Dr. Brian Lishenga (MBChB, MSc, MFM ) – Chairman

Dr. Lishenga is a Medical Physiologist, Family Physician and the Chairman of the Rural Private Hospitals Association of Kenya (RUPHA). He also serves as the Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences at Egerton University, where he has taught since 2009. Dr. Lishenga is the Co-Founder of NewPoint Hospital, a 30-bed level four Hospital in Njoro Town, Nakuru County. He is an accomplished entrepreneur having been founder and first managing director of Peak Health Outpatient Medical Centre (2010- 2012) as well as the founder and CEO of GoldTouch Security Systems and Vivint Limited, leading providers of physical security system solutions. He serves as Medical Consultant for the 450 bed – KES. 3 Billion Trans Nzoia Teaching & Referral Hospital under construction in Kitale Town, Trans Nzoia County.

Joseph Kariuki – Deputy Chairman

Rev. Joseph kariuki is a passionate family man, entrepreneur and a community enthusiast. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Transformational Leadership from Pan Africa Christian University in Nairobi. He is a co-founder and director of Favour Medical Services Ltd, a 25 bed capacity hospital in Isinya, Kajiado county. He is married with two young adults and the lead pastor of House of Grace Church Syokimau. He loves new technology and innovation in medicine, sports and adventures.

Daisy Adalla – Treasurer

Daisy is an entrepreneur and adept to strategies in business, she is the director of Mother and Child Hospital in Eastleigh.

Salome Mwaura -Secretary General

Salome has a wealth of experience in policy, advocacy, corporate communications, business development, legal, sustainability, stakeholder relations, regulatory affairs, development & implementation of strategies, sustainability programs, stakeholder plans and programs.She has worked in leading corporate organizations with a blend of roles within them for over 20 years and is a negotiator and emerging markets strategist

Pacifica Omambia – Assistant Treasurer

Madam Pacifica Omambia is administrative officer holder of higher Diploma in Business administration, Ass. Treasurer Rupha, proprietor Vostrum Medical Center since 2011, She worked at Masaba Hospital now Nairobi Women hospital from 1993 to 2008 and Kenya Posts & Telecommunication now Telkom Kenya from from 1993 to 2011.

David Shungu- Assistant Secretary General

Mr Mohamud Amin Ali- Ex-officio Member

Mr. Mohamud was born and schooled in western Kenya before proceeding to study Engineering in Turkey. Having worked in Turkey for a while, he decided to come back home to develop his home country. He has worked in several industries in the past 18 years, this includes: Manufactering, Heavy commercial logistics, Building and Construction, real estate and the health sectors. He is the current co-director of Bungoma Chemist and the Managing Director of Elgon View Premier Hospital(Trading as New Elgon View Medical Cottage Ltd). He is responsible for turning around a loss making hospital business into profitability and transforming it from a level 3 facility to a level 5 facility in under three years, while also improving its revenue 6 fold.

RUPHA 4th Annual Convention“How digitization is powering sustainability and growth in healthcare”.


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