Director of the Centre of Excellence for Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation (FGM/C), AMREF Health Africa
Dr Tammary Esho has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and MSc in Human Sexuality studies from the University of Leuven, Belgium. She is a public health scientist and sexual medicine consultant with specific expertise in generating evidence through research, capacity building, planning and implementing interventions in both family, community and health systems levels against FGM/C, sexual and gender-based violence, harmful practices, SRHR among others in a bid to promote public health. She is currently serving as the Director of the Centre of Excellence for Female Genital Cutting/Mutilation (FGM/C), AMREF Health Africa. Additionally, she is the current Secretary General of the African Society for Sexual Medicine as well as an Associate Member of the Africa Coordinating Centre for the Abandonment of FGM/C. She has over the last years been the principal investigator for several studies commissioned by DFID, USAID, UNJP, WHO in collaboration with Population Council, and Africa Coordinating Centre for the abandonment of female genital cutting/mutilation (ACCAF). Additionally, she collaborates with Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Policy (ANSER), Guidelines International Network, CoP Female Genital Mutilation, End FGM EU Network, African Society for Sexual Medicine (ASSM), International Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) and the Clinical Officers Council, Kenya.