Prof. Bob Snow
Bob Snow has worked in Africa for the last 22 years. He is Professor of Tropical Public Health at the University of Oxford and head of the Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group in Nairobi, Kenya. His work began with the first clinical trials of Insecticide-treated bed nets in The Gambia and he has since developed a large programme of work on the public health burden of malaria in Africa and understanding ways in which this can be reduced through scientifically proven methods of intervention, effective partnerships with African governments and appropriate financing. He has published over 300 articles on malaria, is a technical advisor to the Kenyan Government and sits on a number of international malaria advisory panels. He is supported by the Wellcome Trust (UK) as a Principal Fellow and lives in Nairobi where he oversees the MAP project along with the wider operational research agenda of the MPHEG.