Research Manager – Jared Oremo
Jared Oremo is currently acting as the Research Study Co-ordinator for Safe Water & AIDS Project in Kisumu-Kenya. He was born in humble background 33 years ago, completed both his Primary and Secondary Education in rural village in Migori County before joining Kisumu Polytechnic, for a Certificate Course in Applied Science Laboratory Science Technology and Diploma Applied Biology.He holds Diploma in Information Technology from Sigotop College and Diploma in Community Health Science. He has been trained and gained more experience in water analysis management, working closely with researchers. He trained on Microbiology training Quanti-Tray Technology (MPN) CDC & Care Kenya, PDA Training, uploading PDA and cleaning data and PDA troubleshooting CDC 2009, Water sample techniques, data quality control (CDC)
Laboratory Anthropometry and ZP Hematofluorometer Technology (CDC)
Rapid Syphilis screening test (CDC)
Trained on Microbiology Membrane techniques (CDC)
Trained on Water Analysis methodology Membrane Filtration (CDC)
Trained on how to operate smoke monitoring equipments (Carbon Monoxide) e.g. Casella Pump, Pico smokerlyzer, Gas badge, CO tubes, UCB monitors, and SUM.
Trained water testing equipments e.g. colorimeter, DTS, salinity, ph, ORP and other parameters (CDC)
Water Ultra Filtration BackFlush technology (CDC)
Before joining SWAP he worked in various research Institutions namely Tropical Institute Of Community Health(TICH), (ICIPE- International Center of Insect and Physiology -Mbita), CDC/JICA/Kemri Labs Kisumu, Private Pharmaceutical Kisumu, Intermedical Labs Kisumu , and CARE-Kenya.
For Seven years Jared has been coordinating all Laboratory activities in Safe Water & AIDS Programme was in charge of the management and supervision of Seven projects namely; Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Project-WHO/CDC/GTZ (Nyando District), LifeStraw Family Filter project-(Vestergaard Frandsen/CDC, Integration of Safe Water & Immunization Project – SWEPI/CDC (Homabay and Suba Districts), Sprinkles Project-GAINS foundation/CDC (Nyando District) and Integration of ETL and Safe Water Systems Project- CDC/Georgia State University (Vihiga District), Integration of safe Water & Antenatal Care Project – SW/ANC/CDC (Suba and Mbita Districts), Novel Antimicrobial Hand Towel Project – SW/Vastergaard/CDC (Nyando and Kisumu Districts). In these projects he led a team of 25 members of staff and coordinates and works closely with Principal Investigators and technical staff drawn from various international organizations. He has also been involves conducting fairly technical research experiments in all the studies.
He is hard working and helped to develop Safe Water and Aids Project, water Laboratory which will help vulnerable community and Field Evaluation of Dried Tube Specimens for Syphilis Rapid Point of Care Test Proficiency in Suba District, Kenya.