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Prof. Anthony O. Etyang

Head Of ED

Current Work

Prof. Etyang is the current head of the Department of Epidemiology and Demography.

His main areas of interest are:
• Hypertension: accuracy of blood pressure measurement; risk stratification for cardiovascular disease; links between malaria and hypertension; IHCoR Africa-Improving Hypertension Control in Rural sub-Saharan Africa
• Clinical Trials- REALITY (Reduction of Early Mortality in HIV-infected adults and children starting antiretroviral therapy); SONIA (Steroids for pneuomonia in adults in Kenya); COPCOV (Hydroxychloroquine for prevention of COVID-19); COVID-19 vaccine trials
• Serosurveillance for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in Health Care Workers in Kenya and COVID-19 effectiveness studies

Other Roles;
Advisory/technical working groups; Kilifi NCD Working Group, Lancet Commission on Hypertension, NIHR SPARC awards selection committee
Reviewer roles: Lancet Global Health, Eclinical Medicine, Heart, European Heart Journal, F1000, PLOS, European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

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