Prof. Abdi Gele, Head of Somali Institute for Health Research

Prof. Dr. Abdi Gele received his PhD in Epidemiology from University of Oslo. His main research interests span the fields of maternal and reproductive health, epidemiology of TB and HIV, as well as health promotion, intervention and policy evaluation of measures targeting health of rural populations.  He currently supervise two PhD and four master students, and he authored dozens of peer-reviewed articles, mostly about the health of Somali people in the Horn of Africa and immigrants in Europe.