Independent Medico-Legal Unit Appoints Six New Members to Its Board


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The Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) recently appointed six new members to its board. The six are Amina Hersi, Christine Kungu, Ahmed Kalebi, Rogena, Regina Opondo and Shadrack Kirui.

Amina Hersi is a human rights practitioner and campaigner specialising in changing narratives and redefining security. She has over eight years of human rights, security, humanitarian, and strategic communications experience, researching and campaigning the gendered impact of security and conflict through people-centered designs and systems thinking.

Christine Kungu is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya with many years of experience in legal writing, legislative drafting, and Human Rights Law. She is also a member of the Public Interest Litigation and Legal Aid Committee of the Law Society of Kenya.

Ahmed Kalebi is the founding partner and recently retired Chief Executive Officer of the Lancet Group Laboratories, East Africa. Doctor Kalebi has extensive experience in bringing affordable, quality, and accessible pathology services to the people.

Emily Rogena is a professor of Human Pathology and Head, Thematic Unit, Anatomic Pathology, Department of Human Pathology, School of Medicine at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

Regina Opondo is a feminist justice and peace worker with more than 15 years’ experience in governance, civic engagement, human rights, women’s rights, and peace and conflict transformation. She currently serves as the Kenya Community Director of the Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI).

Shadrack Kirui is an experienced Human Resources professional with a demonstrated history of working in profit and non-profit organisations.


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