Eleanor Ochodo

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Associate Prof. Eleanor Ochodo leads the Evidence for Health Research Group at the Centre for Global Health Research at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and is an Associate Professor Extraordinary of Clinical Epidemiology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Her research revolves around evidence-informed health care (evidence synthesis and knowledge translation) with a focus on diagnostic testing. She is an academic editor with the Cochrane collaboration and is a section editor with PLOS Global Public Health. She has conducted systematic reviews and developed guidance for the World Health Organization (WHO) on screening and diagnosis of various infectious diseases. She was awarded the prestigious 2019 UK MRC/DFID African Research Leader award and 2020 UK NIHR developmental award to advance the science of evidence-informed health care in Kenya in collaboration with Stellenbosch University, South Africa, and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. She is a commissioner with the Lancet Commission of Sustainable Health Care and a member of the Guidelines International Network.


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