Dennis Mugambi Ngari is a licensed Nursing Officer with a Master’s of Science Degree in Medical Surgical Nursing and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and public health. Currently a PhD student pursuing Medical Surgical Nursing. A focused, enthusiastic individual with extensive knowledge and experience in health and health related programs, monitoring and evaluation skills, data collection and management, community based research, community nursing, and community development. A dynamic team player who believes in originality and creativity for excellence with special interest in Diabetes control, management and care. Diabetes affects millions of people globally and the prevalence is on the rise due to unhealthy diet and lifestyle. The disease results to chronic complications that include; cardiovascular diseases, diabetic nephropathy, diabetic neuropathy, foot ulcers and diabetic eye diseases that are all preventable through secondary preventive measures. Thus, the necessity to access the level of knowledge and practice of secondary prevention among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients at selected healthcare facilities in Meru County, Kenya.
Thilagavathi Krishnasamy chosen this noble profession of Nursing as she had an inner desire to serve the sick and needy. She pursued her studies began from Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery and uplifted to the highest degree of Phd in nursing. Every path of this journey had lot of struggles and challenges; but she was able to overcome all with the grace of god, family support, hard work and self-motivation.
She have completed 30 years of service in which she worked in various cadres from staff nurse to professor. She have taken every role with lots of dedication and commitment. Currently She is working as a lecturer in College of Nursing, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia.
Annastacia Mbisi is a licensed nursing officer by Nursing Council of Kenya, practicing as lecturer at Kirinyaga University. She entered the career as a registered community health nurse at diploma level in 2004. Her determination in career progression lead to earning of Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2013. Working in very busy teaching and referral hospital since 2004 inspired her to go for master degree in nursing-medical surgical option. This moved her from clinical teaching to classroom teaching at Kirinyaga University as a lecturer in January 2021.
Her passion for evidence based practice in nursing has resulted to writing and publishing several article on diabetes related issues and maternal child health care. Has also participated in several conferences advocating for evidence based practice. Her passion for best practices resulted to enrolling for her Doctor of Philosophy in nursing, January 2021.
Hope Obiageli NWOGA is a consultant public health physician with specialization in Occupational and Environmental Health. Also she works in the area of infectious diseases. Presently she is working at Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Nigeria. She is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians (FWACP) and a member of the Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN). She have published papers on occupational health especially among healthcare workers and infection control in hospitals. She has participated in many national and international conferences. She is a reviewer for an international journal (International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health).
Dr. S. Rajalakshmi Baskaran achieved gold medal in her graduation (BZC) in Botany. Completed her B.Sc. Nursing and M.Sc. Nursing from a well reputed universities and received Doctorial Award from the hands of. Honorable Banwarilal Purohit, Governor of Tamil Nadu.
She has been a certified counselling specialist of Breast Feeding (BPNI). Enthusiastically trained both UG and PG students and guided in their research activities
Exceled professionally from level of staff nurse to Principal at Sri Lakshmi Narayana College of Nursing (under Amit Bharat University). She believes the concept of Hard work never fails and feeling proud to be a nursing professional. Basically, a good human, easily approachable, dedicated to the professional responsibilities and most honest.
Mrs. Soumya Sonalika, currently working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Community Health Nursing at Kalinga Institute of Nursing Sciences,KIIT University,Bhubaneswar with 11 years of teaching experience. She pursued Bachelor in.Nursing from College of Nursing, Berhampur in 2004. She worked as a Research Assistant in Academy of Nursing Studies and Women’s Empowerment Research Studies (ANSWERS),Hyderabad in 2008. Then she worked as Assistant Lecturer at Siksha`O’University in 2009 which led her to do Masters from Utkal University with first class distinction in 2012. She has many research publications. She guided 40 PostGraduate students. She has organized and attended multifarous National and International Seminars, Workshops and Conferences. She has been appointed as External examiners and question papersetter at different Universities. She was elected as Chairperson Programme committee of Trained Nurses Association Of India(TNAI),Odisha branch from 2010-2014. She won Best prize(1 st prize) award in Oral Scientific Paper Competition held at All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, Odisha in 5 th SOMI Conference 2018.
Dr Mandu received her PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology with a research focus on maternal and child health from the University of Wolverhampton (2017), United Kingdom, an MPH from the University of Ibadan and B.Sc. in Human Physiology from the University of PortHarcourt, all in Nigeria. Dr Mandu research sits broadly across areas of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Global Health and Health Inequalities, often with a mixed method. Dr Mandu is currently working with Manchester Metropolitan University as a Researcher. Dr Mandu have over 9 years track record of teaching and research experience. Dr Mandu is a reviewer for Global Health Promotion, International Journal of Men’s Social and Community Health, International Journal of Studies in Nursing, and Journal of Nursing Research and Practice.