Youth, tech and community: 4 lessons from the COVID-19 response in Siaya, Kenya

Girls in Siaya, Kenya, being trained to help spread the word about masks and hand-washing

Girls in Siaya, Kenya, being trained to help spread the word about masks and hand-washing Image: Surgical Systems Research Group

Neema Kaseje
Founder, Surgical Systems Research Group
Dan Kaseje
Professor of Public Health, Tropical Institute of Community Health, Kisumu, Kenya
Andrew Haines
Professor, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Marcel Tanner
Professor, Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute
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