Download Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3 now!
Abdisalan Mohamed Noor
Abdisalan Mohamed Noor (known as Noor) graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Surveying from the University of Nairobi in 1999. Following a GIS internship at the International Research on Livestock Institute he joined the MPHEG in 2000 and was involved in developing a spatial infrastructure of health services in Kenya. He completed his PhD on spatial models of access to and use of government health services in Kenya in 2005 with the Open University, UK and the University of Oxford. He was awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Training fellowship in 2007 and was appointed as Honorary Fellow of Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford the same year. His research interests include investigating the spatial and socio-economic determinants of access to and use of health interventions among rural African communities, particularly understanding and modelling the dynamics of insecticide treated net uptake. Noor is an honorary lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Department of Geospatial Engineering & Space Technology, Technical Advisor the Kenyan Government's National Malaria Control Programme and supports other Ministries of Health in the region notably in Somalia, Djibouti and Northern Sudan.