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Dr. Micah Matiang'i

Dr. Micah Matiang'i

Dean of School of Medicine Amref International University, Senior Lecturer

Dr. Micah Matiang'i is a Health Development and Human Resource for Health (HRH) training resource person with experience spanning over 15 years in various health development programmes and HRH training in ECSA region. Skilled in designing and implementation of innovative MNCH and HRH training programmes in resource constrained settings, he has implemented HRH and MNCH programmes in Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, and South Sudan with Amref, UNFPA, MSH, Usratuna, and Canadian Midwives Association. Dr. Matiang'i is a creative and adaptable leader in grant writing and management, curriculum development, and Health Systems Management. He's keen on implementation of value-adding health programs fueling transformative change at organizational and community level—able to conceptualize and execute program vision from start to finish, while adapting to changes and shifting priorities. With experience in leading cross-functional teams in delivering strategic initiatives proven to improve systems, processes, and overall results, Dr. Matiang'i is usually fascinated with designing and carrying out health systems and implementation research in health development programmes. He's well experienced in development and management of partnerships, linkages, and collaborations and also well experienced in carrying out organizational capacity assessments (OCA) using evidence-based tools, including developing growth and development trajectory plans post-assessment. Dr. Matiang'i is both a commonwealth and PRP policy communication fellow.

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