Public Health Promotion

IPHDC recognizes the importance of systematic promotion of health especially among vulnerable populations. Our program management services

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Program Management

IPHDC provides a number of services aimed at promoting program quality improvement both at individual/personnel level and institutional level.

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Cross-cutting Issues

IPHDC takes cognizance of the critical role that cross-cutting issues play in determining the success or failure of development and humanitarian interventions.

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Dickson Omosa Kirotwa, MPH

Managing Director, MPH (Epidemiology and Disease Control)

A dedicated public health specialist, with over eighteen years hands-on professional program management and research experience in development, emergency and post-emergency contexts. He has a track record of successful project management, qualitative and quantitative research, resource mobilization and capacity building using participatory approaches. He has actively participated in identification, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of several WASH and health-oriented projects in Kenya, Somalia/Somaliland, Ethiopia, Tanzania and South Sudan. Email:

Dr. Sospeter Gatobu, PhD

Senior Associate, BEd, MA (Communication), Ph.D. (Public Health)

Dr. Sospeter Gatobu, has over 15+ years of local and international experience in project and programme management, research, evaluation, communication (including stakeholder management), and capacity building (including facilitating teaching and training) and strategic planning and execution. He is currently leading the Pan African Utilization of Lay Assessment Systems (PAULAS) research project of the University of Waterloo, Canada/interRai, on aging and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Tanzania. Dr. Gatobu is also consulting with WHO AFRO to document the effectiveness and the sustainability of partnership component of the WHO AFRO Transformation Agenda. His other recent projects include conducting a scoping Review on Health Literacy in Teacher Training Curricular in Sub-Saharan Africa (for the Commonwealth of Learning); findings published in International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education (IJHSSE).; documented and used findings to develop training and teacher development modules on health literacy; the goal is to advocate for mainstreaming of health literacy in teacher education in Africa. He also developed a competency-based curriculum (CBC) for emergency response teams for the Africa Centres for Disease Control (ACDC-AVoHCs) this involved analyzing policies on emergency response; conducting literature reviews and developing the curriculum and the training modules. He has also managed large projects and programmes in education, communication, development and health, in Canada and in Africa, with commendable results. For example, he effectively managed a multi-country (Australia, Finland and Canada) research and knowledge management project on bone health and older adults at the University of Waterloo, Canada which entailed analyzing policy on bone health, designing and implementing strategy to synthesis, store, retrieve and disseminate guidelines for prevention of falls and fractures among older adults. He is proficient in data processing programmes such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, NVivo and Observation Oriented Modeling, and in MS Office; he is also proficient (professional level) in English and Kiswahili. Email:

Dr. Mosinya Nyaberi Jackline, PhD

Senior Advisor, PhD, MPH (Management of Health Systems)

Dr. Mosinya Nyaberi is a Public Health & Health Systems senior advisor,consultant, researcher and  technical expert for Public Health and Health Systems Programming. She has acumen experience in  project management and implementation with large teams. She provides advisory in data science and management for decision making. With her exceptional experience in Health Systems Strengthening, she has contributed in health policies formulation and implementation in Health agencies in Africa. She is an author of "101 Authentic Leadership Lessons: Impacting Africa Leaders" Mosinya is a mentor and passionately ignites one to think differently to be authentic at personal and professional level. She is an experienced corporate trainer, facilitator and has participated immensely in capacity building of health workforce in Africa. Mosinya  champions and supports  community work for girls, adolescents and women 's health in Africa . She is an ambassador of Maternal, neonatal and child health. Mosinya holds a PhD in Public Health (Health Services Management); a Master in Public Health (Health Systems Management); and a Master of Science in Global Bioethics. She is a Fellow of the inaugural Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme, Africa CDC. Mosinya is a passionate networker and a servanthood leader. Email:


“I have gained a lot of skills on Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) data collection and analysis, planning of human resources for M&E and the types of M&E. My newly acquired knowledge and skills will help me design appropriate M&E systems for the ongoing and future projects that I will be overseeing.”

Pierangela Cantini, Institute for International Cooperation and Development (IICD), Italy

“The facilitation was great. The time allocated for the training was enough. The facilitator was quite interesting, involving, knowledgeable and able to respond to all our questions”.

“I would highly recommend anyone in the development and humanitarian fields to attend this training”.

Judy Were (WASH Engineer) – Goal Ireland, Kenya

“My expectations from the training have been surpassed. I have acquired practical and relevant skills on GIS for Project Planning and Management. These skills will help me improve on the quality of my work in Istanbul.”

Nicolas Parent, Turkey

“Through this training I have acquired knowledge of concepts and practical facilitation skills of PHAST, CLTS and CHAST approaches. I will implement these newly acquired skills in our ongoing and future program activities. All my expectations have been met.”

Nasra Mohamed ~(WASH Officer) Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Somalia Program