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Senior Manager, Child Health & Development, Children's Investment Fund Foundation



Dr Minnie Kibore is a pediatrician and public health practitioner with over 12 years of experience leading maternal, newborn and child health programs in Africa. She serves as senior manager for child health and development at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) and is responsible for the perinatal portfolio that spans 6 countries across Africa.

Her work is focused on perinatal health, nutrition, and health systems strengthening. She has worked on strengthening community and facility-based perinatal and neonatal care across Africa including the development and implementation of a package of interventions that resulted in reduction of neonatal mortality across 3 countries in East Africa. In her work to strengthen nutrition, Minnie led the development of a national human milk banking model integrated into newborn nutrition thereby providing life-saving human milk to thousands of vulnerable infants in Kenya. A renowned child health expert, she has provided technical support to Ministries of Health to develop sustainable, scalable service delivery packages for provision of quality maternal, neonatal and child healthcare.

Dr Kibore undertook her medical education at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and holds a degree in public health from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.