Head Patient and Health Workers Safety Unit, Antimicrobial Resistance Focal Point
Ministry of Health
Evelyn is the National Focal Point for antimicrobial resistance in Kenya with over ten years working with the Ministry of Health. Evelyn coordinated antibiotic awareness for five years under the GARP working group leading to the establishment of the AMR program in Kenya. She championed the development of the National AMR Action Plan and now leads its implementation. She is key in implementation of infection prevention and control (IPC) interventions at country level. She has worked as with the WHO on developing guidance on multi-sectoral collaboration to support implementation of NAPs. She is a member of the Fleming Fund Technical Advisory Group and an African Public Health Leaders fellow at the Chatham House Institute and is pursuing her PHD on antimicrobial stewardship at the University of Nairobi. Evelyn is committed to overcoming barriers and building partnerships to sustain changes that will reduce the global burden of AMR.
Friday, June 14
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM