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Edmon Obat
Project Management Specialist- HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment , Healthcare; International non-profit health NGOs
Nairobi, Kenya
Medical Doctor and Public Health Specialist with 11 years extensive experience in management of public health programmes and projects, health systems strengthening, clinical practise, and, research spanning both government and non-profit organisations. Currently leading national HIV resposne at USAID Kenya.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
Professional Experience:
Public Health and Programme Management Specialist with 11 years of experience providing strategic, technical, policy, programmatic, and research leadership and support on public health programmes and interventions including HIV prevention and HIV/SRHR integration, leading strategy development and implementation, partnerships development, stakeholder engagement, and resource mobilization.
Strong impact in transforming public health outcomes, advancing health equity, and strengthening national capacities through leadership and technical support in the development, implementation, monitoring and oversight of integrated programmes and projects on HIV/AIDS & TB prevention, care and treatment, SRHR, FP/RMNCAH, Nutrition, WASH and emerging infectious diseases (COVID-19).
Collaborative and diplomatic stakeholder liaison with solid experience building and managing partnerships and relations with National and County Governments, Ministries of Health, academic partners, implementing partners, NGOs/INGOs, and donors to mobilize social and political actions for national policies and programmes, advance health advocacy efforts, maximize programme impact and sustainability.
Visionary, thought leadership, networking and representation skills, demonstrated through engagement at high-profile national and international meetings, workshops, conferences, and Technical Working Groups (TWGs).
Fluent in English and Kiswahili with basic knowledge of French, technical proficiency in MS Office Suite, SPSS, STATA, and R, alongside knowledge and familiarity with US Government (USG)/PEPFAR systems and reporting guidelines.
Key Areas of Expertise: Strategy Development – Programme/Project Management – Monitoring & Evaluation – Policy and Guidelines Formulation – Networking and Partnerships Development – Proposal Development – Research, Evidence Generation and Dissemination – Budget Management – People Management – Advocacy – Capacity Building and Development – Public Health – Project Reporting – Sub-Award Management – Evidence and Knowledge Development & Dissemination – Knowledge Networks Management & Coordination
I attttained an MBChB degree at University of Nairobi as well as a Master in Public Health degree from the University of Liverpool.I am currently pursuing an MSc in Global Healthcare Leadership at the University of Oxford.
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, French(basic)
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