Gordon Nguka

Dr Gordon Nguka is the head of the Department of Nutrition Sciences at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya. He is a Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Dietetics and Paediatric Physiology. His key skills and expertise lies in the sphere of nutrition and nutrition assessment, body composition analysis, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and nutrition education. He has authored several books on the role of social, economic and demographic factors on childhood malnutrition, influence of maternal and child’s demographic factors on protein energy malnutrition in children under five, and the crisis of severe acute malnutrition among children in Southern Sudan.