Our Staff

Mackuline Atieno

Executive Director

Mackuline previously worked with African Palliative Care Association  (APCA) as the Program Officer, Education, and Standards. She has exposure working with both governmental institutions and non-government organizations as well as managing projects at various levels, both national and regional. Mackuline has worked in health-related social research, related to HIV/AIDS and palliative care both in the field and institutional context. She has also been involved in teaching and health education, development of information, education, and communication materials, both as physical resources and for an e-learning system. Mackuline holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing, a diploma in Palliative Care, and is currently completing a Master’s in Medical Anthropology.

Miriam Igobwa

Finance/ Administrative Manager

Miriam holds the Finance/Admin docket, a position that is responsible for financial and grants management, human resources, and overall office management. She is an accountant with a background in Public Policy and Administration. Miriam has a solid experience in finance having worked in both Corporate and NGO set ups. With over 20 years of service, she brings along efficiency and value for money in resource management without losing a sense of responsibility to the community she serve.

David Kioko Musyoki

Director of Programs (KEHPCA)

David is serving as the Advocacy Officer in KEHPCA since October 2007.

He is an experienced health care professional with extensive experience in palliative care, program design and management; leadership and organizational sustainability. He has skills in basic financial management; HIV/AIDS care and treatment; curriculum development; training; health care professionals skills development and mentorship, design and implementation of community health programs; monitoring and evaluation; documentation and sharing of best practices; continuous quality

Dr. Esther Muinga

Coordinator for Pain Relief and Palliative Care

Dr. Muinga is a medical officer in the Ministry of Health (MOH) who serves as the full-time Coordinator for Pain Relief and Palliative Care; she is seconded by the MOH to KEHPCA. She is currently supporting the MOH and KEHPCA to integrate palliative care services in county hospitals in Kenya, working to improve the availability of essential pain medicines including oral morphine solution, scale-up clinical training, update policies, and integrate palliative care with technical support from the Treat the Pain team.

Josephine Muya

Administrative Assistant

Josephine’s experience is in Administration after obtaining her degree from Kenya Methodist University. She majored in Human Resource Management, but her focus is in Administration. Over the years she has worked as an administrative Assistant at Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association.
Josephine is passionate about her work which cuts across all departments within KEHPCA, providing logistical and administrative support within the organization.

Matthew Pius

Support Staff

Matthew joined KEHPCA in February 2020 to serve as the organization’s Support Staff. He oversees office housekeeping and is the organization’s driver. He drives staff to various parts of the country for work related activities, tasks that have proved him a go-getter. His other roles include filing, running errands and payment of bills.
Matthew holds a certificate in House Keeping from Mumbuni Technical Training Institute and a Certificate in Pastoral Studies from Around The Global Deliverance Ministries. He has a passion for children and the elderly. He plans to further his studies in Logistics and Fleet Management.