Dr Jacqueline Kitulu is an accomplished Medical Doctor and experienced Board Member offering over 15 years of executive and organizational leadership in the healthcare sector, with expertise in corporate/organizational governance, board management, healthcare advocacy and 25 years of clinical expertise in patient care.
She is the Chairperson of Rocket Health Uganda, Immediate Past 1st Deputy Governor Kenya Red Cross Society (2019 -2022), Past President (2016 -2020) of the Kenya Medical Association the umbrella professional association for doctors in Kenya. She was the first female to chair the association. She also chaired the Kenya Medical Women’s Association between 2008 and 2012.
She currently sits on several boards including the Emergency Plus Medical Services (E-Plus Kenya), Safaricom Health Advisory Board, PATH Kenya Board and TechCare For All Global Advisory Board.
Between 2021 and 2023 she completed her term on the following boards: Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council, National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), the Kenya Healthcare Federation (KHF) which is the Health sector board of the Kenya Private sector alliance, Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory Committee and Byon8.
She is privileged to have served as a presidential appointee to the National Economic and Social Council – a high level advisory body to the Government of Kenya between 2008 and 2014.
She is an MBA -Healthcare Management alumnus of Strathmore Business School and believes that this has gone a long way in bridging the communication gap between her health background and her current policy influencing position in a bid to transform the Health sector in Kenya.
She is an award winning visionary leader with prominent wins including – Lifetime Achievement Award from Kenya Association of Family Physicians 2022, Order of the Grand Warrior of Kenya (OGW) 2021, Distinguished Service Award from the Kenya Medical Association 2019, Jacob’s Well Award for Women Living Deliberately 2017, Annual Best Communicators 2016, Africa Most Astounding Female Professional Award 2012 and OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade) Woman of the year 2010.
Aside from her busy career she spends quality time with her husband and two adult sons.