Our Team

Sostine Makunja

Director

Sostine is goal-directed and results-oriented Research, Epidemiology Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant with vast experience in development and humanitarian programmes. He has extensive experience in conducting population surveys, baseline assessments, mid-term evaluations, Impact Evaluations, capacity building, and strengthening health systems with county governments, Oxfam International, Concern Worldwide, Kenya Red Cross Society, M4ID (Finland), MSF Switzerland, Save the Children UK, International Rescue Committee, AMREF, UNHCR and Care International. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing SMART surveys, baseline assessments and Endline evaluations using both Quantitative and Qualitative Research methods with proficiency in Computer and Statistical applications namely; Ms Office Suite, Ms Project, SPSS, Stata and Epi-Info. Sostine has been a Lead Consultant for several Baseline Assessments, research surveys and End Project Evaluations for Oxfam International, Concern Worldwide, International Rescue Committee, Malteser International, Save the Children, Danish Refugee Council, Médecins Sans Frontières among other INGOs. Sostine holds a Master of Public Health (Epidemiology & Population Health).

Calistus Masika

Senior Consultant – Monitoring & Evaluation

Calistus is public health researcher and Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist who holds a MPH (M&E) and Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. He is currently pursuing PhD in M&E. He has thorough experience in monitoring and evaluation of health systems, M&E system design, implementation and reporting, analysing and synthesizing information, interpreting these findings, providing feedback and offering recommendations to strengthen organization’s efforts. Calistus has recently worked as a research/evaluation consultant with UNDP, UN Migration Agency (IOM), Malteser International, IBTCI and CARE Kenya.

Chagina Evalyne

Senior Consultant – Health Management, Planning & Policy

Evalyne is an experienced public health researcher with a Masters in Health Management, Planning and Policy and certification in Health Economics for Developing countries from the Nuffield Center for International Health and Development-University of Leeds, UK. She has been a researcher with INGOs such as Population Council, JHPIEGO, Handicap International and M4ID where she contributed to development of evidence based public policies through research. Her expertise is in health systems research, monitoring and evaluation, economic evaluation of health services and programs and research analysis and dissemination. Moreover, she has recently worked as a consultant for International Confederation of Midwives and E-gender health, Oxfam International and M4ID.

Vincent Harry Alulu

Senior Analyst

An experienced statistician with over six years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, data management and statistical programming in areas of health and livelihoods. He has key competencies in M&E     systems/procedures     development, M&E     Capacity Building, data quality   assurance, data   management   and   analysis, database and   knowledge    management   systems   and   operations    research He’s ICT proficient with knowledge and experience in data management using Access, Excel, STATA, R, CSPro, SPSS, SAS programming, Python and MYSQL and with skills in C++ and Java programing languages. He has survey programming skills in Survey ODK, KoBo, CTO and REDCap. He also has immense multivariate and big data modelling techniques. He has worked with KARI, KEMRI-FACES, ILRI among other organisations Data Manager/Statistician. Vincent holds a Master of Science in Statistics and a Bachelor of science n Statistics.

Hussein Mohamed

Senior Data Collection Supervisor & Translator

Hussein is an experienced Senior Health Officer who holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Diploma in Nursing. He has extensive experience of leading and supervising wide-scale data collection surveys in Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya, various parts of Somalia and many other parts with Save the Children, IRC, MSF, UNHCR and MOH. He has over 5 years of supporting both qualitative and quantitative data collection in Kenya and Somalia. His expertise is in community health systems research, monitoring and evaluation, reproductive health, community health education and promotion, disease surveillance, community nutrition research analysis and dissemination. Moreover, he has recently worked as a Health Project Officer with Save the Children in Lower Juba region of Somalia.

Jackline Gakii

Sexual & Reproductive Health Specialist

Jackline is an experienced Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist who hold a Master of Public Health in Reproductive Health and Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has vast experience of overseeing HIV & AIDS, Family Planning and Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health programmes with MOH, FHI360, USAID (APHIA Plus). She has over 4 years of working on Sexual and Reproductive programmes as well as supporting research in SRH. She has also worked as a co-consultant on several baseline and End of Project Evaluations. She also an experienced ToT in HIV & AIDS and has facilitated various trainings for health workers in collaboration with NASCOP & KEMRI.