Noni joined the Programme in 2013 as Head of Community Engagement. She has over 10 years' experience in communication and community development, having worked with health NGOs such as PATH and PSI, across different parts of Kenya. She has expertise in developing communication strategies, social marketing, and managing community programs. Additionally, she contributed to the development of National Guidelines for the Basic Care Package (2010, NASCOP) and writing the HIV Testing and Counseling Report (2011, NASCOP). Over the years, she has gained skills for engaging different types of communities, from top government officials at Ministry of Health, funders and donors to the local residents. As Head of Community Engagement at KWTRP, Noni's role is important in ensuring that different types of communities are engaged appropriately and mutual understanding is enhanced across health research communities. Noni has a BSc in International Business Administration, and is currently completing her Masters in Communication.
Currently working on a pilot radio project, whose aim is to increase knowledge about health research among publics in Mtwapa, Kilifi and Malindi regions.