Dr. Kibachio Mwangi is the head of the Division of Non Communicable diseases in the Ministry of Health in Kenya and is responsible for public health policy on NCDs and their determinants. He is a medical doctor with vast public health expertise. He has specialty in NCD epidemiology, programming and policy issues in resource limited settings and is part of the WHO global coordination mechanism expert Working Group 3.1 working on the inclusion of NCDs into other public health programs.
Dr. Kibachio was awarded by the UN Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases (UNIATF) in recognition for outstanding contribution towards the NCD related Sustainable Development Goals at the Third High-level Meeting on NCDs at the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2018.
Dr. Kibachio is the Co-Chair of the KenyanLancetNon Communicable Diseases and Injuries commission that is part of the global Lancet commission on reframing NCDIs for the poorest billion. He is the convener of the Inter-sectoral coordinating committee for NCDs and is a public health governance and mentorship trainer.
Dr. Kibachio has vast global health experience and has represented Kenya at the United Nation General Assembly, Conference of parties (COP) to the WHO framework convention on tobacco control FCTC and in several World Health Assemblies
He is an adjuvant lecturer of public health at Kenyatta and Moi Universities schools of public health and is a PhD scholar in Global Health at the University of Geneva. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health.