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I graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1991. I then worked as a Program Facilitator for Plan International Kenya where I was in charge of the Food Security Program in Kilifi Development Area. I was awarded a Nairobi University scholarship to pursue a Masters degree in Reproductive Biology in 2006.

 I was able to study the effect of Ricinus communis and Euclea divinorum extracts on isolated rabbit uterine strips. Dr. Kaingu was then employed as a tutorial fellow in 2009, awarded MSc in 2010 and PhD in animal physiology in 2016. Her dissertation entitled "Evaluation of Antifertility properties of selected medicinal plants in Tana River County, Kenya".

SKILL PROFILE AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

i)     Develop innovative contraceptive technologies,  that ensure women and men use and have access to a wide range of novel contraceptive methods.

ii)                 Natural products, endocrinology  and nanotechnology

iii)               Rights based programming;

iv)               Project planning, monitoring and evaluation

v)                 Qualitative research methods

vi)               Qualitative and quantitative data analysis

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