Tatenda Chiuya (Zimbabwe)

Tatenda Chiuya

Research project:  One Health approach to vector biology and arbovirus epidemiology in smallholder livestock system.

Research goals: The study will determine the most important vectors of zoonotic pathogens and their livestock reservoirs in western Kenya, where a large diversity of potential arbovirus vectors have recently been identified.

Host project and funding: Zoonoses in Livestock in Kenya (ZooLinK) project, funded under the UK Research Council and the Department for International Development (DFID).

Bio: Tatenda holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree from University of Zimbabwe and an MSc in Tropical Animal Health from the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium.

Supervisors: Dr Dan Masiga and Dr Jandouwe Villinger (icipe); and Dr Eric Fevre (International Livestock Research Institute, ILRI).