Neglected tropical diseases

Dr John I. Githure

Adviser, Integrated Vector Management, Ministry of Health, Rwanda

Dr John Githure has more than 30 years of experience in research and training in vector-borne diseases. After a long career in research Dr Githure joined RTI International before joining his current appointment at Abt Associates Inc. USA. He has extensive experience in epidemiology and control of vector-borne diseases – in particular, malaria and the leishmaniases – and has undertaken assignments as an expert/advisor and asparticipant in several consultative groups with organizations such as WHO, the European Union and USAID. Dr Guthrie has published more than 175 research articles in peer-reviewed journals.