Founders & Faculty

Professor Patrick Muia Ndavi

Professor Patrick Muia Ndavi

ACCAF COORDINATOR

Prof. Ndavi is an Associate Professor and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the University of Nairobi. His academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the University of Nairobi, Master of Science in Epidemiology from University of London, Certificate in...

Professor Jaldesa Guyo

Professor Jaldesa Guyo

CONSULTANT OB/GYN

Prof. Jaldesa is a practicing obstetrician/gynecologist and a senior lecturer at the University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences based at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi. He holds Master of Medicine in obstetrics and Gynaecology from University of Nairobi and Master of Science in reproductive health from the University of Edinburgh, UK....

Professor Christine Kigondu

Professor Christine Kigondu

PROFESSOR CLINICAL INDUSTRY

Professor Christine Sekadde-Kigondu is a full Professor at the Department of Human Pathology, Unit of Clinical Chemistry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, at The University of Nairobi. She is one of the founding members of ACCAF. She is an expert in research training in areas of bioethics, epidemiology and biostatics..

Dr. Randa Fakhreldin

Dr. Randa Fakhreldin

CONSULTANT OB/GYN

Dr. Randa Fakhreldin (Cairo, 1965) is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist consultant. Project Director for the NGOs coalition against FGM since 2009 and the Executive Director of the UNION AGAINST HARMFUL PRACICIES ON WOMAN AND CHILD since 2013. She is an expert in Human Rights (Women and Girls Rights) Promote a Social Norms Approach. By working....

Dr. Agnes K. Meroka

Dr. Agnes K. Meroka

ADVOCATE OF THE HIGH COURT

Dr. Agnes K. Meroka is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, School of Law. She is a board member at the Africa Co-ordinating Center for the Abandonment of FGM (ACCAF). Dr. Meroka holds a Ph.D in Law and an LL.M in International Development Law and Human Rights, both from the University of Warwick,..

Samuel Kimani

Samuel Kimani

SENIOR LECTURER

Samuel Kimani is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Nursing, University of Nairobi having ascended through the ranks. He has the expertise, leadership, motivation and competencies necessary to successfully carry out research activities that mitigate suffering of women and girls. He has a broad background in Nursing and contemporary issues affecting..

Professor Violet Nyambura Kimani

Professor Violet Nyambura Kimani

SOCIAL-SCIENCES SPECIALIST

A Social-Sciences Specialist in public Health and has worked with the University of Nairobi for forty two years. She is also a medical sociologist with thirty years teaching experience at the University of Nairobi, starting as an assistant lecturer in September 1975 and rising to the position of full professor. She has..

Professor Joseph Gatheru Karanja

Professor Joseph Gatheru Karanja

CONSULTANT OB/GYN

Professor Joseph Karanja graduated in medicine and surgery from the University of Nairobi in 1976 and did his obs/gyn residency at the same University and the Kenyatta National Hospital between 1978 and 1982. He started his academic career as a lecturer at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, University of Nairobi in...

Dr. Charles Owuor Olungah

Dr. Charles Owuor Olungah

MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGIST

A medical anthropologist with an interest in Reproductive Health. He is currently the Director of the Institute of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. His areas of research include Gender and Reproductive Health, Gender violence and Conflict Resolution, Development Anthropology..

Dr Tammary Chepkoech Esho

Dr Tammary Chepkoech Esho

CLINICAL SEXOLOGIST

Dr. Esho is a clinical sexologist and family therapist, with a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (2012). She is also a Lecturer in Community and Public Health at the Technical University of Kenya in Nairobi. She lectures on a broad range of topics in community and public heath...