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George Kimathi is the director of the Amref Institute of Capacity Development. He provides overall leadership to Amref’s human resources for health agenda. In this role, he oversees diverse health education and training programs spanning 20+ countries in Africa and is the convener of Amref’s human resources for health think tank. He leads diverse capacity building partnerships with WHO, Africa CDC, USAID, JICA, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and various private sector players, among others. Furthermore, he sits on the WHO Human Resources for Health Leadership Hub of the Global Health Workforce Alliance.
George has a PhD in epidemiology and public health. He has undertaken in-depth training in core primary health care methodologies with particular interest in contextualized innovations for delivering universal health coverage in sub-Saharan Africa. He is also an alumnus of the Centre for Corporate Governance.