Social determinants of health

Charity Ngilu


Charity Ngilu

Mrs Charity Kaluki Ngilu is the Minister of Health of Kenya. Before taking office, she was a member of the National Assembly of Kenya representing the Democratic Party.

Mrs Ngilu was the Social Democratic candidate for the Presidency of Kenya in the 1997 elections. Since 1989, she has been the leader of the Maenbeleo ya Wanawake organization, the national women’s movement.

Before entering politics, Mrs Ngilu was Managing-Director of a food-manufacturing company in Nairobi.