Urban Africa: Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK) is a three year programme of research and capacity building that aims to reduce disaster risk in urban sub-Saharan...read more
Our Urbanization and wellbeing program investigated the transition of adolescents living in slum areas into adulthood and found out that most of them were experiencing earlier sexual debut than previously thought.
The Kenya National AIDS and STD council (NASCOP) put in place new policy which considered HIV testing and VCT services for minors.
Blessing is a Senior Research Scientist and Head of Urbanization and Wellbeing. Blessing works on migration, urbanization, adolescent reproductive behavior and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa under the Urbanization and Wellbeing research program. He holds a PhD...