Hadley Matendechero Sultani

Head, Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases
Kenya Ministry of Health

Dr. Hadley Matendechero Sultani is a consultant psychiatric pharmacist with a masters’ degree in clinical pharmacy from the University of Nairobi. He currently serves as the Head, Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Kenya Ministry of Health. With encouragement from colleagues and stakeholders,
he took up the role of national NTD program pharmacist in January 2014 and rapidly rose through the ranks to the position of national NTD program manager in late 2015. This appointment completed his shift of focus from mental health to NTDs control. His goal is to achieve elimination of at least five NTDs in Kenya by 2025. Dr. Sultani currently serves as a member of the National Executive Committee of the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the global Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) Coalition and the External Advisory Committee of the Scientific Research Partnership for Neglected Tropical Snakebite (SRPNTS). He is the current chairman of the Leishmaniasis East Africa Platform (LEAP) Advisory Committee, where his main objective is to establish a common regional strategy towards elimination of Kala Azar. In his free time, Sultani loves to participate in humanitarian service as a volunteer at the Kenya Red Cross Society, where he also serves as a board member on the National Executive Committee.

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