Dr Angela Gichaga

Chief Executive Officer, Financing Alliance for Health
Angela Gichaga

Dr Angela Gichaga

Chief Executive Officer, Financing Alliance for Health

Biography

Angela Gichaga is a public and social sector enthusiast with experience working across civil service, consulting, and NGOs and academia

Angela completed her undergraduate degree in Medicine, Masters in Health Economics and Policy and Fellowship in Public Sector Management and has served as a frontline clinician, health administrator, policy maker, academic and consultant

Angela served the MOH Kenya as a District Medical Officer of Health (DMOH) and a hospital in charge (MEDSUP) in both Meru and Garbatulla, leading ~150 multi-disciplinary team members through coordinating strategic planning, resource mobilization, service delivery, recruitment, monitoring and capacity building.

She then joined the MOH HQ, where she supported health financing, co-developed national strategies and prepared reports on the country’s health achievements

Angela was humbled to receive the Australian Leadership Awards for Africa (2012) and the President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship (2014) in recognition of her exemplary leadership within the civil service and operational track record of excellence in achieving results. She was named one of Fortune’s Worlds Greatest Leaders in 2018

From civil service, she then joined McKinsey & Company’s Africa Delivery Hub (ADH) working on socio-economic and development issues in Africa

She now serves developing country Ministries of Health and Ministries of Finance globally, in building resilient and sustainably financed health systems as CEO of the Financing Alliance for Health

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