DOUGLAS ODHIAMBO OWINO

B.Ed (Moi); M.Res (St. Andrews, UK); M.B.A. (UoN), CS (Heidelberg), FIS (UW, USA), FISqua, IHI Student Fellow

Douglas Owino is a health geographer, management strategist and a quality management expert with over 20 years’ experience in the public sector in Kenya. Notably he has served in the NGO sector conducting research and policy formulation to facilitate regulation and coordination of NGOs in Kenya.  Douglas also has worked in the health sector in areas of risk mitigation, quality management and health care financing.

Douglas has engaged various partners and linkages to mobilizes resources for various organisations he has worked for, to support quality improvement programs and capacity building of staff. Douglas holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi, Master of Research in Health Geography from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Education from Moi University. He has a postgraduate qualifications in International Co-operation in Health from Universität Heidelberg in Germany and Fundamentals of Implementation Science from the University of Washington, U.S.A. Douglas is a FISQua, The International Society for Quality in Health Care fellowship and IHI Student Fellow.

Selected publications and media articles:

  1. Odhiambo, D. (2016) Critical drivers in implementing quality health care strategies in the national referral hospitals in Kenya. The Official Journal of the International Hospital Federation  2016  Volume 52 Number 3 www.ihf.org
  1. Owino, D.O. (2016). Strategies in Improving Quality of Health Care in Hospitals in Kenya. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken, Germany.
  2. Owino, D.O & Kinoti, M. (2015). Quality Health Care Strategies in the Improvement of Service Delivery at the National Referral Hospitals in Kenya, 1st DBA-African Management Review International Conference, 2015, Pp. 222-235. http://journals.uonbi.ac.ke/damr/article/view/1304/1102
  3. Owino, D.O. Excellence Versus Compliance: Improving Care for African Patient: ICTP 2014
  4. Critical Drivers in Implementing Quality Health Care Strategies in the National Referral Hospitals in Kenya, AIBUMA, 2015.(In Press)
  5. Future of healthcare lies in medical tourism, The Standard, Wednesday, February 19th 2014
  6. National health system needs urgent fixing, The Standard, Thursday, September 4th 2014