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Anne Ng'ang'a
Head of the National Cancer Control Program
Ministry of Health 
Kenya
Health policy 

Bio

Anne Ng'ang'a is a public health specialist working at the Ministry of Health in Kenya. She is the head of the National Cancer Control Program in Kenya. She oversees policy development and capacity building activities in cancer control and is also involved in stakeholder engagement. Prior to working at the National Cancer Control Program, she worked at the National AIDS Control Program in Kenya and was responsible for Sexual Prevention of HIV Infection. She received her bachelor's degree at the University of Nairobi  School of Medicine and later at the Kenya Methodist University for her public health master's degree. She is involved in non-communicable diseases control and is currently the coordinator of the NCD Intersectoral Coordinating Committe (ICC) in Kenya. The NCD ICC is a multi-sectoral team that brings together stakeholders working in control of NCDs to achieve the high-level commitments made by world leaders at the UN High Level Meeting on NCDS.  She has engaged in several research activities and was a co-investigator in the HIV assisted partner notification study that led to issuing of guidelines by World Health Organisation on partner testing. She is a member of the Kenya Medical Association and Public Health Society of Kenya. 

Education

● University of Nairobi, 1996 (Medical Degree)
● Kenya Methodist University, 2011 (Postgraduate)

Email

anniewambui@gmail.com

Publications

Predictors of cervical cancer screening among Kenyan women: results of a nested case control study in a nationally representative survey