Impact Research & Development Organization

Project Coordinators

Rodgers Kongina
GF - Pokot
MSc Public Health, MSc Health Economics and Policy
Rodgers is a public health expert, experienced in infectious diseases, Research (Clinical and observational studies), Cost effectiveness analysis, budgeting, modelling, proposal writing, monitoring evaluation, Adolescents care and HIV Programming having worked for different organizations both locally and internationally. He joined IRDO in Oct 2019 as the Program Coordinator for Global Fund–HIV project. Currently pursuing PhD in Health Economics, holds a Master’s in Public health from JKUAT Kenya, MSc Health Economics & policy UoN, BA Sociology and Economics (Moi University) Certification in research and consultancy (Makerere University), Clinical medicine and surgery, Certified Project planning and management consultant, Trainer and has attended and taught numerous trainings across the region. Technically supported the National VMMC Program on reviewing their training tools on Participant workbook for Early Infant Male Circumcision Training in Kenya, Training guide and skills station; Kenya Early Infant Male Circumcision Trainers handbook, technical consultant on cost effectiveness analysis and modelling
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Ray Osike
GF - Malaria
Project Management and M&E
Ray is a result-driven professional with aspiring progressive career with over 8 years of experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He is well vast in malaria, HIV and TB programming. He is currently overseeing GF-Malaria project (implemented in Siaya, Vihiga, Isiolo, Samburu, West Pokot and Marsabit counties) as Project Coordinator. Prior to this role, he has worked as Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer, Project Accountant and M & E Officer at YOFAK, SAWAYUME Kenya and KINDA respectively. Ray holds BSc. in Agribusiness Management & Certificate in Counselling from Egerton University. He also holds certificates in Project Management and Monitoring & Evaluation from Careerpoint Solutions. He also holds professional training in Home & Community Based Care, First Aid, Peer Education & Life Skills, Community Health Strategy, Knowledge Management and Policy Advocacy
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Mercy Tsimbiko
BSc. Biochemistry
Miss Tsimbiko is a health project management professional with strong passion for community health. She is a certified M&E practitioner (certification by Kenya Institute of Management, 2016) and is currently pursuing her Masters’ degree in Community Health and Development.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry (BSc. Biochemistry) from Kenyatta University (2010). Miss Tsimbiko has seven years’ experience working at both national and grassroots levels to ensure the success of Kenya’s Community Health Strategy. She is currently serving as the Project Coordinator in the Global Fund Tuberculosis Project covering Busia, Migori, Siaya and Turkana Counties. She brings to the organization her expertise in project planning and management, community mobilization, capacity building and data management.
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Daniel Nandwa
Registered Clinical Officer
Daniel Nandwa Omondi is the Project Coordinator, GF-HIV Key Populations interventions in IRDO. He is a registered Clinical Officer with 13 years of experience in HIV, TB, Key Populations and Youth Friendly clinical management. Daniel joined IRDO on 2nd February 2018 as the GF-HIV Site Coordinator for Key populations in Kisii, Nyamira, Homa bay and Migori Counties. He, currently oversees implementation of GF-HIV Key Populations interventions in Kisii, Nyamira and Vihiga Counties and PrEP implementation under Jilinde project in Kisii County. Before Joining IRDO, Daniel worked with AMPATH USAID as the Busia Clinic in-charge and APHIA-PLUS as Likuyani Sub-county HIV Lead Mentor.
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Millicent Omoya
Dip. in Community Development
Millicent Omoya is the Project Coordinator for GF AYP program in Kisii. She joined IRDO in 2004 as a Research Assistant under TASCO study and has worked in several research studies; ORAL SELF TEST STUDY 1, JIPIME, WASICHANA WETU and later JIKINGE study as a Team Lead. Millicent Omoya holds a Diploma in Community Development from Kenya Institute of Social Work And Community Development- and a certificate in voluntary counselling and testing from LVCT. She also has a certificate from KYEP. Currently pursuing a BA in Psychology. Before joining IRDO, she had worked as a Field Assistant at SAPTA- Nairobi and as a HTS counsellor in Nyarami VCT-Migori. She has also worked as a volunteer social worker under LEA TOTO community program in Nairobi
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