Muthoni Kahuho is a Programme Officer at the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) Executive Office, with a passion for public policy, health security, and international development. With a diverse range of professional experiences, Muthoni brings a unique perspective and expertise to her role.
Prior to joining Africa CDC, Muthoni gained valuable experience working with renowned organizations such as the UNESCO Liaison Office to the African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Office of the Member of Parliament of Mathioya Constituency in Kenya. Her time at these institutions allowed her to actively contribute to policy development and implementation, gained insights into diplomatic processes and international relations, fostering collaboration and promoting sustainable development across the continent.
As a Chevening Scholar, Muthoni completed her Master’s degree in Conflict, Security, and Development at the University of Sussex. This prestigious scholarship provided her with a deep understanding of the intricate connections between conflict, security, and development, enabling her to effectively address public health challenges within complex environments.
Muthoni also holds a Master of Arts degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi, further enhancing her professional capabilities. This specialized degree equips her with the necessary skills to strategically plan, execute, and manage projects, ensuring the successful implementation of initiatives in the field of public health.
Muthoni’s commitment and dedication to improving health outcomes in Africa make her a valuable asset to the Africa CDC team. Her ability to navigate complex environments, combined with her passion for collaborative approaches, enables her to contribute effectively to Africa CDC’s mission of strengthening the continent’s capacity to detect, prevent, and respond to infectious diseases.