Prof. Lilly Bebora Biography

Lilly Caroline Levi Bebora is a University of Nairobi professor, a veterinarian with two specialities:-Veterinary microbiology and Poultry disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention. She has lectured on the respective disciplines to students taking Bachelor of veterinary medicine, BSc in Biomedical technology, BSc in Wildlife diseases, BSc in Fisheries, and BSc in Leather science, including their respective Postgraduate levels, for 42 years (1976-2018). She has researched extensively and has published 73 papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented 60 papers in conferences and seminars. She has supervised several postgraduate students at MSc and PhD levels. She has served as external examiner at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. She is currently Chairperson of the University of Nairobi, Faculty of veterinary medicine postgraduate studies committee; Member of the Kenya veterinary association editorial committee; and one of the Directors of the Kenya veterinary vaccines institute (KEVEVAPI). She is a member of the GARP (Global Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership) group, Kenyan chapter, which has joined effort with the World bodies to fight further development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). She was part of the taskforce that formulated the AMR National policy, AMR National action plan and AMR National surveillance strategy, aimed at reduction of antimicrobial usage for subsequent reduction of AMR. She has co-authored 5 books; other two are awaiting publishing.

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