Leochrist Shali Mwanyumba
Ms. Shali Mwanyumbahas demonstrated great leadership and drive to improve the health of Kenya's remote populations. During her experience at the Taveta District Hospital, she was able to scale up natal care, family planning and immunization. She liaised with donors to distribute treated mosquito nets to pregnant women and children under five years of age, worked closely with community midwives to improve deliveries and regularly organizes support groups for HIV-positive mothers.
Thanks to Ms. Mwanyumba's activities, community health in Taveta district has greatly improved in an effort to attain the Millennium Development Goals.