Dr. Joy Mugambi

Hon. Secretary General, World Organization of Family Doctors - Africa Region (WONCA Africa); Vice President, East/Central/South Africa, Commonwealth Medical Association; Family Physician

Dr. Mugambi Joy is the Secretary General World Organization for Family Physicians (WONCA) Africa Region. She is the Vice President Commonwealth Medical Association East/Central/South Africa Region. Dr. Mugambi is a part-time lecturer at the Department of Family Medicine Kabarak University, Nakuru, Kenya. She is the Immediate Past Assistant Secretary General Kenya Medical Association. She has served as a medical superintendent at Eldama Ravine.  Dr. Mugambi serves in various government and non-state boards, has been the Patron Medical Students Association Kenya (MSAKE) she is the Director Comprehensive Advanced Life Support for Rural an organization that aims at training health workers working on emergency response in rural areas. In response to the Covid19 pandemic she served as Vice Chair of the Kenya Medical Association Covid19 Response Advisory Committee (CRAC), she is serving as a Member of the National Response Covid19 Mental Health Sub-committee and was part of the team that implemented a National health workers mental health program. Dr. Mugambi is also trained and certified on vaccinology by East Africa Center for Vaccine and Immunization (ECAVI). Dr. Mugambi is one of the first Kenyan trained female Family Physicians from Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya. She is passionate about Quality Primary HealthCare, Community engagement, Health Equity and Planetary health. On her free time she loves hiking, bird watching and farming.