Dr. Fredrick Ndede
frederick.odhiambo@kemu.ac.ke
+(254)724-256162, EXT:
Science Complex, 3rd Floor, Main Campus (Meru)

“On behalf of the Department of Reproductive Health, I want to welcome you to Kenya Methodist University. The Department of Reproductive Health offers courses on Junior and Senior Clerkships in Reproductive Health, Gender and Health, Continuous Quality Improvement in Health and Ethics and Professional Conduct on full time basis.

I joined Kenya Methodist University in 2012 as a lecturer in the Department of Medical Physiology when Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Program started. In September 2016, I was appointed as acting Dean of the School of Medicine and School of Health Sciences, a post that I served for 7 months. I was later appointed as the Chairman of Department of Reproductive Health to date” – Dr. Fredrick Ndede

Biography

Dr. Fredrick Ndede is a Senior Lecturer and Chairman of the Department of Reproductive Health. He has passion in reproductive health services including clinical services and support to various reproductive health programs including:

  • Reproductive health supervision and training on long-acting and permanent methods in the South Rift Valley Province – 1991 to 2003,
  • Training of trainers in various reproductive health services like insertion of contraceptive devices and implants
  • Training of trainers in comprehensive post-abortion care.
  • Family planning, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, Obstetric Fistula and Youth Friendly counselling trainings and services.
  • Coordinating trainings organized by FUNZOKenya through Kenya Methodist University to service providers in Meru, Tharaka Nithi, Embu, Kitui, Isiolo, Marsabit and Samburu Counties on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV, Emergency Obstetrics and Neonatal Care, Young Infant Feeding.
  • Ndede, through Division of Reproductive Health was trained in Maternal and Child Health where he was trained in the use of Maternal and Child health Handbook which has been adapted by Ministry of Health and currently in use in maternal and child welfare clinics in the country.
  • Ndede was the first none Chinese to introduce Shang Ring male circumcision device out of China for the purpose of prevention of HIV infection. A research was done in Kenya and the results were rolled out and currently Shang Ring is in use in various countries world-wide.
  • He worked for EngendeHealth’s as Senior Medical Associate in Reproductive Health and Postabortion Care in East and South African Region including Ethiopia and later to Nigeria.(2003 – 2010)

Education

  • Masters of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology (MMed OBS/GYN) (UON)
  • MBChB, University of Nairobi (UON)
  • Cert. MCH (ACIH) (JICA)

Publications

  • January 2010 –Shang Ring- A Novel Male Circumcision Device for Prevention of HIV Infection (January 25, 2010, University of Nairobi, Collaborating Meeting on STIs and HIV infections, Holiday Inn Hotel, Nairobi)
  • September 2008- ACQUIRE: Supply-Demand-Advocacy in Action: A Kenya Case Example. (ACQUIRE Project Closeout Meeting –International meeting organized by USAID Washington – Washington City USA)
  • March- 2008 Overview of HIV and Male Circumcision in Africa Presentation to Shanghai Institute of Urology
  • June 2009 – The Role of Male Circumcision in Prevention of HIV Infection: Highlights of the Kenya RCT Study. (Presentation at The First Ningbo University Hospital, Ningbo, China).
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