Nthusa, Agnes Betty

Nthusa, Agnes Betty

Committee member

Field Coordinator, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Nairobi, Kenya

Agnes Betty Nthusa is a Field Coordinator at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), in the Cervical Cancer Program which is implementing a project on preventing deaths from cervical cancer.

Agnes graduated from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a Bachelor of science in Public Health degree. She holds a professional certificate for Policy Development and Advocacy for Global Health from the University of Washington.  Agnes is a member of the Prevention, Screening and Early Detection Technical Working Group for Cancer Control Program – Ministry of Health, Kenya (MoH) and lead for Communication and Advocacy sub – committee under STOP cervical cancer initiative in Kenya involved with National Cervical Cancer Month (January) Commemoration activities. In 2019-2022 she supported the successful implementation and scale up of HPV testing pilot project in Kenya.

Agnes has vast experience in development of policy documents; Kenya Cancer Policy 2019-2030, Breast Cancer Action Plan 2021-2025. She is competent in capacity building of health workers and community health persons including development of training materials and curriculums such as the CHVs Cancer Training Curriculum. She is a member of International Papilloma Virus Society. Her research interest is in Women’s Health with a special focus in cervical cancer.