosis, Pneumonia in Children, Influenza Virus, HIV/AIDS and TB co-infections. He has authored and co-authored several Publications and books and is a co-Editor of the African Journal of Respiratory Medicine. He is a member of many Professional societies including the Pan Africa Thoracic Society (Secretary), Targeting Asthma in Sub-Saharan Africa, National Task Force for Preparedness of Avian Flu Pandemic, Kenya Paedriatics Association, Kenya Association for Prevention of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases (Executive Board). He is currently involved in two drug trials aimed at reducing tuberculosis treatment from 6months to 4 months.