Mary M.

Kenya

Summary

A Research Scientist turned Technical consultant in the field of healthcare diagnostics. I have a BSc. Medical Microbiology and a Masters in Biosciences (Genetics Major). Currently pursuing a Diploma in Project Management . I lead teams in training and capacity building of healthcare workers, manage client portfolios, I have worked with Ministries of Health, Donor partners, NGOs and Private healthcare institutions in healthcare projects in Kenya and East Africa to implement transformative diagnostic innovations and scale them up regionally. Key Competencies. Capacity Building- Trained healthcare workers across healthcare institutions in East Africa on adoption of innovative molecular diagnostics for enhanced disease detection and fostered for enhanced skills improvement for health workers. Organizational Development- Worked with healthcare institutions to plan, implement and adopt GeneXpert Molecular Diagnostic Systems for the diagnosis of TB/MDR-TB in East Africa. Business Development- Helped expand business by 50% within two years of joining Caroga Diagnostics Ltd ASP Cepheid EU. Increased assay sales by 60% to Academic and private healthcare institutions. Co-founder/Entrepreneur a healthcare startup M&M Africa Healthcare Group Ltd, an organization geared towards training and transforming mindsets of healthcare workers one mind at a time. CEO of Africa Health IT News, a UK -based non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the use of technology in Africa’s healthcare and showcase positive trends. Networking and Portfolio Management- Managed client portfolios, created bridges between Academia, partners, stakeholders, government and NGOs. Speaker/Facilitator- Represented organizations I worked for in local and international conferences, seminars and workshops. .

Experience

  • africa
  • health systems
  • events / training
  • reproductive health
  • infectious disease
  • kenya
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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