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Dr. Angela Migowa
AFFILIATIONS: Aga Khan University Nairobi, Kenya.
SPECIALTY AREA: Paediatric Rheumatology
Dr. Migowa is an Assistant Professor and Pediatric Rheumatologist in the department of Pediatrics and Child Health at Aga Khan University Nairobi, Kenya. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at McGill University Health Centre, Montreal-Canada, and holds a Masters in Paediatrics and Child Health (AKUH). Her interests include Rheumatology, Clinical Immunology, Adolescent Medicine, Leadership, and Governance. She is currently a member of the PRES global taskforce and involved in collaborations with the Kenya Pediatric Association, ArthRheuma Society of Kenya, Allergy Society of Kenya, Association of Women in Rheumatology(AWIR), African League Against Rheumatism(AFLAR), Canadian Rheumatology Association(CRA), American College of Rheumatology(ACR), European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR), Medical Women’s International Association(MWIA) and Women Leaders in Global Health Movement(WLGH). She has held several lectures and conference presentations across Africa, Europe, and North America among medical students, doctors, nurses, and patient support groups to raise awareness for pediatric rheumatology and primary immunodeficiency. She has pioneered implementing the first A project in Kenya to raise awareness for primary immunodeficiencies in Africa. She previously has partnered with patient support groups such as the International Patient Organization for Primary Immunodeficiencies (IPOPI) and Rare Disease Society of Kenya to raise awareness and advocate for rheumatological and other rare diseases. She is the Chair of the steering committee mandated by the African League Against Rheumatology (AFLAR) to oversee and implement the establishment of the Pediatric Society of the African League Against Rheumatism (PAFLAR) to improve access to care and advocacy for pediatric rheumatology patients across the African continent. She is a certified RCUK EPLS Instructor.