Dr. Githinji Gitahi

Group CEO, Amref Health Africa

Dr Githinji Gitahi joined Amref Health Africa in 2015. Prior to joining Amref, he was the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa with Smile Train International. Dr Gitahi is renown as a leader on the global and regional front with notable achievements - including co-chairing the global UHC2030 movement; serving on the Commission on Africa’s COVID-19 Response; serving as a member of the Governing Board of Africa CDC and was recently appointed to the Board of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). He also serves on the Board of The Standard Group in Kenya and the Board of Trustees of Safaricom Foundation. He is a vocal advocate for pro-poor Universal Health Coverage and leads the largest thought leadership convening on the African health agenda.