NNI Africa Board Members


Professor Fredrick N Were

MBCHB, CTM, MMED, FNIC, DCEH, PHD, EBS Professor of Perinatal & Neonatal Medicine, University of Nairobi. Chief Research Scientist, Kenya Paediatric Research Consortium.

Dr. Valéria Isabel Muando Chicamba

Ministry of Health Mozambique. National Director of the Paediatric Programme of the Ministry of Health Policies and Strategies. Defines in country paediatric health and monitors and evaluate its implementation

Mrs. Irene Rugare Sambo nee Gwisai

Former Principal Nurse Educator Sally Mugabe Hospital Medical Surgical Nurse Consultant, Midwife Paediatric Nurse Nutrition Consultant, Research Nurse

Ms. Gertruida Johanna Gericke (Gerda)

Former Head of the Department of Human Nutrition (teaching, research and outreach /community engagement; management responsibilities in department and School of Health Care Sciences).

Professor Tedla Kebede Geletew (MD, CSIM)

Dr Tedla Kebede Geletew (MD,CSIM) Associate professor of medicine, Consultant internist & endocrinologist, Former Head of the endocrinology & metabolism unit School of medicine, College of health sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Associate Professor John Charles Okiria

PhD; Msc. HSM; MBA (Mgt); BBA (MGT); DIP. (PHARM); Cert. Admin Law (LDC); PGD ME(s). Registered and Licensed/Gazetted Allied Health Professional.