Program Manager, The Challenge Initiative
Morine Lucy Sirera is a program manager with over 10 years of experience and knowledge in program planning, designing, and implementation. In her work, she has a key focus on supporting the implementation of adolescent and youth reproductive health (AYRH) and FP high-impact interventions among urban populations. She has worked to find innovative and scalable ways of increasing young people's access to contraceptives in an effort to reduce teenage pregnancies as well as provide avenues to allow young people to make informed choices for their future. She has also worked with very young adolescents (VYA) in urban informal settlements within Nairobi to promote age-appropriate life skills education, providing them an opportunity to safeguard their future. Morine currently works with The Challenge Initiative (Tupange Pamoja) in Kenya supporting thirteen counties in the scale-up of sustainable proven approaches to reach out to adolescents and youth and the community at large to support the reduction of teenage pregnancies in the country. Morine is a Global Health Leadership accelerator graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and International Relations from the University of the West of England Bristol and a master’s degree in International Security from the University of Bristol UK.
Pharmacies play a critical role in providing access to reproductive health services in low-resource settings in Kenya. Without this private-sector resource, the country would not be able to meet the needs of its young people. ...
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