Dr. Edna Bosire is a Medical Anthropologist and Public Health Specialist who has conducted research on HIV/AIDS and Diabetes syndemics amongst urban poor populations in Nairobi, Kenya; Soweto, South Africa; Tabora, Tanzania; and Blantyre, Malawi.
Edna currently works as a Medical Anthropologist at the Brain and Mind Institute, Aga Khan Unicersity, and as a postdoctoral research scientist for the Blantyre Prevention Strategy (BPS) at Georgetown University, Centre for Innovation in Global Health.
Edna is also a honorary researcher at the Developmental Pathways for Health research Unit (DPHRU), at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Edna's research interests centers around HIV/AIDS, Diabetes, health system strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa to provide integrated and patient-centered care for people living with chronic comorbidity or multimorbidy. She also conducts research on Mental health, Adolescent health and Nutrition.