Dr. Jacqueline Wanjiku Kagima


Dr Jacqueline Wanjiku Kagima works at the Kenyatta National Hospital in the respiratory and the medical critical care unit. She recently completed and graduated with a PhD in Clinical Sciences, at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) in the United Kingdom (UK); her PhD work used mixed methods to evaluate ultrasound diagnostics in acute lung diseases and also assessed the facilitators and barriers to point of care ultrasound (PoCUS) utility within low and middle income settings (LMICs). She is a master trainer in PoCUS, accredited by the Canadian Point of care Ultrasound Society (CPoCUS), she has trained over 70 clinicians in point of care ultrasound in local and regional forums. She was the 2022 recipient of the Job Bwayo Award for Science in Lung Health, an award given to a person who contributed immensely to the advance of scientific knowledge in lung health in Kenya at the Kenya International Lung Health Conference (KILHC).