Nicholas Musyoki Ngwili is a post-Doctoral fellow at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) based in Nairobi, Kenya. Dr Ngwili joined ILRI in April 2022 and works with the Neglected Zoonotic Diseases’ theme team and implements innovative research activities within the One Health Research, Education and Outreach Centre in Africa (OHRECA) unit under Animal and Human Health program. He holds a PhD in Livestock production systems and MSc in Livestock Production Systems both from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Previously Dr Ngwili worked as a Research Associate in the Animal and Human Health program and later as a PhD graduate fellow in the same program.
Dr Ngwili’s research focus is mainly on the control of the zoonotic tapeworm, Taenia solium commonly known as the pork tapeworm. His research interest includes understanding the context for control of zoonotic diseases; design of value chain-based interventions using a Onehealth approach especially those targeting knowledge, attitudes and practices of different stakeholders; implementation research and design of tools to measure impact of health interventions in communities.