dr.andrew nyandigisi
chief executive officer
Dr. Andrew Nyandigisi is a goal oriented; people focused visionary 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 from University Of Nairobi, MSC in Health Economics and Policy and an MBA in Strategic Management all from The University of Nairobi.
Dr. Nyandigisi has worked in different capacities within the Ministry of Health-Kenya as Focal Person for The World Bank Funded program, East Africa Public Health Laboratory Network, as the Country Coordinator for Affordable Medicine for Malaria, Secretariat to the joint inter agency coordinating committee (ICC) for HIV, TB and Malaria, Focal Person for Case Management of Malaria and most recently as in charge of partnerships and resource mobilization in the National Malaria Control Program. His key competencies include health policy assessment and development, health systems strengthening, resource mobilization, supply chain management and monitoring and evaluation. He is passionate about designing and implementing sustainable home-grown solutions to public health problems. When he is not thinking of the next health systems solution he enjoys playing soccer and enjoying quality time with family.
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cecilia keiru
director of projects and operations

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.

Cecilia has over 15 years’ experience in managing health projects. She provides oversight on projects and operations at Health Strat, while ensuring support functions are aligned and responsive to business changing needs and strengthens program management competences for actual delivery of organizational strategies. She is key in assuring principles of efficiency, order and optimal customer service.
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martha maina
project director

Martha Maina is a dynamic, high capacity, grant and project management professional with extensive experience in HIV/AIDs programs. She has recently worked as Project Director TACT Project at Health Strat Kenya from June 2014 to date, Project Manager Institutional Capacity Development (KARP Project), Catholic Relief Services Kenya Program from May 2013 – May 2014, AIDS Relief Project Manager-Institutional Capacity Development (AIDS Relief Project),  Catholic Relief Services–Kenya Program, October 2009-April 2013, Program Manager, Kenya Network of Women with AIDS (KENWA), January 2005 to August 2007 and many more.

She holds a Masters Degree in Project Planning and Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Nairobi and a Certified Project Management Specialist from APMG International through LINGOs.Martha is project director for the TACT-Transforming TB/HIV prevention, Care and Treatment in Prisons- program at Health Strat with her strengths in Providing strategic leadership in projects and being part of decision making in Senior Management ,New Business Development and proposal development, Experience in capacity development, health system strengthening, grant and project management, budgeting, compliance to USG rules and regulations, planning and implementation practices,Ability to take initiative and respond to diverse and concurrent activities efficiently..
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SUSAN KIMATHI
PROJECT DIRECTOR

Susan Kimathi is a well-seasoned program management professional with a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management from United States International University and a Masters Degree in Project Planning and Management from University of Nairobi. She is a Project Director and Manager with over 10 years’ of experience in directing full cycles for complex multi- programs and initiatives, Project Planning Business, Development, Organization Development and Grants Management with  proven ability to deliver substantial productivity and quality improvement through well managed projects.

Susan has worked with University of Nairobi (UON) on their Centers for Disease Control (CDC) funded Central Province Response Integration, Strengthening and Sustainability Project (CRISSP) as Program Manager; she also worked with UON as Program Manager for AIDS Care and Treatment services. As Head of Programs at Health Strat, she merges the two worlds of Development and Business for quality and sustainable health systems solutions her competencies are Health and governance systems for sustainable for programming, Expertise in program management professional with over 10 years’ experience in multiple sectors including private , public sector and UN Bodies Strategic leadership positions to deliver organizational performance through appropriate Skills, Leadership development and eventual organizational development and Grants Management.
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CPA Enoch RONO
HEAD OF FINANCE
Enoch Rono has a wealth of experience in Financial Management spanning a period of over 15 years gained across different industries from manufacturing, professional accountancy to the not-for-profit. His key competencies include Financial management, Budgeting and budget management, Taxation and related compliances, ERP design and implementation, Implementing technological solutions to create efficiency in financial operations, sound Internal controls development and implementation.
He is The Head of Finance at Health Strat and his immediate previous engagement was with Transparency International-Kenya as The Senior Finance Officer. He is a firm believer in ethics and the positive impact it has on business success.He was voted the Ethics Champion of the year 2013 at Transparency International-Kenya. Enoch possesses a Bachelor of commerce degree in Accounting & Business Administration, CPA (K), currently pursuing CPS part 3, and In the process of completing MBA – Strategic Management at the Strathmore Business School (SBS). In addition, he is also a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
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ANTHONY NG'ANG'A
Human resource manager
Anthony Ng’ang’a is a result oriented Human Resource Practioner with more than twelve (12) years’ work experience in Human Resource Management with exposure in all facets of HR, cutting across different positions in HR, working for corporate organizations, local & International NGOs. In addition, his experience with international NGOS entailed implementing health and humanitarian programs both in Kenya & Somalia cutting across different donor agencies. Anthony possesses broad-ranging skills in recruitment & selection, policy development, capacity building, performance management, industrial relations, employee well-being, man-power planning, reward & recognition, compensation & benefits, training & development, records management, HR Management Information System and administration.
He holds Bachelor of Business Administration (HR Option) from Kenya Methodist University, Advanced Diploma-Human Resource & Business Management from Universal Group of Colleges. Currently he is pursuing Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) at College of Human Resource Management. His most recent engagement was with CARE International-Somalia where he was tasked to lead in the implementation of key HR projects across the Country Office and standardizing HR processes & procedures across the Country Office. His major achievements were Successful automation of field payrolls in Somalia & Somaliland and streamlining Country Office compensation and benefits schemes.
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DR.JOSEPH N.NKURANGA

SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR
Dr. Joseph Ntunguranyi Nkuranga is the Senior Technical Advisor at Healthstrat Leading  the Health Strat technical team supporting HIV and TB care, Overseeing implementation strategies in all projecs. He strives to strengthen the clinical capacity of the healthcare workers and purse partnerships to support the socio-culture factors affecting the communities in the access of care at the facilities,among his competencies.  Clinical service delivery in HIV, TB and RMNCAH, Capacity strengthening through mentorship including virtual mentorship and formal training, Leading multidisciplinary teams and wider stakeholder engagement in health, Project design and proposal development, Health systems evaluation and strengthening, Continuous quality improvement and implementation science.
Dr. Nkuranga holds a Master of Science in Epidemiology –University of London, Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB)-University of Nairobi. He is a member of Kenya Medical Association and sits on the board of the Christian Medical and Dental Association. His expertise spans In-Service Training under Partnership for Advanced Clinical Education (PACE) program, where he served as In-service Lead in a project that developed the National HIV Integrated Training Course (NHITC) and the National Advanced HIV Clinical Course (NAHCC), as well as provided technical support in establishment of five regional training centres across the country Prior to joining HealthStrat, Dr. Nkuranga has worked at the University of Maryland, Chogoria Mission Hospital and Makindu District Hospital conducting trainings and offering technical support in HIV clinical services with 9,000 clients enrolled to care under AIDS Relief. As a Lead Clinician at a Comprehensive Care Clinic he led integrating TB and HIV care, improving patient retention, initiating targeted viral load testing, improving PMTCT outcomes and institutionalizing Comprehensive Care Clinics rotations for all health care providers.Dr. Nkuranga has contributed to the following publications:
  • Co‐author “Initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV infected tuberculosis patients in rural Kenya: an observational study” – published in the Tropical Medicine and International Health Journal (doi:10.1111/tmi.12110)
  • Oral Presentation at the 6th National HIV Care and Treatment Consultative Forum (Kenya) on “The Case for Integration of TB and HIV Treatment Services at Chogoria Mission Hospital” in 2010
  • Oral presentation at the National AIDS Conference (Kenya) 2007 on “Immunologic Response to Antiretroviral Therapy among Adults at the Family Aids Care and Education Services Clinic in Nairobi”.
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DR STANLEY NJOROGE Technical Assistance- Team Lead

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 HealthStrat 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 HealthStrat, 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. Njoroge S1, 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

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dr.mark makomere
hiv service delivery advisor
Dr. Mark Makomere is a Public Health professional with over 5 years’ experience in implementation of HIV/AIDS programs within western Kenya, the region with the highest disease burden in the country. His core competencies derived from his background as a Pharmacist include but are not limited to health systems strengthening, implementation of sustainable strategies involving engagement of key stakeholders, operations and management of large programs and technical management of integrated health care programs.
He holds Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) from The University of Nairobi, Master’s in Public Health, Epidemiology -Maseno University Completed coursework, MSc. Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom, Distance Learning Expected completion December 2019. He has served as a Senior Technical KCCB – KARP in 2017, Advisor in Health Supply Chain, Senior Program Officer in Care and Treatment ICAP – Kenya 2012-2017 at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital, Pharmacy and Laboratory, Senior Program Officer and Program pharmacist in Siaya County.
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