Dr. Faith Yego

Dr. Faith Yego is a specialist in health policy and systems management with experience in research, training, and capacity building to strengthen and build resilient global health systems. I have a special interest in multidisciplinary and innovative evidence-based approaches to improving health outcomes.

Her academic qualifications comprise a PhD in Gender and Health (Australia); MSc in International Health (USA) and a BSc in Biology (USA).

She has worked in the academic field for over ten years as the Head of Department, lecturer, supervisor, mentor, and researcher in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Nutrition at Moi University School of Public Health in Kenya. Faith is also currently Co-Chair for the Public Health and Primary Care working group at the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH).

She has also undertaken and published research in areas of maternal and child health, innovative technologies to improve health outcomes, economic evaluation, health systems research, disaster preparedness, food security and climate change. Faith is currently involved in a study being funded by HORN on the impact of Covid-19 on dietary diversity in informal settlements in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya.