Maureen Oduor is a development specialist studying for a Bachelors of Arts in Development Studies at Kampala International University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, working with a grass roots organization called The African Peace Ambassadors Tanzania (APAT)
as the Adolescents sexual reproductive health coordinator. Prior to joining APAT, she worked on youth mobilization at Kisumu Medical education trust in Kenya, a leading grass roots RH advocacy and provider in western part of Kenya. Maureen is one of the Women
Deliver 100 Young Leaders to serve at 2013 Women Deliver international conference.
September 20, 2012 / Maureen Oduor
An examination of ways to improve adoption of contraceptive use by young people in Tanzania.
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