Dr. Mary Nyangasi

Dr. Mary Nyangasi

Program Head, National Cancer Control Program Kenya

Dr. Nyangasi is an accomplished medical professional with over 15 years career experience, grounded in clinical practice and expanded into a senior leadership role at the National Cancer Control Program (NCCP)- in Kenya.


As a strategic and hands-on leader, she has a vast experience in overseeing operational projects and programs including developing and executing plans and strategies to deliver quality programming, services, tools and materials pertaining to cancer care in Kenya.She participates in developing cancer care plans in collaboration with partners at county and national government levels to support the implementation of the National Cancer Control Strategy.


As a champion of research and innovation in the delivery of the right care in a timely, safe and efficient way, she uses her systems approach and her capacity to bridge clinical and administrative needs to advocate and deliver improved quality of care, patient outcomes and best practices in strengthening health systems. With her people and engagement skills, she has built partnerships rooted in trust and respect across a variety of stakeholders and agencies in the cancer continuum of care in Kenya.