Alfred Malit

Alfred Malit is a Study Coordinator at Safe Water & AIDS Project on Morbidity Operational Research in Western Kenya for Bilharziasis Implementation Decision (MORBID Study).

He is a Social Scientist and a Clinician with a background in Psychology (Counseling Option) and Clinical Medicine & Surgery.

He is highly experienced in Programming and Clinical Research Coordination skilled in all aspects of Clinical Research, Protocol, monitoring and regulatory guidelines and participants relationships as well as Key Population Programming.

He has worked with Kenya Medical Research Institute/University of Washington implementing a study on Childhood Acute illness and Nutrition (CHAIN Study) working closely with Migori County Referral Hospital. The study tended to collect evidence as to why high mortality rates are reported particularly on under 5years children discharged from a Hospital Facility; opting to harmonize research to improve the outcomes in sick undernourished Children in Africa and Asia entirely.

He also worked on a Key Population Programming under typologies of Most Vulnerable Population on HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care, Tuberculosis and Malaria, People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) as well as Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT). He implemented the above mentioned in collaboration with Kenya Red Cross Society, Global Fund and Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT Kenya) in Kilifi County.

Alfred Malit has also worked on NILINDE Project. The Project involved giving support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children by protecting and improving their welfare, reducing economic vulnerability, empowering parents and guardians making investments that will improve the health and well-being of the OVC. He worked with Plan International and Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team in Kilifi and Mombasa Counties in the mentioned Project.

He has worked with The Omari Project Rehabilitation Centre implementing a programme targeting Injecting Drug Users supported by United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) and Kenya AIDS NGO Consortium (KANCO) in Malindi Sub County. The Programme involved a pilot roll out of Methadone Therapy, Counseling on safe injecting practices ensuring zero percent risk of HIV Transmission, Counseling and administration of Family Planning Package, provision of HIV Testing Services, Adherence counseling, enrollment to care on Antiritroviral Therapy and Follow up.

Alfred Malit has practiced Clinical Medicine and Surgery in various Health Provision Facilities namely: Malindi Sub County Hospital, Meridian Hospital, St. Camillus Mission Hospital, Migori County Referral Hospital and St Joseph Mission Hospital.