Who We Are
E&K Health Consulting is an international health consulting firm and a leading advisor in the global healthcare industry. From our headquarters in Nairobi - Kenya, we provide thought leadership, strategic advisory services and management support to our clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in Africa and beyond. We are driven by our mission to generate value for our clients and positive social impact through each of our client engagements.
In all our client engagements, we provide:
- Strategic recommendations powered by evidence-based analysis
- Results-oriented and impact-driven project management.
- Access to best expertise and state-of-the art solutions through our global network.
- Strategies to guarantee sustainable competitive advantage
We aspire to be the most trusted advisor in the healthcare industry and to be agents of positive change in global health
What We Offer
E&K Consulting’s portfolio of service offerings is defined by E&K’s mission and have led to significant improvements in our clients’ competitive positions and their work’s social impact.
E&K Consulting is a trusted advisor to a growing portfolio of clients in the healthcare industry in Africa and beyond. Our success in advisory service delivery is driven by our values and passion for evidence-based decision making. We leverage our global expertise and local experience in working closely with our clients to generate the best solutions. We have developed rigorous analytical and problem solving expertise with which we turn data into actionable insights that power our recommendations to our clients.
With a focus on innovation and impact, E&K Consulting works with its clients to develop novel solutions to address contemporary health needs. Our innovation portfolio is broad, ranging from the development of new vaccine technologies such as systems vaccinology in a global pharmaceutical company to the development and support of technology organizations in Africa. In this regard, E&K Consulting serves as a catalyst of innovation in research with a particular focus on increasing Africa’s competitiveness.
Research and Policy
We offer strategic recommendations powered by evidence-based analysis …Read more
E&K Consulting Firm is a trusted advisor in the healthcare industry. We have advised on healthcare transactions worth over US$ 20 Billion; developed strategies for healthcare businesses worth over US$100 Million; and advised several healthcare programs in Africa and EuropeRead more
Our focus on technology guarantees our clients’ access to the best expertise and state-of-the art solutions....Read more
We provide customised financial design and strategies coupled with innovation and research to guarantee our clients sustainable competitive advantage …Read more
The E&K team is comprised of professionals who hold academic distinctions from leading universities. We have demonstrated professional pedigree by our work in top-tier global corporations and continue to leverage our global expertise and local experience in Africa to develop the best solutions in each of our client engagements. We are client-centric and have our clients’ best interests are at the heart of our advisory work
Emmy Chirchir, M.A, PhDCo-founder & Head of Research and Strategy
Dr. Emmy Chirchir is a co-founder and the research and strategy lead at E&K Health Consulting. She is interested in research, policy formulation, implementation and practice across various topics such as technology and health. She brings in a wealth of experience from her various work with international organisations such as the Africa Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), World Bank Group, World Wide Web Foundation, UNECA, AU, UNCCD, KPMG, Givewatts and Deutsche Welle. Emmy has a PhD in Political Science from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Germany and a Masters (M.A.) from the Deutsche Welle Akademie/ University of Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany.
Dr. Josea Rono, B.Pharm., LMIH Ph.DCo-founder & Managing Partner
Dr. Rono is an entrepreneur and a recognized thought leader in healthcare business, health financing, global health & international development. He has advised on healthcare transactions (mergers and acquisitions) worth over US$ 20 Billion, developed strategies for healthcare businesses worth over US$100 Million and advised several healthcare programs in Africa & Europe.
Dr. Rono earned his Ph.D. from Karolinska Institute in Sweden and his Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Nairobi where he was a Scholar of the Year. He is an alumnus of the Leadership & Management in Health Program of the University of Washington, USA. Dr. Rono holds an Adjunct Faculty Position at Strathmore Business School and is a fellow of the Swedish Institute Management Program (SIMP).
John Ojal BSc., MSc., DLSHTM., Ph.D. (c)Senior Associate
John Ojal work is focused on providing end-to-end solutions in data management; analytics; statistical modeling; financial modeling; mathematical modeling in the fields of demography and epidemiology.
Mr. Ojal is a Wellcome Trust PhD Fellowship Award recipient; an established statistician both by academic training and practice. Mr. Ojal holds a Master Degree in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in the UK and is currently on a PhD program in Mathematical Modeling at the same institution. Mr. Ojal also holds professional certificates in: Advanced Model Fitting (LSHTM); Human Participant Projections for Research Teams (U.S National Institutes of Health (NIH)); and Epidemiological Data Analysis (Prince of Songkla University, Thailand).
Dr. Gikandi Mungai, M.D., MScAssociate
Dr. Gikandi is a Swedish Institute Scholarship Award winner. He is a medical doctor and a global health specialist with a wealth of experience in: maternal and newborn health; public health; clinical practice; healthcare management and research. He has advised the Ministry of Health at National and County Government levels in Kenya in the implementation of several health programs. At the National Government level, he has served as a key liaison person between the Ministry of Health and several implementing partner organizations that are implementing community programs and promoting access to health such as Centre for Health Solutions (running a national HIV management program) and National AIDS & STI Control Program (NASCOP). At the County Government level, Dr. Gikandi managed the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Free Maternity Project by a sub-county hospital as a step towards Universal Health Coverage.
Sylvia MaogaBusiness Analyst
Sylvia Moaga is business analysts at E&K consulting Firm. Her work entails providing qualitative, quantitative and financial analysis by implementing advanced strategies in gathering, reviewing and analysing data requirements to generate project insights from evidence-based analysis. She also re-convenes and reviews findings to investigate potential solutions using mathematical and financial models and as a result, develops knowledge publications on behalf of E&K Consulting Firm.
Her previous experience includes working in the finance and insurance sectors at Britam and Pan Africa Life insurance.
She graduated from the University of Nairobi with a Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science
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E&K Consulting Firm’s Partner Receives Prestigious MBS Award from The President of Kenya for leadership role in innovation, tech and entrepreneurship
Dr. Emmy Chirchir – a founding Partner at E&K Consulting Firm was awarded the prestigious Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (MBS) from the President of Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru...