Dr. Dickson Mtungu Mwakangalu, a Manchester Metropolitan University MPH, and Moi University MD graduate, is a seasoned public health professional with a proven record of accomplishment of managing and implementing programs in maternal, newborn and child health, family planning, reproductive health, adolescent health, nutrition, HIV/AIDS, and other infectious diseases. He is currently working as a Deputy Chief of Party for AFYA TIMIZA, a USAID-funded FP/RMNCAH, nutrition, and WASH project and has served in different other capacities including Public Health Specialist at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Global HIV and TB in Kenya, and Director of Technical Services at Pathfinder International, Kenya among others. He has in-depth knowledge about disease prevention, clinical management, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation, specifically in resource poor settings. He is passionate about saving lives and building systems to ensure equitable access to health care. Out of work, he loves spending time with family, farming, swimming and travelling.
This piece summarizes the experience of integrating family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) in the AFYA TIMIZA program, implemented by Amref Health Africa in Kenya. It provides insights to technical advisors and program managers that ...
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