Violet Murunga has over 6 years of experience in research, monitoring and evaluation and health planning in Kenya and the US. She has a Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) from Florida International University, US and a Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology) from University of Newcastle, Australia. Her interest lies in promoting the use of research to inform public policy. She has experience conducting primary and secondary research. Most recently she coordinated two KAP studies focusing on SRH and HIV among in-school youth 15-19 years. In the past she has been involved in several other research studies and assessments focusing on a range of health issues including access to healthcare for vulnerable populations and chronic disease prevention. Currently she is working as Research Officer at AFIDEP on several projects focusing on sexual and reproductive health and maternal and child health. Prior to joining AFIDEP, she was Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at I Choose Life Africa (ICL), a nonprofit organization focusing on HIV prevention programs targeting youth 15-24 in Kenya.
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