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Ms. Ester Mukoa Wabuge


PERSONAL PROFILE

ESTHER MUKOA WABUGE Esther is a Public Health Educator who works with the government, donors, community and other stakeholders through education, research, advocacy   and    dissemination   of information   to empower, motivate and   develop   skills, strengthening and informing the policy development to improve   the   quality   of   life and provide evidence based sustainable options.

She has vast experience in curriculum development, teaching, facilitation capacity building, policy development, research, management of health program, project management, and water and sanitation programs. She has experience working with various partners from the Public and Private Sector and donors including the Ministry of Health (Kenya), Ministry of Education, Egerton University, National Health Insurance Fund (Kenya), National AIDS Control Council (Kenya), USAID, GIZ, World Bank, ILO, FAO and Global Fund among others. Esther is a hardworking, self-driven, versatile and reliable person. She is a Commonwealth Scholar. 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Corporate governance
  • Management of pension scheme – Trustee 
  • Project management
  • Proposal development
  • Research -qualitative and quantitative
  • Teaching and training
  • Curriculum development
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Workplace place wellness program implementation
  • Report writing
  • Workshop organization facilitation and rapporteuring,
  • Stakeholder management and networking
  • Conference planning and coordination

TRAINER 

  • Curriculum development 
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
  • Project management
  • Research methods
  • HIV and AIDS epidemiology, policy and legal issues
  • Institutionalizing of workplace wellness programs
  • Health promotion 
  • Behaviour change communication
  • Peer Education
  • Drug and substance abuse (DSA)

WORK EXPERIENCE

December 2015 – Present: World Bank Group: Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage

  • Position: Coordinator, Kenya Country Core Group

March 2017 – Present: Egerton University

  • Position: Council Member

November 2013 –June 2015: Management Sciences for Health (MSH) – Leadership, Management & Sustainability (LMS) Project.

  • Position: Project Officer, Training

October 2012 – November 2013:

  • Consultant - Proposal development, Research, Rapporteur, Training and Workshop Facilitation

July 2011 –October 2012: Kenya HIV/AIDS Private Sector Business Council (KHBC)

  • Position - Head of Programme and Stakeholder Management

August 2009 –June 2011: Kenya HIV/AIDS Private Sector Business Council (KHBC)

  • Position: Head of Training and Business Development

January 2005- April 2006: - Namawanga Girls’ High School

  • Position: Biology and Homescience Teacher 

August 2000 - August 2003: Community Management & Training Services (CMTS. EA)

  • Position: Research Officer

September 1999 - April 2000: Kisumu Polytechnic

  • Position: Part-time Lecturer- Institutional Management Department

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2015–2017: Institute University College London (UCL) - Institute of Education (IOE), Masters of Arts in Education Health Promotion & International Development. Thesis -The Prioritization of Health Promotion in Training of Health Workers in Kenya:  A Case Study of the Kenya Medical Training College

2011- 2012:  Kenya Institute of Management, Diploma in Business Management - Project Management

2006 –2010: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT), Masters of Science in Public Health. Thesis:   Obstetric   Care in Home Delivery among women in Lugari District, Western Province, Kenya http://ir.jkuat.ac.ke/handle/123456789/1346

2002: Dima College, SPSS (Statistical  Package for Social Sciences) Use of the software for data storage, analysis and reporting

1995 – 1999: Moi University, Bachelors of Education in Homescience & Technology

1990 – 1993: St. Brigid’s Girls’ High School, Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

1982- 1989: Kitale Academy, Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE)

AWARDS

Commonwealth Scholarship for Master’s degree at University College London (UCL)- Institute of Education (IOE) in 2015


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