Dr. Jacqueline Kitulu

President, Kenya Medical Association

Dr. Jacqueline Kitulu

President, Kenya Medical Association

Biography

Dr Jacqueline Kitulu (MB.Ch.B, MBA) is the President of the Kenya Medical Association. She is the first female to chair the 51year old association. She also chaired the Kenya Medical Women’s Association between 2008 and 2012. She has been a Family Physician for over 15 years running a private practice despite a very busy schedule.

Dr. Kitulu is the 2nd Deputy Governor of the Kenya Red Cross Society and sits on several other boards –National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), the Kenya Healthcare Federation the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, the Kenya Coordinating Mechanism for Global Funds, Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory Committee, Safaricom Health Advisory Board, TechCare For All Advisory Board and Curafa Advisory Board. She is also privileged to have served as a presidential appointee to the National Economic and Social Council–a high level advisory body to the Government of Kenya between 2008 and 2014. She is an MBA -Healthcare Management alumnus of Strathmore Business School and believes that this has gone a long way in bridging the communication gap between her health background and her current policy influencing position in a bid to transform the health sector in Kenya.

Dr Kitulu is the recipient of the following awards: Distinguished Service Award from the Kenya Medical Association 2019, Jacob’s Well Award for Women Living Deliberately 2017, Annual Best Communicators 2016, Africa Most Astounding Female Professional Award 2012 and OWIT (Organisation of Women in International Trade) Woman of the year 2010.