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Amref Health Africa in Kenya

Our Board

Prof. Joseph Wangombe

Professor Wangombe is a Professor, Health Economics, Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, and University of Nairobi.  He is a lecturer teaching Masters of Public Health Programmes since 1984.  Member of the Steering Committee of AERC sponsored research project on Reproductive Health, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction’ in Africa’

Prof. Wangombe has over 30 experiences as a lecturer. He is a member of Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Prof. Peter Wangai Kiama

Professor Kiama is a Medical Law & Forensic Medicine expert. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Microbiology (University of Nairobi) and also a Research Physician. He is  involved in running the Majengo clinic, treating and recruiting commercial sex workers, training of the Post Graduate students in the  Sexually Transmitted Infections Programme of the University of Nairobi and publishing of the research findings

Prof. Kiama is the Secretary of Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Prof. Zahida Qureshi

Professor Qureshi is a highly skilled physician specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Prof. Qureshi is the current Chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine of the University of Nairobi and the current Editor of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of East and Central Africa, a publication of the Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecological society.

Prof Qureshi has taken a special interest in programmes of prevention and treatment of Obstetric Fistula, working with many organizations including Amref Health Africa in Kenya, AMREF Flying Doctors, UNFPA, WAHA, Freedom from Fistula Foundation, Diplomatic Spouses Association among others. She has participated in number of outreach activities with AMREF Flying Doctors.

Prof. Qureshi is a member of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Ms Maureen Kuyoh

Ms Kuyoh is a Reproductive Health Expert with over 20 years’ experience in public health in Africa, especially in the area of Reproductive Health including HIV/AIDS research, program management, and monitoring and evaluation. Maureen is also highly skilled in the delivery of high quality public health services through evidence based programming to improve the well-being of women, children, youth and men in developing countries.

Maureen Kuyoh is the Vice-Secretary of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Mr Paul Kasimu

Mr Kasimu is a team building and HR professional with over 20 years’ experience across Africa and the UK. Paul is currently the Group HR Director – Safaricom Ltd. Paul is an expert in implementation of HR strategy, succession planning and executive selection, talent development, performance development, employee relations, change/project management, job profiling and evaluation, reward management and HR business partnering.

Paul previously worked for, EABL and KQ as group HR Director. Paul is the Treasurer of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Mrs Eunice Mathu

Mrs Mathu is a Communications Expert and Media Personality with over 30 years’ experience. Eunice has vast experience in Communication, Writing, Editing, Public Relations, Management and Marketing expert with core areas of experience, expertise and competence including publishing, editing, and marketing of magazines, management of a Publishing company, writing on women, health, development and family issues among other interests.

Mrs Mathu is the current Interim Chair of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Dr David Soti

Dr Soti is currently the Head of Division of Preventive, and Promotive Health Services at the Ministry of Health. He is a Public Health Specialist with 20 years of experience in Clinical Health Management, Public health programs with a proven track record having risen through the ranks in the Ministry of Health prior to his current position as Deputy Director of Medical Services and as Head, Division of Monitoring & Evaluation, Health Research Development & Health Statistics in the Ministry of Health.

Dr Soti is a member of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Mr Jones Kimeu

Mr Kimeu is a Financial Consultant specialising mainly in Strategy, Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance with over Nineteen (19) years of relevant experience serving as the Managing Director (Gamax Ltd) in-charge of Strategy and Business Development.

He has a wealth of experience gained while working for a number of organisations among them: The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) as the Director/Risk Management & Internal Audit; Moore Stephens International (Zain); The Standard Group Ltd; PKF and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

He is currently a member of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board. In the past, Mr Kimeu has served as a Resource Person for the Audit Risk Committee for the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.

Dr Githinji Gitahi

Dr Gitahi joined Amref Health Africa on June 1, 2015. Until his appointment at Amref Health Africa, Dr Gitahi was the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa, Smile Train International, where he successfully established partnerships for long-term sustainability with various African governments. Prior to that, he worked with the Nation Media Group, where he was the Managing Director for Monitor Publications in Uganda as well as General Manager for Marketing and Circulation in East Africa. Dr Gitahi is also the Co-Chair of the UHC2030 Steering Committee, a global World Bank and World Health Organisation initiative for Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

He is also member of the Private Sector Advisory Board of Africa CDC and of the World Health Organization’s Community Health Worker Hub. He is member of the Board of Directors of The Standard Group and holds Board member positions across Amref Health Africa offices in Africa

Dr Githinji is a member of the Amref Health Africa in Kenya Board.