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Midwives Association of Kenya launched!

11th August 2016
Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary Dr. Cleopa Mailu officiated the launch of the Midwives Association of Kenya (MAK). The historic event marks the establishment of a midwifery-focused association that will champion the interests of midwives in Kenya and work in partnership with the Government and all stakeholders to achieve world class midwifery services in the country.

Read the keynote address by Kenya's Deputy President, His Excellency Hon. William Samoei Rutto (delivered by Health CS, Dr. C. Mailu)Remarks from ICM

H.E. Hon Jackson Mandago – Governor, Uasin Gishu County (front left) and Dr, Cleopa Mailu, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Health (front right), lead other distinguished guests, partners and officials in unveiling the Logo, Vision, Mission and Value Proposition for members of the new Midwives Association of Kenya (MAK). Officiating the launch is Madam Everlyne Rotich (far right).

The cake cutting ceremony was graced by distinguished guests and partners, namely (from left to right) Dr. Dan Okoro – UNFPA; Madam Louisa Muteti – Chairperson of Midwives Association of Kenya; Madam Merceline Keya – Johnson & Johnson; Dr. Cleopa Mailu – Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Health; Madam Rose Kuria – Director of Nursing Services, Kenya; Mr. Anthony Ng’ang’a – Commercial Director, Procter & Gamble; Dr. Wilson Aruasa – CEO Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya; Madam Margaret Njoroge – Treasurer of Midwives Association of Kenya and Madam Judy Keana – Hospitality Lead for the conference secretariat.

Distinguished guests, partners and officials of MAK at the launch (from left to right), Dr. Wilson Aruasa – CEO Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenya; H.E Hon Daniel Chemno – Deputy Governor, Uasin Gishu County; Mr. Amos Getanda – Secretary, Midwives Association of Kenya; Madam Rose Kuria – Director of Nursing Services, Kenya; Madam Louisa Muteti – Chairperson of Midwives Association of Kenya; H.E Jackson Mandago – Governor, Uasin Gishu County; Dr. Cleopa Mailu – Cabinet Secretary for Health, Kenya; Mr. Anthony Ng’ang’a – Commercial Director, Procter & Gamble; Madam Margaret Njoroge – Treasurer of Midwives Association of Kenya; Tecla Ngotie – Vice Secretary, Midwives Association of Kenya; and Madam Isabela Mbai – Dean, School of Nursing, Moi University.

2016 Conference

Held on 12th August 2016, the Inaugural Conference of Kenya’s newly launched Midwives Association (MAK), was a huge success. This was a highly scholarly Conference in which Oral Presentations, Research Papers were presented, Exhibitions and representatives present from by leading maternal and baby health care brands and organisations working in Kenya, including the United Nations Population Fund UNFPA KenyaProctor & Gamble (P&G)Bayer in East AfricaJohnson & Johnson’s Baby (J&J)‎Babylove Network (BLN) and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH), among others. The event covered important midwifery areas of interest; attracting key global, regional and local midwifery leaders and scholars.  
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Kenya Midwives Conference 2016 Sub-Themes

2016 Conference completed succesfully

KENYA MIDWIVES ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE has been completed. This will be an annual event of the Midwives Association of Kenya, which was also launched during the Conference. The Conference will be the most important and most prominent forum of midwives and maternal health stakeholders practising in Kenya.  
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