Julius Nyerere Odhiambo
Julius is an official collaborator on the Global Burden of Disease (GDB) Project (IHME, University of Washington). He holds a PhD in Public Health from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and a MS in Applied Statistics from Jomo Kenyatta University.
He is an expert in:
- Spatial Epidemiology: Julius specializes in applying epidemiologic modelling and spatial analysis techniques to quantify the burden of disease and health outcomes. Julius can identify spatial clusters, hotspots, and disparities. This knowledge is crucial for targeting resources and interventions in specific areas.
- Epidemiologic modelling, spatial analysis, complex survey data analysis, and proficiency in R, Stata, ArcGIS, and QGIS, enabling him to quantify disease burden, analyze spatial patterns, and utilize statistical programming and geospatial tools for comprehensive research.
Julius Nyerere’s consultancy focuses on quantification of the joint burden of disease, health outcomes, and their associated determinants at policy-relevant thresholds, particularly in resource-constrained settings.