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Veronica N. Shiroya

MSc.

Doctoral Student

Veronica Namarome Shiroya is an international Public Health practitioner and researcher. She graduated with a Master of Science degree in International Health from Heidelberg University. She is also a graduate of the Moi University College of Health Sciences in Eldoret, Kenya with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health. Currently, Veronica is pursuing her doctoral degree at the Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University’s Faculty of Medicine. Her PhD project focuses on integrated management and control approaches for non-communicable diseases in primary care settings offering HIV/AIDS services in Sub Saharan African countries.

Veronica has worked within a range of local projects in her native country Kenya and in international projects, combining academic, consulting, and management activities in different areas of Global and Public Health. Her experiences include working with the World Health Organization, Alliance for Health Promotion Geneva, the International Labour Organization, Kenya Medical Research Institute, the Kenyan Ministry of Health as well as other non-governmental and community based organizations in various countries. Besides her career, Veronica also champions philanthropic and community empowerment causes which she is passionate about - most notably advocating for the rights of girls and young women in marginalized populations and generally empowering youth and peers through mentorship.

Education

Present PhD Student

Institute of Global Health, University of Heidelberg,

Germany

2016 MSc. in International Health

Faculty of Medicine, University of Heidelberg,

Germany

2013 BSc. in Public Health

Moi University College of Health Sciences,

Kenya