Dr Naftali Busakhala is a senior lecturer and specialist physician at Moi University and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. He is the departmental postgraduate coordinator at the department of pharmacology and toxicology at Moi University. He is the co-chairman of the Ampath Oncology working group. Dr Busakhala is the principal investigator of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium, Moi University Site. He is also the principal investigator of the Lung and Breast Cancer Projects.

Dr Busakhala is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Prevention and Research, Lyon France.

He has published widely in peer reviewed journals.

He holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Moi University. He holds a Pharmacology Certificate from Tianjin University China. He was a Fogarty trainee in Haematology and Oncology at Brown University, USA. He trained in Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the Makerere University.