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Alex Omari

Alex Omari

East Africa KM Officer, Knowledge SUCCESS, Amref Health Africa

Alex is the Technical Family Planning/Reproductive Health Officer at Amref Health Africa’s Institute of Capacity Development. He works as the Regional Knowledge Management Officer (East Africa) for the Knowledge SUCCESS project. Alex has over 8 years’ experience in adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH) program design, implementation, research, and advocacy. He is currently a Technical Working Group member for the AYSRH program at the Ministry of Health in Kenya. Alex is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH) and a former Kenya Country Coordinator for the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP). He holds a Bachelor of Science (Population Health) and a Master of Public Health (Reproductive Health) from Kenyatta University, Kenya. He is currently pursuing his second Master's degree in Public Policy at the School of Government and Public Policy (SGPP) in Indonesia where he is also a public health and health policy writing scholar and website contributor for the Strategic Review Journal.

Medical students attend Medical Students for Choice conference, where they learn best practices around contraceptive use and safe abortion. Credit: Yagazie Emezi/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment.
Members of the Muvubuka Agunjuse youth club. Credit: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment
Community health worker | Community health worker Agnes Apid (L) with Betty Akello (R) and Caroline Akunu (center). Agnes is providing the women with counseling and family planning information | Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment
A landscape image of a village near the dry salt lake Eyasi in northern Tanzania. Image credit: Pixabay user jambogyuri
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Lydia Kuria is a nurse and facility in-charge at Amref Kibera Health Centre.
Marygrace Obonyo showing a mother how to perform back exercises during pregnancy.
Tonny Muziira, Youth Chairperson for Universal Health Care Africa: “Governments should make SRH information and services essential services for young people, or else we may have a baby boom post COVID-19.”