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[Perspectives] Nelly Mugo—rolling out PrEP in Kenya

Nelly Mugo has happy memories of growing up in a large Kenyan family as one of eight children. They moved to Nairobi when she was a child and she recalls how an early high school interest in plant science and farming switched to medicine as she found herself thinking “what are the most important things I can know to take care of my family?” She began her medical degree at the University of Nairobi in 1981. One of just 16 women in a class of 120, she remembers that “gender became more important as we subspecialised.