Hello friends! We are back with a special after office hour series for you. This month we are celebrating all things health and well-being! To celebrate the theme, our upcoming ‘After Office hours’ session will be held on the 20th of April at our Westlands Garage with Dr Cathy Mwangi from MHealth, the 2014 ICT “woman of the year” winner, as our distinguished speaker.
Dr. Mwangi PhD is the CEO of mHealth Kenya where they manage and develop mobile applications for the health sector. mHealth Kenya are leaders in project development, consultancy, implementation and evaluation within the framework of public and private partnerships related to donor funded systems. If she doesn’t already have enough on her plate, Cathy is also a lecturer at Strathmore University and sits on the Board of Directors of Morris Moses Foundation. With over 21 years of experience in business healthcare management and mobile technology solutions for organizations in the United States and Kenya, Dr Mwangi is a force to be reckoned with as she tackles the utilization, implementation and success of mobile technology to improve impact of health care and treatment in this Country.
Join us on the 20th of April from 5:30 pm as she shares her amazing story, lessons learnt and best practice for scaling these initiatives and the impact mobile devices have in business…We cannot wait! Get your tickets here!
The 14th of August 2015 saw mHealth Kenya launch its 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, an event that also doubled up as projects knowledge transfer from CDC Foundation mHealth Kenya to now, mHealth Kenya. The strategic plan marks a significant milestone in the use of mobile technology for more efficient health care delivery in the country.
CDC Foundation has nurtured mHealth Kenya and given it wings to fly higher. mHealth Kenya is now an independent organization which promises to work together with its partners and other mobile solution companies to provide quality health care services to every citizen.
Among the guests who attended the colorful function include Dr. Martin Sirengo, Director of NASCOP, Dr. John Munyu, Chief Executive Officer, KEMSA, Dr. David Soti, Head of Division of Health Informatics and M&E, Dr. Tom Oluoch, Deputy Branch Chief, SI CDC Kenya, Dr. Lyndon Marani, mHealth Kenya Board Chair, CDC Foundation’s Associate VP of Programs Dr. Linda McGehee and VP of Programs Verla Nesland among others.
The event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi.