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    Assessment of purchasing arrangements for health services in the East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda). The objective of this study was to provide a situational analysis on existing and planned social health protection (SHP) systems in the EAC Partner States
    Multicounty study on situational Analysis and Feasibility Study of Options for Harmonization of Social Health Protection Systems Towards Universal Health Coverage in the East African Community Partner States
    Development of a Costing Model for the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) in Crisis Situations. Propel Project implemented by Amref.
    Assessing the availability, affordability and utilization of Services for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD-deworming medications including albendazole & mebendazole; diagnostics for Schistosomiasis (SCH) and STH (or intestinal worms) in Rwanda.
    Estimation of Government contribution and expenditure tracking for Neglected Tropical Diseases Control and Elimination in Ethiopia
    Social Health Protection Coverage Levels in the East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda). The aim of this component of the study was to examine the promotion of health and harmonization of policies in the EAC member states following the signing of the 2012 Kigali Ministerial Statement supporting universal health coverage
    Costing of the National Strategic Plan for HIV/AIDS for South Sudan-2024-2026.
    Conducting systematic review on gender responsive climate change adaptation and resilience in Kenya focusing on environment, agriculture, migration, Health, Energy, and human settlements
    Development of Turkana County Health Sector Plan -2022-2032.
    Costing the Neglected Tropical (NTD) Disease Master Plan-2023-2027 for Kenya.
    Economic assessment, evaluation, and modelling of sustainable investments for Medically Assisted Therapy (MAT) services in Kenya.
    Estimating the resource need for a package of services for Key Populations in 47 Counties of Kenya
    Normative costing and willingness to pay for the dapivirine vaginal ring among female populations at risk of HIV in 12 study sites in Nairobi, Kisii, Homa Bay, Migori and Kisumu Counties
    Costing Bridge (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) to Scale Project in ten counties of Kenya
    Estimating the unit expenditure of female sex worker programs in Mtwapa and Kilifi DICEs, Kilifi County.
    Normative costing and willingness to pay for the dapivirine vaginal ring among female populations at risk of HIV in 12 study sites in Nairobi, Kisii, Homa Bay, Migori and Kisumu Counties.
    Estimating the costs of HIV self-testing among MSM in Kisumu, Kiambu, and Mombasa counties of Kenya.
    Estimating the unit cost of VMMC using surgical and device procedures in different integrated settings in Kenya
    Estimating the unit expenditure of female sex worker programs in Mtwapa and Kilifi DICEs, Kilifi County.
    Estimating the unit cost of MC using surgical and device procedures in Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital under the support of ICAP and AFYA Ziwani sites in Kisumu and Homa Bay counties.
    Kenya Project IQ Sustainability Program Evaluation for year 1 of VMMC program implementation (September 20th, 2017-October 30, 2018.
    Baseline Survey of the Kenya Project IQ Sustainability Program Evaluation for Identifying Sustainable Service Delivery Models to Maintain Medical Male Circumcision Coverage in Western Kenya.
    VMMC Financing and Costing, a component of the development and writing of the new guiding action framework for voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention, 2016-2021, Funded by TSF-SA
    Management assistance (MA) for the Reproductive Health Output-Based Approach (OBA) program implemented by the Project Management Unit (PMU) in the Ministry of Health, Kenya.
    Costing of the Kenya HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework for the National AIDS Control Council (NACC), Ministry of Health. The consultancy was funded by the Health Policy Project/Futures Group/USAID.
    Understanding the incremental costs of producing stronger systems, local capacity, and country ownership as a part of HIV/AIDS service delivery under PEPFAR-II.
    Preparation of Pillar 4 MTR and lead consultant for the preparation of the NPO—Pillars 1-4. The consultancy was funded by the National AIDS Control Council (NACC).
    Costing of eMTCT framework for the period 2012-2015 NASCOP
    Preparation of the National Plans of Operations for the MTR process. Consultancy funded by the National AIDS Control Council
    Costing of eMTCT strategic plan for Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania
    Assessment of the sustainability of HIV & AIDS financing in Kenya.
    Male Circumcision costing for the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania,
    Harmonisation, and development of the Kenya National AIDS Strategic Plan (KNASP III), including the design of tracking tools Kenya KNASP III,
    Kenya National AIDS Spending Assessment Report 2016/17-2020/21
    Report on Public Financial Management for the Advocacy & Accountability Collaborative (TAAC) Project in Kenya
    Review of County Government of Makueni Universal Health Care-MakueniCare
    Public Expenditure tracking survey (PETS) for the health sector in Kenya – Health Financing Diagnostic Tool, Year: 2020
    South Sudan National AIDS Spending Assessment (2015/16–2017/18), UNAIDS. Year: 2019/2020
    Expenditure Analysis Technical Assistance for Partners (EATAP)
    Technical Assistant (TA) to Undertake Kenya National AIDS Spending Assessment (KNASA), Year: 2016
    Providing technical assistance in carrying out the National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) for the Swaziland AIDS Commission (NERCHA) Swaziland. The study was funded by NERCHA/UNAIDS, Swaziland. Year: 2015
    International expert on Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) for the Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan Year: 2014
    Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS, 2008), Kenya. Funded by WHO, Year: 2013-2016
    VMMC Financing and Costing - A component of the development and writing of the new guiding action framework for voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention
    Providing Technical Assistance on Expenditure Tracking Survey, the study was commissioned by National AIDS Council, Zambia
    Public Expenditure Review for the Health Sector in Kenya.
    Tracking Resource Flows for Population Activities in Kenya
    East Africa Community Health Financing Regional Expert

    Supported the EAC Secretariat Health Department to expand a program of health financing reform in the East Africa Region and establish the Health Financing Hub within the EAC secretariat while strengthening Partner States implementation of the Africa Leaders Meeting (ALM) Health Financing Commitments Declarations.

    • Played lead role as EAC Regional Facilitator for Health Financing Dialogues for Ministries of Health and Finance on behalf of the EAC Secretariat and advance the ALM agenda at the EAC Regional level, including organization of a regional meeting of Ministers of Health and Finance on domestic Investments for health
    • Provided Technical Assistance to support the implementation of the National Health Financing Dialogue (NHFD) in Kenya and oversee the national dialogues in the pilot countries of Burundi and Rwanda
    • Coordinated regional EAC efforts with other RECs, AUC and AUDA-NEPAD on the Health Financing Hubs, Tracker and Scorecard.
    • Provide Technical Support to the EAC Expert- Working Group and other technical teams on Health financing.
    Health Financing Technical Advisor/Expert - Kenya
    2021- 2022, Health Financing (Council Of Governors /Kenya) Technical Advisor/Expert- Kenya/Expert - Kenya
    • Strengthened the capacity of the COG Health Committee in its critical role of ensuring sustainability of health financing by looking into county health planning and programming, funding sources, their reliability and how this influences achievement of financial risk protection and the UHC goal.
    • Undertook Expenditure Reviews, fiscal space analysis and financial gap analysis for determination of the county level fiscal data for health and provided advisory to the Health Committee on County Health fiscal Space.
    • Developed, reviewed, and implemented key health finance-related policies for increased health finance autonomy at county levels (e.g. Facility Improvement Fund (FIF) Guidelines, Kenya Health Financing Strategy, UHC Policy).
    • Strengthened the capacity of the Council of Governors (COG) health committee Secretariat in collection, interpretation and the use the data for evidence-based decision making in the areas of prioritization, efficiency innovative financing, UHC and domestic resource mobilization mechanism.
    Country Director - Health Policy Plus (HP+) Kenya
    2020-2021, Country Director (Health Policy Plus (HP+) Kenya)
    • Overall technical and administrative management of the HP+ project in Kenya and the senior in-country project representative with the overall responsibility for supervising project staff and managing relations with partners and subcontractors both international and local to achieve the set results.
    • Developed the plan of action for institutionalizing sustainability of funding for health in Kenya through local policy research institutions and universities and supported the finalization of the country’s health financing strategy and the UHC Agenda.
    • Engagement with the Ministries of Finance and Health on Social Contracting mechanism that can allow CSOs to be considered in public health delivery of services.
    Technical Review Panel Vice-Chair - The Global Fund, Switzerland (TRP)
    2017-2021, Technical Review Panel, Vice-Chair (The Global Fund, Switzerland, TRP)
    • As part of the Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund since 2018, provided leadership in the review of Global Fund Funding Requests for various countries. More specifically, during the COVID-19 period, the TRP supported the Global Fund to disburse a total of USD 11.34 bn in one year during the COVID-19 pandemic globally.
    • Provided the necessary steer during TRP Reviews on key areas of prioritization in the three diseases (HIV, TB, Malaria) as well as provided guidance on the key cross-cutting areas of RSSH, Human Rights and Gender, Sustainable Financing, and Strategic Investments that play a significant role in maximizing the impact of Global Fund Grants.
    Deputy Director - National AIDS Control Council, Kenya
    2013-2020, Deputy Director (National AIDS Control Council, Kenya)
    • Provided leadership in the development and execution of Kenya’s strategy for sustainable financing for HIV and health, including provision of financial advice on high impact HIV, TB, Malaria, RSSH, Reproductive Health programs for decision making on health sector smart investments.
    • Drafted Policy Papers, Briefs, Sessional Paper and Cabinet Memoranda for policy decision makers on health matters in particular for the Kenyan and the East African Community UHC Agenda, sustainable finance, and transition from donor financing in HIV.
    • Developed Kenya’s blueprint for sustainable financing for health that proposed five key areas of raising domestic resources that included health sector efficiency savings, public finance management, private sector potential, multi-sectoral response, Data systems strengthening, and management.
    • Participation in high-level meetings as a key presenter on HIV policy matters both nationally and internationally focusing mostly on health systems strengthening, innovative ways of resource mobilization for health as well as health sector financing strategy.
    • Undertook costing, expenditure analysis of health programs, spearheaded the costing of Differentiated Service Delivery Models for the HIV and TB programs, innovative finance mechanisms, value for money, and transition planning for country health programs and took up to the leadership role locally and globally on matters health sector financial sustainability.
    • Played an instrumental leadership role in the development of Kenya country Global Fund Proposal writing process.
    • Played a critical role in the development of the country’s domestic resource mobilization strategy for health as well as developed the resource mobilization plan for Kenya’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Emergency Mechanism.
    Head, Policy & Strategy - National AIDS Control Council, Kenya
    2006-2013, Head, Policy & Strategy, (National AIDS Control Council, Kenya)
    • Developed the first Costed Kenya National HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan (2009-2013), HIV Financing strategies, Resource Tracking and Expenditure Reviews, Prevention Revolution Roadmap, and undertook an extensive review of the previous Strategic Plan for HIV.
    • Carried out programmatic, financial, and performance gap analysis in HIV interventions, Socio-economic impact studies of HIV and AIDS in key sectors of the economy, HIV and AIDS Policy, Planning, Budgeting, and funding mechanisms, HIV and AIDS mainstreaming in other sectors of the economy.
    • Developed policy briefs on Private -Public Partnerships, Engagement of Civil Society Organizations, Public Sector in the Planning and Budgeting process for HIV and AIDS activities in key sectors under the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and developed the HIV Community-led Funding Proposal for the World Bank that saw HIV funding reach the community level and contribute immensely to the fight against HIV at the community level.
    Policy Analyst - Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya
    2005-2006, Policy Analyst, (Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya)
    • Charged with the responsibility of reviewing all key policies in Government Institutions in the bid to seal major corruption loopholes in the public sector as well as provide advisory to the accounting officers of the various government institutions on possible areas of corruption loopholes in their institutions.
    • Collecting, collating, compiling, and analyzing data and other information on Corruption Prevention by identifying the problem and through this analysis prepare the country’s corruption index report for the different sectors of the Kenyan economy.
    • Undertook Strategic Planning and Policy Development for the Commission represented the Commission during the country budget making process (MTEF) to lobby for resources for the programs in the different directorates within the Commission.
    Senior Economist - Ministry of Roads and Public Works, Kenya
    1995-2005, Senior Economist, (Ministry of Roads and Public Works, Kenya)
    • Charged with the responsibility of preparing the five-year Road Sector Strategy and Implementation Plan.
    • Developed Road Sector Economic Evaluation Reports for various road projects that looked at feasibility and road design studies.
    • Prepared funding proposals for road projects for World Bank, European Union, and the African Development Bank for the major highway corridors in the country.
    • Served as lead secretariat to the Road Reforms Committee that created the different road agencies in Kenya that look at the major highways, urban, and rural roads respectively.
    • In charge of the road sector budget-making process and represented the Ministry in defending the Ministry’s budget during the MTEF budget-making process.
    • Undertook Transport Sector Modeling and Traffic Forecasts for various new road projects to build a case for Infrastructure Development in Kenya.
    • Undertook socio-economic impact assessment of road projects taking into account health and environmental impacts as part of road project design and construction.
    Other Key Responsibilities and Assignments
    Other Key Responsibilities and Assignments
    • 2005-2010, Member of the East Africa Community Expert Working Group on Sustainable Financing for health. This was a group of health and finance experts from the East African Region that were tasked with the responsibility of developing a blueprint for domestic resource mobilization for health in the region.
    • 2014-2016, Member of the Review Panel for Joint (PEPFAR/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) Country Data Systems Initiative for Health Systems Strengthening for the Government of Malawi and the Government of Uganda.
    • 2014-2016, Member of two Global Economics Reference Technical Working Group of the UNAIDS/World Bank on HIV Allocative Efficiency and Effectiveness and Sustainable Financing respectively. This was a team of 20 Global health economists who focused on advising countries on achieving more health for the money in health care service delivery.
    • 2014-2016, Member of the UNAIDS Economics Reference Group (ERG). This team of think-tanks comprised of 12 global health economists that were nominated by the UNAIDS Executive Director and the World Bank President to advise on Sustainable Financing of the HIV Response.
    Other Key Responsibilities and Assignments
    Other Key Responsibilities and Assignments
    • 2005-2010, Member of the East Africa Community Expert Working Group on Sustainable Financing for health. This was a group of health and finance experts from the East African Region that were tasked with the responsibility of developing a blueprint for domestic resource mobilization for health in the region.
    • 2014-2016, Member of the Review Panel for Joint (PEPFAR/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) Country Data Systems Initiative for Health Systems Strengthening for the Government of Malawi and the Government of Uganda.
    • 2014-2016, Member of two Global Economics Reference Technical Working Group of the UNAIDS/World Bank on HIV Allocative Efficiency and Effectiveness and Sustainable Financing respectively. This was a team of 20 Global health economists who focused on advising countries on achieving more health for the money in health care service delivery.
    • 2014-2016, Member of the UNAIDS Economics Reference Group (ERG). This team of think-tanks comprised of 12 global health economists that were nominated by the UNAIDS Executive Director and the World Bank President to advise on Sustainable Financing of the HIV Response.
    Selected Publications
    Selected Publications
    • June 2011: The Lancet: Towards an Improved Investment Approach for an Effective Response to HIV/AIDS
    • January 2012: Conference Paper: Sustainability of Programmatic, Financial and Human Resources of HIV Program: Lessons learned from HIV/AIDS Analysis in 4 countries
    • April 2013: Journal of Health Policy and Planning: lessons learned from stakeholder-driven sustainability analysis of six national HIV programs
    • December 2013: Global HIV Economics Reference Group Publications, contributed to:
      • Guiding Principles for Partnership and Compact Development
      • Shared Responsibility for financing the Global HIV Response
    • June 2014: Integration of HIV financing into Health Financing Systems in Low and Middle-Income Countries
    • November 2014: Global HIV Economics Reference Group Publications, contributed to:
      • Zambia Costing and Efficiency Brief
      • Inventory data, tools, guidance and range of use of HIV costing and Technical Efficiency Analysis
      • Mapping of on-going Costing and Efficiency Studies
      • Costing for HIV interventions: What are the vital gaps?
    • March 2016: CDG Publications: Aligning incentives, accelerating Impact: next Generation financing Models for Global Health
    • November 2017: Journal of International AIDS Society: HIV Prevention where it is needed most: Comparison of Strategies for the Geographical Allocation of Intervention
    • February 2018: Journal of International AIDS Society: Frontloading HIV Financing maximizes the achievable impact of HIV Prevention
    • May 2023: BMC Public Health Journal: Unit Cost Repositories for Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Report on Research in Practice with Lessons Learnt.
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