Dr Jacqueline Kitulu is the President of the Kenya Medical Association. KMA is the umbrella professional association for doctors in Kenya. She is the first female to chair the 51 year old association. She also chaired the Kenya Medical Women’s Association between 2008 and 2012. She is the 1st Deputy Governor of the Kenya Red Cross Society and sits on several other boards – National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), the Kenya Healthcare Federation (KHF) which is the Health sector board of the Kenya Private sector alliance, the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory Committee, Safaricom Health Advisory Board, TechCare For All Advisory Board and Curafa Advisory Board. She is privileged to have served as a presidential appointee to the National Economic and Social Council – a high level advisory body to the Government of Kenya between 2008 and 2014.
She is a Family Physician for the last more than 15 years running a private practice despite a very busy schedule.
She is an MBA -Healthcare Management alumnus of Strathmore Business School and believes that this has gone a long way in bridging the communication gap between her health background and her current policy influencing position in a bid to transform the Health sector in Kenya.
She is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the Kenya Medical Association 2019, Jacob’s Well Award for Women Living Deliberately 2017, Annual Best Communicators 2016, Africa Most Astounding Female Professional Award 2012 and OWIT (Organisation of Women in International Trade) Woman of the year 2010.
Aside from her busy career she spends quality time with her husband and two teenage sons.