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Anne Beatrice Kihara​

Kihara is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Nairobi, where she has worked for the past 15 years.

She is currently the Division Chair of the UON- KNH Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Since 2021, Dr Kihara has been the President of the African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

She is also a past President of the Kenya Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society (2013 – 2017), providing assistanceon the Beyond Zero Campaign since 2013. Additionally, she was a member of the FIGO Pregnancy and Non-Communicable Diseases Committee 2017 – 2021.  

She is involved in Women's Health advocacy nationally, regionally and internationally.

She provides technical assistance in contributing to bills, policy, strategic direction and guidelines in sexual and reproductive health and rights.

She is passionately engaged in adolescent health and advocates for primary actors to use various ministry lines and community empowerment to meet their objectives.


Dr Kihara holds a Fellowship from the East Central Southern African College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2019) and a Masters in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the University of Nairobi (1999). 


Anne Beatrice Kihara​
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