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Dr. Christine Karanja-Chege

 

AFFILIATIONS: Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Kenyatta University.

SUB-SPECIALTY AREA: Paediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr. Christine K. Chege is a Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, Kenyatta University (KU). She attained her undergraduate (MBChB) and postgraduate (MMed) degrees from The University of Nairobi (UoN) holds a postgraduate diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases from The University of Oxford.

She also works as a Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric infectious diseases specialist in various leading private hospitals in Nairobi. She is a member of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases and the Africa Regional Collaborative Learning Network that brings together Paediatric societies across Africa to share experiences on child health issues in the African setting.

Dr. Chege is passionate about Immunization advocacy and equity and is currently involved in the Immunization Advocacy Initiative project that has increasing domestic financing for immunization as its key objective. Other than Vaccinology, she has taken a leading role in the COVID 19 response, involved in writing the interim Paediatric guidance for COVID 19, as well as spearheading the KPA response to the Ministry of Education regarding return to Schools during the pandemic.

Dr. Chege is keen on educating child caregivers and other stakeholders on emerging global health issues such as antimicrobial resistance and vaccine hesitancy under the Kenya Paediatric Association’s umbrella.

Dr. Lawrence Owino

National Chair

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Dr. Angela Migowa

Vice Chair

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Dr. Justus Simba

National Treasurer

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Dr. Catherine Mutinda

National Secretary

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Dr. Waceke Kombe

National Assistant Secretary

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Dr. Ambrose Agweyu

Board Member

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Dr. Christine Chege

Board Member

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Dr. Syeda Ra'ana Hussain

Board Member

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Dr. Supa Tunje

Board Member

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Dr. Thomas Ngwiri

Ex Officio Member

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