Prof. Mohamed Karama is the INERELA+ Kenya Board Member on issues of health. He holds a doctor of philosophy degree in Public Health and Epidemiology from Kenyatta University. He is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Research and Student’s Affairs at the Umma University in Kenya. Over the years, he has carried out research on Community involvement in schistosoma mansoni control in Mwea irrigation scheme, water and sanitation studies in the irrigation scheme in Mwea, diarrhoeal diseases control in Malindi as well as female genital schistomiasis as a risk for HIV transmission in Karachuonyo among other areas of study. He has also published extensively and has also been involved in consultancy work with the World Health Organization, Action AID, GTZ, and UNICEF among others.