KMA Young Doctors Network (KMA-YDN)

What is KMA Young Doctors Network ?

Young Doctors Network is a committee under the Kenya Medical Association, launched at the KMA@50 AGM in April 2018. The committee was formed to increase participation of the younger professionals in the association while offering networking opportunities, mentorship in leadership and professional development.

Mission

To connect, develop and support Young Doctors by providing opportunities to explore and develop personal and professional growth.

KMA YDN GOALS

  • Promote the health and wellbeing of young doctors, including mental health.
  • Provide a forum for young doctors to share experiences, challenges and solutions in the medical profession.
  • Provide young doctors with a platform to engage in advocacy and policy making including participating in boards.
  • Ensure young doctors have fair and adequate representation in Kenya Medical Association.
  • Promote the Continuous Medical Education and career progression among young doctors.
  • Provide an avenue for young doctors to collaborate with other-like minded

Membership Eligibility

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Any doctor registered in Kenya and is under the age of 40 years.
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Any doctor registered in Kenya and is within 5 years of completing undergraduate studies.
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Any registered KMA Member under the age of 40 years or is within 5 years of completing undergraduate studies can register as a member of the KMA Young Doctors Network.
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KMA Young Doctors Network Convener

Dr. Marie-Claire Wangari

MBChB

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KMA Young Doctors Network Co - Convener

Dr. Felisters Bosibori Ondari

MBChB

Medical Doctor with a passion in leadership, oncology, research, health policy and advocacy, gender equality and human rights.

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Immediate Past KMA Young Doctors Network Convener

Dr. Lyndah Kemunto

MBChB ( University of Nairobi ) and a Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management ( Strathmore University ).

KMA YDN Workplan 2022 - 2024

  • Sustainability through projects
  • Mental Health & well-being
  • Acting Local and Thinking Global through international exposure to opportunities
  • Membership recruitment and Mentorship for the future of KMA
  • Visibility through communications

Our Working Groups

  • Career development Committee
  • Communication & Networking
  • Mental Health
  • Mentorship and Membership
  • Projects
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What is KMA YDN ?

Upcoming Activities

2023 Young Doctors Network Conference
2023 Young Doctors Network Conference10th May 2023

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254 722 275 695

or email us on

ydn@kma.co.ke

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