Dr. Lina has over 9 years’ experience in clinical work, HIV and Sexual Reproductive project management. Before this appointment as HOD Research and Strategic Information, she had served LVCT Health for over 3 years as the GBV, Care & Treatment Manager where she was in charge of leadership and management of the programs.
Dr. Lina holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery and a Masters of Medicine Degree in Pediatrics from the University of Nairobi. She is currently pursuing a Post graduate diploma in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
She has experience writing research proposals, implementation research and turning research into practice. Dr Lina has been involved in peer review of several national and international policies and presented at many national and international workshops and conferences. As a member of various national Technical Working Groups in Kenya, she has ensured utilization of LVCT Health’s programmes and research evidence in the development of national policies and programmes. She provided technical support to the LVCT Health team that has developed scalable quality improvement models in both Post rape care and care and treatment programs that have led to high quality services offered at supported health care facilities.