Orang’o, Omenge

Orang’o, Omenge

Board Member

Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist and Gynaecologic Oncologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya

Prof. Omenge E. Orang’o is a consultant Obstetrician gynaecologist and Gynaecologic Oncologist in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya. He graduated from the University of Nairobi School of Medicine and later completed a master of medicine in obstetrics and gynaecology in 2005 from the same university.

Dr. Omenge completed a clinical fellowship in gynaecological oncology in 2014. He also holds a doctor of Medical sciences (Ph.D.) from the University of Antwerp (2019).

Before joining AKU, Dr. Omenge served as a senior lecturer at Moi University School of Medicine since 2009. He served as Chair of the Department of Reproductive Health between 2015 and 2020. He was instrumental in developing clinical fellowships in the department. He is the founding director of the largest cervical cancer screening program in Kenya ( AMPATH Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention- ABCCP).

His research interest is in the interplay between the Human papillomavirus and HIV, Cervical cancer prevention, early diagnosis and treatment. He is a principal investigator in multiple NIH and non NIH funded reserch projects. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented in local and internal conferences as an invited keynote speaker. He is a member of the International Gynaecological Cancer Society (IGCS), International Papillomavirus Society (IPVS), American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO), Fellow of East, Central and Sourthern Africa College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology ( FCOG), Kenya Obstetric and Gynaecological Society (KOGS) and Kenya Medical Association (KMA).