MEET THE JUDGES

THE PANEL OF JUDGES

The panel of judges representing various stakeholders will be responsible for the judging process ensuring integrity, inclusion, credibility and transparency. The panel consists of experts with a proven track record in all the fields covered by the categories that is; Information Technology, media, health service delivery, academia, Quality Management, leadership and patient advocacy.

The judges will select three finalists for each category followed by thorough scrutiny to determine the winners who will be announced on 3 rd July, 2019 at the Award Gala Dinner.

Dr. Rono is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at E&K Consulting Firm, a pan-African advisory and investment firm providing turnkey solutions in the healthcare, finance and technology sectors. Through E&K Consulting Firm, Dr. Rono has advised on healthcare transactions worth over US$ 20 Billion……

DR. JOSEA RONO

Dr. Rono is a Co-founder and Managing Partner at E&K Consulting Firm, a pan-African advisory and investment firm providing turnkey solutions in the healthcare, finance and technology sectors. Through E&K Consulting Firm, Dr. Rono has advised on healthcare transactions worth over US$ 20 Billion……

DR. CATHY MWANGI, PHD

Dr. Cathy Mwangi is a senior health executive experienced in providing business and technology solutions for organizations in the USA and Kenya, with over 24 years’ experience in business and health management. Cathy has worked with some of the finest academic and health institutions, i.e. Computer Career Institute at Johns Hopkins University; University of Maryland Medical Systems …….

She is a family physician and health systems researcher with expertise in maternal and child health and improving quality of care. She was the lead researcher and writer on improving quality for the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era…….

DR. RODER-DEWAN

She is a family physician and health systems researcher with expertise in maternal and child health and improving quality of care. She was the lead researcher and writer on improving quality for the Lancet Global Health Commission on High Quality Health Systems in the SDG Era…….

DR. AMIT N. THAKKER

A visionary entrepreneur and an industry captain, Dr. Amit N. Thakker, has been a ground breaking pioneer in the integration of private sector within the health system in Africa. He is the Executive Chairman of Africa Health Business, Africa Healthcare Federation and a Director with AMREF Flying Doctors (Kenya),and Seven Seas Technologies…….

She is an independent journalist and serves as the Ag. Secretary/CEO of Kenya Editors’ Guild. She has worked as managing editor for the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) in Nairobi, where she led the Health, Science and environment desk. She is a Knight Science Journalism fellow (2017) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …..

ROSALIA OMUNGO

She is an independent journalist and serves as the Ag. Secretary/CEO of Kenya Editors’ Guild. She has worked as managing editor for the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) in Nairobi, where she led the Health, Science and environment desk. She is a Knight Science Journalism fellow (2017) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …..

Honoring excellence, celebrating innovation and positive contributions by individuals and organizations in the Kenyan health sector.