James Akoko

James Akoko

Field Officer

James Akoko is a Field Officer for the co-infection project under Animal and Human Health program, at the International Livestock Research Institute. Prior to his appointment, James worked as the field coordinator for the University of Liverpool-International Livestock Research Institute-Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)-University of Edinburgh-University of Nairobi’s project known as ‘Urban Zoonoses.’ He is responsible for coordinating different components of the co-infection project. He is a holder of Master of Science in International Animal Health from the University of Edinburgh and completed his PhD training at the School of Public Health at Maseno University.


My Projects

Co-infection with Rift Valley fever virus, Brucella spp. and Coxiella burnetii in humans and animals in Kenya: Disease burden and ecological factors

My Blog Posts


Investigating pathogens in wildlife in Kenya to tackle neglected zoonoses