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Doreen Abiero

Doreen Abiero is a winter intern at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. She is currently an advocate trainee at the Kenya School of Law in Nairobi, Kenya where she is undertaking her Advocates Training Program. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi School of Law-Parklands Campus. She wrote her dissertation titled, Embracing Stem Cell Research in Kenya: A Legal Perspective. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked as research assistant at the University of Nairobi School of Law with the research particularly focused on access to health facilities and the practicality of health rights for people living with disabilities (deaf). She also worked as a rapporteur during a conference organized by the SouthSouthNorth Organization. The conference dealt with mainstreaming Nationally Determined Contributions for Climate Change in various selected counties. The conference also looked at how the selected counties dealt with their County Integrated Development Plans to mitigate the adverse effects of Climate Change. Doreen also worked as a legal intern in the firm at MW Muli and Company Advocates. She is a Clifford Chance Virtual Experience Program Participant having participated in their global virtual internship on Climate Change. Doreen is particularly interested in environmental law and health law in the purview of innovation in global health policy.