Senior Technical Officer for Child and Newborn Health
Stephen Mwangi is a senior technical officer for child and newborn health for the Afya Uzazi project (which means ‘Healthy Parenthood” in Swahili) in Kenya. Prior to joining MSH, he served as the regional county coordinator for Accelerating Children’s HIV/AIDS Treatment (ACT) Initiative project with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) in Kenya. The ACT Initiative aimed at doubling the number of children receiving lifesaving antiretroviral treatment in ten high burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa, thereby reducing child and adolescent mortality. Stephen is a public health specialist, with more than 8 years of experience in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH), HIV/AIDs and community development programs in Kenya. Prior to his work with EGPAF, Stephen worked with AMREF Health Africa and served as a programme officer for three MNCH projects in Kajiado, Kitui and Kakamega counties of Kenya. He is currently finalizing his Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Population Health from Maseno University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Moi University, Kenya.