Presented by Samuel Munyuwiny
Brief Profile: Mr Samuel Munyuwiny, Expert in Public Health, Civil Society Strengthening, Child Rights and Child Protection
Samuel has supported research and training on HIV prevention for key populations at high risk including Men having sex with Men (MSM), sex workers and injecting drug users (IDUs).
His experiences include work in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan, Liberia and South Sudan. He has published on Factors Associated with High Risk Sexual Behavior among Female Domestic Workers in Nairobi, Kenya (2013), and contributed to a number of books on child
labour prevention and appropriateness of school environment.
Mr. Munyuwiny is a founder, current Executive Director of an international nonprofit - the African Institute for children Studies (AICS) www.institutechildstudies.org
. He also heads the Research and Knowledge Management unit of the non-profit organization which
has presence in Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan, and plans to expand to other Countries. The organization's mission is to improve quality of services to children and positively transform lives. This is through research, training, policy advocacy and an AICS
Education Fund which supports tuition for children from poor families.
Mr. Munyuwiny is currently (beginning Sept 2017) a Research Fellow at the Center for International Translational Intervention Research and the Center for Child Well-Being at Arizona State University. The goal of the fellowship is to build capacity for intervention
research, share knowledge and strengthen collaboration between the Centers and AICS.