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Loice Ombajo

Physician and Infectious Disease Doctor, Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics - University of Nairobi

Kenya · Class of 2021

Loice Achieng Ombajo is an infectious disease specialist and senior lecturer at the University of Nairobi Department of Medicine. She chairs Kenya’s national working group on antimicrobial stewardship. She also heads the Infectious Disease Unit at the Kenyatta National Hospital and leads the case management subcommittee at the National Task Force on COVID-19.  She is secretary of the Infectious Disease Society of Kenya and the HIV Clinicians Society of Kenya. She is currently leading the establishment of antimicrobial stewardship programs at various sites in Kenya through the Fleming Fund.  Her research interests include antimicrobial stewardship and HIV where she is currently leading large clinical trials on improved antiretroviral regimens.