Ms. Faith Muigai
Faith Muigai’s professional background stems over 15 years in a variety of public and private healthcare settings. Her roles have included the provision of direct clinical care, clinical research, program development and executive management in leading health institutions (Johns Hopkins Hospital and University Specialty hospital, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical Systems and LifeBridge Health). Faith has designed and implemented local and regional healthcare projects, participated in local and national health collaboratives that positively impact healthcare services. Her most immediate experience as Director of Clinical Operations includes the strategic planning, architectural design, implementation and direct oversight of a scaling organization, Jacaranda Health, in East Africa. Through her leadership she has ensured accessible, affordable and skilled maternity healthcare to underserved women in Kenya. She Holds Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing from Curry College, Milton Massachusetts and a Master’s Degree in Nursing and Post Graduate Certificate in Health Administration from the Towson State University, Maryland USA.
Mr. Akhilesh Sharma
World Health Partners
Akhilesh is one of the founding managers of WHP India. Akhilesh brings over 15 years of rural health service delivery experience, with an expertise in program management. He began his career with Janani, a reputed Indian NGO based in Bihar as a field coordinator and was instrumental in expanding Janani’s social marketing and social franchising program in Bihar and Jharkhand. He later worked with the public sector on tuberculosis control. His core competency is in social marketing, social franchising, training, program management, family planning and reproductive health, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS. Prior to joining WHP, Akhilesh worked with the Saakar Foundation, a Patna-based NGO engaged in the fields of health and awareness. Akhilesh has a master’s degree in sociology. He is currently pursuing a PhD on unorganised labor from Patna University, Bihar, India
At present Akhilesh is based out of Kenya and looking after WHP expansion in East Africa