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Dr Anne Mwirigi
Dr Anne Mwirigi is a consultant haematologist working at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. She obtained her undergraduate MBChB from the University of Glasgow in 2002. After her house jobs and a medical rotation in Glasgow, she moved to London in February 2007.
Her career in Haematology began as a senior house officer at King’s College Hospital, following which she was accepted on the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust Specialist Registrar Rotation in 2009. She obtained her certificate of completion of training in 2014, and thereafter took on consultant haematologist positions for a period of two and a half years at both Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals.
Dr Mwirigi has a passion for haematology and always planned to practice haematology in her country of birth, Kenya. Since moving back in December 2016, she has engaged with haematopathologists and clinical haematologists in the region, and is involved collaborative ventures aimed at improving the quality of haematology services in Kenya. She was a key member of the scientific committee which organised the Haematology and Oncology Society of Africa 3rdinaugural conference held in Nairobi in August 2017.
Dr Paresh Dave (Moderator)
Dr Paresh Dave is a clinical pathologist and Haemato-Oncologist. He is the current Director at Meditest/Mediforte Hospital as well as a haematology and Oncology practitioner at the same institution.
He obtained a Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Dr Dave previously worked at KNH as a haematologist and as a Clinical Pathologist and haematologist at M.P. Shah Hospital.
Dr Dave is an honorary lecturer in Haematology and Blood Transfusion at the Thematic Department of Haematology and Oncology, College of Health Sciences University of Nairobi.