Dr. Dickens Onyango
County Director of Health
Kisumu County, Kenya
Dr. Dickens Onyango is a medical doctor with 13 years of experience working in the public health sector in Kenya. He has served in clinical positions engaged in direct patient care and as a senior epidemiologist. He has been involved in outbreak investigation, public health surveillance, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various health programs. In his current position as the technical lead in the County Department of Health, he works closely CDC Kenya to implement various surveillance initiatives including CHAMPS.
At the national level, he has been part of the leadership that developed the One Health strategy. Within the county, he has designed and implemented operational research studies and has authored and co-authored a number of scientific publications.