Our Staff

Head of Program

The Head of Program (HoP) is responsible for end-to-end management and execution of key strategies on lung health and leprosy in the country. In close collaboration with the leadership team and key stakeholders, the HoP is responsible for designing and leading programs grounded in deep analytics and proven strategies. The office entails strong relationship management with a diverse set of partners including county governments, donors, implementing institutions and the private sector.

Dr. Jacqueline Kisia

Acting Head of Program

Admin and Finance

The Administration, Human Resource and Finance section provides support to the technical sections of the National TB, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD-P) and is composed of administration, human resource, accounts, and transport subsections. The section coordinates HR and administration activities specifically in customer relations and staffing functions such as appointments, orientation and performance appraisals. The NTLD-Program has various sources of funding to support TB control activities including funding from the Government of Kenya, Global Fund, WHO, USAID, CHAI and CDC.

Brian Balliat – CPA(K)


Charles Nyanchoka


Janet Mbetera

Administrative Secretary

Peter Kimani


Priscillah Laibon


Salome Nzioka

Finance Officer

Silas Kamuren

Head, Finance and Administration

Stephen Kinyati

Finance Officer

Policy and Planning

The policy and planning section of NTLD-P is tasked with the role of developing a TB integrated curriculum, sustainability framework of development and a joint work plan of monitoring and evaluation. It also oversees the overall coordination of the work from the Global Fund.

Aiban Ronoh

Section Head, Monitoring, Evaluation & Research, Ag Head, Policy and Planning

Jacqueline Limo

Joyce Kiarie

Care and Treatment

The Care section of DNTLD- P is tasked with surveillance of new TB patients in the country, tracking their numbers and keeping a tab on their condition.

Mary Nyaga

Nutrition Officer

Nkirote Mwirigi

Public Private Mix, Human Rights and Gender Coordinator

Lilian Kerubo

ACF focal Person

Wesley Tomno

Coordinator, TA and IPC

Mercy Nyangaresi


Joshua Ojowi

Support, IPC

Rhoda Pola

LTBI Coordinator

Lydia Kamau

DS TB Coordinator

Supply Chain Management and Pharmacovigilance

The Commodity and Logistics Section is responsible for coordinating supply chain management of the DNTLD-Program’s commodities to provide uninterrupted supply of medicines as well as laboratory commodities and other commodities to all treatment health facilities in the country.

Dr. Abdullahi Omar

Section Head, Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Dr. Evans Kituzi

John Mutisya

Moses Kigen

Monitoring Evaluation and Research

Monitoring Evaluation and Research (MER) is mandated to provide a robust and responsive M&E system that promotes evidence-based decision making for quality TB, Leprosy and Lung disease programming. The section also coordinates impact assessments giving priority to research.

Aiban Ronoh

Section Head, Monitoring, Evaluation & Research, Ag Head, Policy and Planning

Timothy Kandie


Nduta Waweru

Support-Monitoring and Evaluation

Elvis Muriithi

Monitoring and Evaluation - TB Reach

Martin Githiomi

ICT Specialist

Drusilla Nyaboke


The Prevention, Health Promotion and Community Engagement Section oversees advocacy, communication and social mobilization (ACSM), Community Engagement and TB Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) activities and TB in congregate settings which include the informal settlements, schools, prisons among others.

Josphat Mutua

Public Health Officer- Community Engagement

Simion Ndemo

Public Health Officer


The communication section is responsible for the planning, execution and management of NTLD-Program communication strategies with a specific focus on creating increased awareness of TB, Leprosy and other lung disease and the work of the NTLD-Program and its partners. Key areas in communication include:

The section focuses on encompassing the Programs’ and all stakeholders’ outlook in TB management in moulding factors like satisfaction in services delivery among our clients. It is tasked with developing resonance between target communities and the National TB Program (NTP), and planning and sustaining the efforts to keep this resonance. It also supplies development and maintenance of relations based on benefit and mutual communication between NTP and target communities which play a critical role in the success of the Program.

The section also integrates the profitability of new and continuing relations between the NTP and all stakeholders as well as the management of all the communication activities based on developing and sustaining the Programs’ brand and reputation. It further develops the connection between the stakeholders and the NTP staff by bringing their expectations and the aims of NTP into consonance and developing positive relations.

Felix Mbetera

Communication Officer