Ms. Dorothy Njagi, Senior Communication Officer at Africa CDC, has over 13 years of experience in development communication. She has contributed immensely to the establishment of key Africa Union Health Agencies, including the African Medicines Agency (AMA). During her tenure as a Strategic Communication Expert at the African Union Commission, she coordinated the communication and advocacy efforts for AMA’s establishment. Dorothy also contributed significantly to Africa CDC’s foundational structure from 2017-2020 at the Southern Africa Regional Coordinating Centre (RCC) in Lusaka, Zambia.
She holds a master’s degree in international studies and diplomacy, a degree in Communication, and a Diploma in Public Relations Management. She’s a Mandela Washington Fellow, from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA and a Member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya.
Dorothy is passionate about strategic communications, advocacy, Risk Communication and Community Engagement, Social Behaviour Change, media campaigns for development and international affairs and health diplomacy.