Melissa Kapulu

Kenya


Comments

Patience Kiyuka

2015-06-22 03:43

Melissa is among the top scientist working to understand the transmission dynamics of malaria and ultimately contributing to the design an effective vaccine. I strongly endorse her for this award due to her enthusiasm to work towards reducing the burden of malaria.

Shane McCracken

2015-06-22 01:55

Melissa's engagement work goes beyond Facebook and Twitter. She was brilliant on the inaugural African I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here (http://health14.imascientist.or.ke/profile/melissakapulu/). It is an online project that ran in Kilifi, Kenya last year. She answered dozens and dozens of questions on health and malaria from secondary schools children across the county. She tackled them all with honesty, wit and clear concise communication.

George Githinji

2015-06-22 01:50

Mellisa is not just tweeting but actively working to lessen the burden of malaria in Africa.

Yaw Bediako

2015-06-22 01:40

Melissa is very active in promoting issues focusing on malaria and public health. Her research focuses on malaria elimination through the development of transmission blocking vaccines and she is a keen advocate for the development of scientific capacity on the continent.

vicki marsh

2015-06-18 22:17

Melissa has a very active and broad ranging interest in malaria & science & public health, stemming from her professional focus on malaria immunology and great interest in science & society in Africa. A natural & gifted social networker, for good!

Bobby Ramakant

2015-06-18 17:12

Dr Melissa Kapulu's tweets on malaria are great to follow as they are about important issues such as private public partnerships in context of fight against malaria, R&D issues, simplifying malaria science to engage more people.. good work Melissa

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