Moses AloboDr. Moses Alobo


Occupational Information

Occupation: Entrepreneur, Medical Doctor, Global Health Consultant, Pharmaceutical Medical Affairs Consultant.

Occupational Position: Grand Challenges Africa – Programme Manager at The African Academy of Sciences

Professional History

Moses leads at the Africa Academy of Sciences the Grand Challenges Africa Programme, the innovation and entrepreneurship pillar at the African Academy of Sciences. He has over 15 years’ experience leading fundraising efforts and delivering global health interventions and innovations. His previous posting was a key interface between the African Research Centres and GSK’s Africa NCD Open Lab where he supported scientists to design and conduct locally relevant research proposals, their associated technology transfer, and capacity strengthening in NCD research. Moses has experience in implementing research in resource-limited settings in the fields of vaccinology, oncology, antibiotics resistance, HIV, leishmaniasis, asthma, breast cancer, and renal anemia. He has worked for GSK, Hoffman La Roche, and Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative.

Moses has not only implemented quality health management and research projects in 14 different countries in Sub-Saharan Africa but is also a social entrepreneur. He delivers to patient’s much-needed health programs and health research grounded in best practice by using evidence-based medicine to solve current public health problems.

Moses studied medicine at the University of Nairobi (Kenya), Public Health at the University of Birmingham (UK), and Global Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK). He has been awarded the Archbishop Desmond Tutu African Leadership fellowship in 2014, the EU Contact Point Network for Young


Degrees from the University of Nairobi and later the University of Birmingham. Medical Doctor, Epidemiologist, Clinical Researcher, and Health Technology Assessment Specialist in Kenya and the UK.


2014 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow