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Tom Oluoch is a health systems expert with a special interest in the strategic planning, design, implementation and evaluation of health information systems (HIS) in resource-limited settings. He has led large digital health projects in Kenya and provided technical assistance and consultancy services to over 10 countries in Africa. His health informatics work supports clinical care, program monitoring, disease surveillance and epidemiologic studies. He holds a PhD in medical informatics and has published several informatics and epidemiology papers in peer-reviewed journals.


Steven Wanyee, Community Representative


Steven Wanyee Macharia, is a digital health specialist with over 20 years years experience designing, developing, implementing, supporting, maintaining and using digital health interventions in research for health (RCTs mainly) and health service delivery in low and medium income countries. Born in Kenya and currently working out of Nairobi, Steven's work in digital health has seen him support direct service delivery as well as top level planning, management, strategy and policy functions in the health sector. His work has seen him directly work in and support more than 10 countries across Africa. Globally, Steven works with organisations including WHO, USAID, CDC, World Bank, GIZ, DFiD, and others supporting countries and providing digital health leaderships. He is active and serves in local, regional and global informatics initiatives including; Founder Secretary General of the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA); Secretary of the Health Informatics in Africa (HELINA); Member of the Health Data Collaboratives' Digital Health and Interoperability Working Group; Serves on several Ministry of Health Working Groups across Africa. Steven is a holder of a double Masters degree in software engineering and health informatics. He is currently a PhD student in Information systems focusing on Biomedical and Health Informatics with specific interests to utilise implementation science in improving the effectiveness of digital health implementation.

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