Dr Waweru is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Section Head of Radiation Oncology at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.
She graduated from the University of Sheffield and undertook her Core Medical and Clinical Oncology training in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust where she received her certificate of completion of training in 2015 and thereafter took on a Consultant Clinical Oncologist position within the same trust.
She is passionate about increased uptake of advanced radiation technological advances that achieve better outcomes and less toxicity. She has been instrumental at starting advanced radiation services at a leading health care facility in Nairobi. She has also promoted public private partnerships within radiation oncology and in 2022 started a pathway for treating patients requiring more conformal techniques of treatment not readily available at their institutions.
Dr Waweru is keen on promoting radiotherapy governance, she has started radiotherapy safety committees, peer review meetings and service development projects that benchmark local activities against standard guidelines.
She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologist (Clinical Oncology faculty), Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Kenya Society of Haematology and Oncology.