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Lepantas Charles Leshore

AMREF, Nairobi, Kenya

Lepantas Charles Leshore

Lepantas Charles Leshore, Enrolled Community Health Nurse
Project Assistant, Nomadic Youth Reproductive Health Project, AMREF, Nairobi, Kenya

I, Lepantas Charles Leshore, aged 42 years-old nurse and community health and development worker working in sexual health programme for the Maasai pastoralist community in Kenya as project assistant, interested in Sexual and Reproductive Health. I am currently employed by AMREF-African medical research foundation, an international health and development organization in Kenya.

I hold certificate with the Nursing Council of Kenya in 1994 thereafter worked with several organizations as nurse and alter joined this organization in 1998 and up to date works for the young people coordinating implementation of the programme activities.

I took part in the project in various research topics as team and though there lot to be done among the pastoralist in SRH there need for further skills and knowledge in research to inform policy and engage communities in there health action points.

In my work place I coordinate various health interventions in two project sites in Kenya ,working for the Maasai communities that still uphold their cultures and which many have negative effects o the sexual health and rights. Our target is young people aged between 10-24 years.