Global Missions Health Conference Africa
|Starting on :||10:00 AM 10 September, 2015
||Venue:||All Saints Cathedral
|Ending on :||08:00 PM 12 September, 2015
|Moderator:||No Activity Moderator
1. Mr. Muriithi Wanjau
Founder Member & Senior Pastor of Mavuno Church Nairobi Kenya.
Graduate of Fuller Theological seminary M.Div and University of Nairobi B.Sc. authored several books including Mizizi Ndoa,a marriage preparation and enrichment course among others
2. Mr. Jason Eperson
Has worked in various ministries including international missions and youth conferences,Youth Pastor & Director of Teaching and Ministries at First Christian Churches , Calvary Christian Church.
Director of Next Gen Department and Lead Team Pastor over campuses
South East Christian Church LouisevilleKentucky
3. Dr. Robbert Saddler
4. Dr. Robert Rakiro
Physician, Public Health/Health Systems Specialist.
M & E Consultant.
Completed Haggai Institute of International Leadership Training
PWC on Global Fund Portfolios for Kenya, Somalia,Eritrea and Zambia and GAVI in Kenya
5. Dr. Emily Obwaka
Public Health Specialist & Ordained Ministerwith CITAM.
Program Director for Teen ChallengeWomen Centrein Kenya working with women in addiction to alcoholand other controlling issues. Chaplain at the Nairobi Hospital.
Serves on the board of LIA among others
Teen Challenge Women Centre, CITAM
6. Dr. Daniel Ojuka Kinyuru
Consultant General Surgeon
Lecturer Department of Surgery University of Nairobi
Chairman Christian Medical & dental Association, Kenya
Secretary Surgical Society of Kenya among others
University fo Nairobi, CMDA Kenya, SSK,GMHC Execeutive, PRIME
7. Dr. Geoffrey Wechuli
Consultant Family Physician Kapsabet County Referral Hospital
Kapsabet Transitioning to Kabarak University
8. Dr. Howard Borkett Jones
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Director of Medical Education
Foundation Training Programme
Watford Hospital London UK
Watford Hospital London UK
9. Dr. Peter Okaalet
Physician degree in Medicine from Makerere University, with Masters Degrees in Divinity & Theology
PreviouslySenior Director for Health, HIV/AIDS policy at MAP International.
In 2005 He was invited by US senate Foreign relations Committtee to testufy before it on the Role of Faith Based Organisations in the Fight bagainst HIV & AIDS
GMHC, Okaalet Associates
10. Miss Deborah Dortzbach
Social Director of Health and Social Development at World Relief Baltimore.
Adjunct Professor Department of Community Development Covenant College Lookout Mountain Georgia
Nurse Specialist in International Health, Child Health.More than 20 years experience in HIV/AIDS program development and leadershipmin Africa, Asia and Carribean.
An annual International Conference modelled after the Global Missions Health Conference in Louiseville Kentucky bringing together various health care workers to share experiences from a health missions perspective and to exchange information current trends in various fields to enable effectiveness in service.
To equip for service
To encourage, challenge and inspire
To educate and build capacity
To bring out areas requiring urgent health interventions
To help participants appreciate the different dynamics in the mission field, the limited resource settings, the adjustments required by individuals and teams .
To develop copying mecahnisms to manage and withstand the burn out and stress associated with the transitions.
To mobilise healthcare workers to heed to the demand for their service in low resource and difficult environments