Mabel Wendo

Mabel Wendo

Regional Community Health Worker Specialist

Mabel works as the Regional Community Health Worker Specialist with the 1mCHW Campaign Team in Eastern and Southern Africa.  She is a Community Health and Development specialist and Educationist with experience in community program initiation dynamics, including community based health program actions for different models of partnerships in working with communities. She has experience in curriculum design and development for different settings-For health professionals’ education and training, Community Sensitization for Health and Development focusing on Reproductive health and child survival. She also has extensive experience in developing capacities of HIV and AIDS service implementers, including health care workers and community based workers through provision of training and mentorship. She has worked in participation and networking with a diverse range of stakeholders in several African Ministries of Health Care Systems at district, Provincial and National levels, and other partner agencies and organizations.

Mabel previously worked as Regional Technical Adviser for CHW Program at the Columbia Global Centers-Africa as part of team of health sector specialists and at that time provided comprehensive technical oversight to the Community Health Worker program activities in the Millennium Villages Projects. She was a trainer at the Kenya Medical Training College department of Nursing for sixteen years. Mabel is an approved teaching fellow on the Health Systems Strengthening Approach in HIV and AIDS Care and Management Degree program that is validated by the University of Manchester, UK.  Mabel was appointed chair of the examination board of the same program by the university as from 2010 up to 2014.

Mabel holds a Masters degree in Community Health and development from The Great Lakes University of Kisumu (GLUK). She also holds qualifications in Advance Nursing, from the University of Nairobi and a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery from Kenya Medical Training College Nairobi –Kenya.