Anthony Okoth leads our work in Kenya. Photo: courtesy of Anthony Okoth.
Country Director, Kenya
Anthony Okoth is Country Director in Kenya, one of PATH’s largest country programs. Based in Nairobi, Okoth leads a team that improves the health and well-being of Kenyans by addressing HIV/TB, maternal child health and nutrition, non-communicable diseases, sexual and reproductive health and rights, health systems improvement, and digital health integration.
Okoth leads global innovation efforts in the East African ecosystem, collaborating with academia, government, multilateral donors, the private sector, incubators,and non-governmental organizations to commercialize, roll out, and scale up the use of devices, diagnostics, drugs, vaccines and program in public health settings.
Before joining PATH, Okoth served as Chief Executive Officer for Population Services Kenya (formerly PSI Kenya), an independent, local organization that works to strengthen health markets and address the most serious health challenges affecting low-resource and vulnerable Kenyans. He also serves as Chief of Party on the USAID-funded Health Communications and Marketing Program and is a member and co-founder of the Kenya Health Leaders’ Forum. Okoth’s 22 years in public health and medical sales include engagements with the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceutical Division, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Division, Eli Lilly, and GlaxoWellcome.
Okoth holds an MBA from Daystar University in Nairobi, a post-graduate diploma in project planning and management from University of Nairobi, a BSc Biological Sciences from Punjab University, and a certificate in nonprofit management from Harvard Business School.