Project Governance

The research chair provides oversight of the project and chair all planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and management meetings of the project.

These consist of investigators from various disciplines including Reproductive Health, Pediatrics, Public Health, Health Management, Biostatistics and Social Science.

There is an Administrator in the Eldoret research office who works under the direction of the research chair.

In the field, there is the Program Manager and the data Management team of a data manager and data entry clerks.

The communities, local leadership and county health managers are involved in the planning and implementation of the project through representation on the site coordinating committees.

There is an advisory team from outside Moi University who advice the research team on the research and implementation issues of the project.


Our Team

The research team is multidisciplinary drawn from several schools, departments and expert backgrounds in Moi University College of Health Sciences.

Prof. Fabian O. Esamai

Pediatrics, Child Health Specialist
Research Chair, Team leader, oversight for overall project conceptualization, planning, implementation and evaluation

Prof. Mabel Nangami

Demography, Health Representation Management, Health Policy, Monitoring and evaluation, curriculum design
Deputy Team leader, Work with MOH and County Governments of health systems issues and oversee system implementation activities

Prof. Edwin Were

Reproductive Health Specialist
Oversee Maternal Health issues and advice on professional and ethical issues of the project

Dr. Simiyu Tabu

MB ChB, MMed
Health Representation management, disaster and risk management
Oversee facility implementation and work with county health managers and MOH on related issues, monitor field activities

Prof. David Ayuku

BSc, MSc, PhD
Clinical psychologist, behavioral scientist
Oversee sociological aspects, monitor focus groups and key informant activities

Dr. Ann Mwangi

BSc, MSc, PhD
Oversee the data collection, data entry, data cleaning, data analysis

Mr. Moses Sitati

Project Manager

Mr. Venantius Sunday

Data Manager