Dr. Andrew Nyandigisi
Dr. Andrew Nyandigisi is a goal oriented, people focused visionary individual who has recently joined Health Strat as the team’s vision bearer. With a career spanning 10 years, Dr. Nyandigisi has extensive experience in the field of health with a bias in health policy and health systems strengthening. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy, an MSC in Health Economics and Policy, and an MBA in Strategic Management all from the University of Nairobi.
Cecilia Keiru has a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development from United States International University, with local and international experience in both private and public institutions including University of Maryland-Kenya programs as Chief Operating Officer, Kenya Paediatric Association as Executive Officer and Toyota East Africa in Branch management & development and recently an International Program Manager with Queensland Government under the Critical Care Research Group’s Centre of Research Excellence in Brisbane, Australia.
Dr. Prisca Muange
Dr Muange is a Public Health Specialist who is motivated by a vision for healthy families and quality lives, she aspires to deliver quality public health care by diligently practicing gained knowledge and experience, innovating to address health care gaps, mentoring and training medical practitioners, supporting medical research and policy development.
Dr Muange is diversely experienced in designing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating health care programs, technical advisory, clinical practice in the NGO, public and private sectors. She has 15 years’ experience in adult and pediatric HIV Care and Treatment, eMTCT and TB treatment, Maternal, New- born Child and Adolescent Health, Nutrition and Reproductive health, while applying evidence-based practice to improve quality of health care provision and inform policy.
She is accustomed to lead ambitious and complex health programs through senior management, technical leadership and strategic direction as well as engaging and leading stakeholder relationships in donor, government and private sectors. Her areas of professional strengths include:
- Team leader with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills refined through multicultural and multifunctional team experiences.
- Recognized for excellence as a result of sustaining high performance standards Program design, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation excellent planning, organization and problem-solving skills.
- Epidemiology and operational research.
- Public health quality improvement.
- Project evaluation.
- Excellent capacity building and mentorship skills Stakeholder engagement and
- Proposal writing.
Prisca also enjoys cooking, knitting and swimming.
Dr. Stanley Njoroge
Dr. Stanley Njoroge Ng’ang’a is a Technical Assistance-Team lead with an ability to organize people and systems in order to achieve set objectives. He has vast experiences in Pharmaceutical and Health Supply Chain management and training. Over the last 12 years, he has successfully managed four large PEPFAR funded programs where he ensured uninterrupted commodity supply, trained and mentored healthcare workers on pharmaceutical care and management of commodities.
Dr. Njoroge holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nairobi with several Post Graduate professional education and training in Managing Drug Supply in Developing Countries, Supply Chain Capacity Development, Pharmacovigilance, Adult and Paediatric ART training, Innovative Training Methodologies and the Establishment and Operationalization of Medicines and Therapeutic Committees. He is a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya and is registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board. He brings to Health Strat a depth of experience in problem solving in respect to health systems barriers, capacity building, program development and continuous quality improvement. Here, he continues to work collaboratively with the county and national health systems to strengthen commodity management and security through establishment of the County Commodity Security Committee and the County Medicine and Therapeutics Committee. He supported piloting of the integrated supply chain management model in Kakamega and Kisumu Counties in line with PEPFAR journey to self-reliance. Prior to joining Health Strat, Dr. Njoroge worked with the University of Maryland Global Initiative, Catholic Relief Services, Ministry of Health and Interlab Pharmacies. He has contributed in the following publications: Improving Commodity management at level two and three health facilities in urban setting. NjorogeS1, Namazi J1, Nyabiage L1, Odhiambo F1, Ojoo S1, Maina E2, Amoroso A1 University of Maryland School of medicine, Institute of Human virology Ministry of Health. The use of EMR supply chain module to improve supply chain management David Masese1, Richard Ngethe1, Stanley Njoroge3, Lucy Nganga1, Lanette Burrows2, Bobby Jefferson2 1Futures Group, Kenya, 2Futures Group, USA, 3Maryland Global Initiative Corporation Kenya.
Caren Oburu has over 16 years of experience in Monitoring, Learning, and Evaluation focusing on advancing the use of evidence in decision-making at national and international levels. As an M&E specialist, she has helped organizations and teams achieve pivotal and comprehensive M & E reforms in public and private sectors across programs implemented by the Government of Kenya (GoK), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Local Organizations in advancing Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Research (MERL) using Collaboration Learning and Adaptation (CLA) efforts throughout the program cycle including strategic planning, project and activity design and implementation
Caren has experience in strengthening technical assistance and mentorship at county and sub county levels through providing leadership in data quality audits and orientation on data use for decision making (DDIU).
In addition, she has extensive experience in development and implementation of MERL plans, use of monitoring systems and platforms for reporting purposes, indicator selection and definition, target setting across indicators and overseeing and directly contributing to development, customization and implementation of M&E tools and systems to collect, aggregate and analyze data to inform program performance.
Caren has supported in implementation of PEPFAR funded programs in the areas of HIV prevention and Treatment, TB, PMTCT, GBV, DREAMS, OVC, RMNCAH, WASH and Nutrition.
Previously Caren worked for USAID 4BetterHealth Project as the M&E Lead. Prior to that she worked as M&E Advisor for the USAID/Kenya and East Africa Afya Jijini Program, Head of M&E at Health Strat, M&E Officer at International Medical Corps, Data Manager at Food for the Hungry and Senior Data Officer at Pathfinder International
Caren holds a Msc in Health Information Management, Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Health Records and Information Management.
CHRP Gibbons Khatiebi
Ms. Gibbons Khatiebi is a seasoned, Certified Human Resource Practitioner (CHRP-K) and a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) with over 9 years of experience in both international and local non-governmental organizations. Gibbons holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resource Management from Kabarak University and a Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management from the IHRM. She is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.
With a deep understanding of human resource and its critical functions, Gibbons continues to make immense contributions to organizational functions. Previously, she worked as a Project Human Resource Manager at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Switzerland where she was the focal person between MSF and the Ministry of Health, overseeing the design of monthly HR reports, payroll preparation, financial management and coordination of HR processes for MSF staff and Human Resource for Health (HRH).
Additionally, Gibbons has worked with Deloitte Kenya as a HR consultant for EGPAF-Elizabeth Glaser Pediatrics Aids Foundation and Ministry of Health – Homabay. She has also served at CARE International and Clovers Management and Training Consultants where she provided consultancies to SANLAM, ABSA, The Brooke East Africa, Libya Oil, The Royal Danish Embassy and JICA.
She brings with her a wealth of experience in calculating the operational HR needs and the corresponding budget to effectively ensure the number and capacities required for the project, and to facilitate budget monitoring. She planned and supervised the associated processes (recruitment, training/integration and evaluation, detection of potential development and communication) of the personnel. Additionally, she provided support to line managers in the application of internal communication policies to stimulate the active participation of staff and their commitment to organizations.
At Health Strat, she is responsible for:
- Overseeing human resource plans, legal compliance, policies, and procedures
- Estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances
- Alignment to program budgets and resources, developing action plans, measuring, and analyzing results
- Initiating corrective actions, minimizing the impact of variances, and ensuring their execution
- Management of HRH
- Providing support to the Business Development team
She is dedicated to continuous improvement and implementing best HR practices, collaborating with different teams, providing guidance and support to managers, support staff and facilitating a positive work environment.