David Makumi : Chairman
David is an award winning cancer control advocate with over 10 years’ experience in cancer control at clinical, advocacy and policy level. David was until recently the East African Regional Manager of the cancer program at the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi. He was the recipient of the 2011 International Award for Contribution to Cancer care from the Oncology Nursing Society (USA). He has presented papers in numerous local and international conferences and meetings on various aspects of cancer control. David represents the cancer civil society at the board of trustees of the National Cancer Institute- Kenya and is the patron of the Oncology Nurses Chapter. He is currently involved with start-up rural cancer community based organizations and has professional interests in designing low cost models for cancer control.
Catherine Wachira: Vice Chair
Catherine sits on the Board and is a founding member of Women for cancer Early detection and treatment. She is an advocate for early screening, detection and treatment of cancer as a way of catching any cancer symptoms early to improve the treatment outcomes. Catherine is a career lawyer and believes one can use any platform to spread the message of hope in the fight against cancer.
Shaira Adamali: Treasurer
Shaira is a trustee at the Faraja Cancer Support Centre and is the treasurer of our Board. Shaira is a finance professional having worked with Price Water House Coopers for 31years in different capacities.
Boniface Mbuki: Board Member
Boniface is the founder of Cancer Awareness Centre of Kenya and is a member of the board. He is ardent and committed to the early detection of cancer as he believes it is one of the ways to ensure that treatment is accessed early as an intervention to fight the disease.
Gabriel Muthwale: Board Member
Prostate Cancer Support Association. Mr Muthwale is a strong advocate for the education and early testing of prostate cancer and is involved in the support survivors. He works to speak about early testing and detection and support groups for men to battle this disease.
Dorothy Nyong’o: Board Member
Dorothy is a director of Africa Cancer Foundation. As seasoned communicator and a Public Relations consultant. Dorothy is also the First Lady of Kisumu County.
Ninda Kangethe: National Coordinator
Ninda’s experience in developing institutional capacity for non-governmental organizations spans 15 years. She has expertise establishing networks and partnerships with government, donors and private sector and has provided strategic leadership in programme implementation. She holds a B.A in Political Science and an M.B.A in Management.