He has been a member of a Technical Advisory Committee for GSK on antimarial drug resistance, and a member of the editorial board of Malaria Journal (2009-2012). He is also interested in research on improvement of standards of care for HIV/AIDS patients.
Over the years, Kokwaro has taught concepts of Drug Supply Management to over 200 healthcare managers from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, Malawi, Namibia, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
He was the lead editor of the first comprehensive treatment formulary for HIV/AIDS, Malaria and TB in Eastern and Central Africa Countries [ Ref: Kokwaro G, Kirika R, Thuo M and Wangai M (Editors) 2006. Model Formulary for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for East, Central and Southern African (ECSA) Countries”;]. A publication by the Rational Pharmaceutical Management Plus Programme, Arlington, VA. Management Sciences for Health].