Moses AloboDr. Moses Alobo


Occupational Information

Occupation: Medical Doctor, Epidemiologist, Public Health consultant

Occupational Position: Medical Director for Glaxosmithkline in East Africa

Professional History

Prior to his current position, Moses was the Medical Manager for Oncology in Sub-Saharan Africa for Hoffmann La Roche, where he was also a member of the oncology advisory board for CEMAI (Central Europe, Middle East, Africa and India). He has implemented quality health management and research projects in the fields of cancer, antibiotics, vaccines, respiratory diseases, hepatitis, kidney disease and neglected tropical diseases in different countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

His Tutu project was the provision of primary school libraries in rural Kenya through strategic partnerships with corporate and individuals. By establishing these libraries as a seedling centre for the pursuit of education, mentorship, oral literature sessions, we intend to provide the societies in rural Kenya with a new awakening that is usually hidden in books and cultivate a reading culture, the essence for cultegration, while at the same time provide a network for outstanding pupils and students a pursuit of life changing careers for their communities. The libraries which are run by 3 member community teams are based in locality primary schools with low indices of education and provide daily newspapers, computers with internet connections, curriculum books, revision past papers and various library activities like read aloud sessions. They are open to the adult public.


Degrees from 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