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Meet Our Team

Meet the Alzheimer's Dementia Organisation Kenya (ADOK) team.
Dr. Muthoni Gichu

Board of Directors


 Dr Muthoni Gichu is the Head of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the Ministry of Health, Kenya an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin. She has been leading the development of the Kenya Healthy Ageing Strategy, and National Dementia Action Plan among other policies and guidelines on Healthy Ageing and Older persons’ Health.

Has contributed to the development of ICOPE guidelines, Framework for Monitoring, and evaluation of Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030 (GAPPA) and has contributed to the development of several other national policy documents and guidelines. She has a decade of experience in policy development and implementation. Her training is in gerontology, brain health and exercise and sports science. 

She has undertaken various research projects on the health and well-being of older persons in Kenya. Dr Muthoni is a member of the Alzheimer’s Disease International Medical and Scientific Advisory Panel (MSAP) and a co-chair of the WHO-TAG for Measurement, Monitoring and Evaluation of the UN Decade of Healthy Ageing. 

Muthoni is committed to supporting healthy ageing and improving the health experiences of older persons in Kenya. 


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