Joyce Murerwa


Joyce Murerwa has 15 years of global public health and nutrition experience in over 10 countries, employing multi-sectoral and community-based participatory approaches to addressing nutrition disparities in women and children. As a nutrition expert, she has worked at multiple levels of global health and nutrition, and food systems; in policy; research; emergency relief; development; workforce capacity development; health systems strengthening; - from local to global levels. She has worked in development settings, led the response to nutrition issues in refugee settings, and developed policies for nutrition, education, and disaster management in various countries. I have held different positions in the UN and INGOs.

Joyce holds a Master's degree in Public Health & Epidemiology (MPHE) and BSc (Food, Nutrition and Dietetics) from Kenyatta University. She possesses additional professional qualifications from the John's Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, North-West University, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), International School of Agricultural Sciences - Hebrew University, University of Sussex (IDS) and London International Development Centre.

She is currently working with the HQ's Technical Support Unit in AMREF Health Africa as the Global Technical Lead, Nutrition and NCDs with her main role being: to strengthen capacities in different country offices for quality programming; facilitate programmatic alignment with the overall organizational mission and vision, and contribute to nutrition's portfolio growth through technically sound and visible projects and business development, among others.