Wahu Gitaka

Senior Instructor

Telephone: 254 020 3662108


Master of Medicine in Paediatrics University of Nairobi 2006
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery University of Nairobi 1992


Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Disease University of Oxford On going
Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition University of Cape Town School of Child and adolescent Health 2013

Current areas of teaching

Infectious Diseases:
Infectious Syndrome, Therapeutics and Infection control, Bacterial; Viral Fungal and Prion infections, The immunocompromised host + HIV, Tropical diseases, Protozoa and mycobacterial diseases, Travel medicine and diseases in the travel host, immunity, immunization and vaccines.

Research interests

Paediatric Infectious Diseases
Global Child Health
Adolescent Medicine


Full time Faculty, Aga Khan University in Nairobi 2012–Date
Consultant Paediatrician, African Infectious Disease Hospital, Mbirikani, 2010-2012
Hospital Paediatrician, Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, 2008-2009
Senior Registrar, Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, 2006-2008
Senior House Officer, Gertrude's Children's Hospital, 1995-2002
Senior House Officer, Pumwani Maternity Hospital, 1994-1995

Professional associations

Member, Kenya Paediatric Association
Member, Allergy Society of Kenya
Member, European Society of Paediatric Infectious Disease

Created on:04/26/2016 Last modified:05/04/2016