Ky’okusinga Kirunga to join Amref Health Africa in Canada as Executive Director

I am very pleased to announce that Ky’okusinga Kirunga will be joining Amref Health Africa in Canada as Executive Director beginning February 14, 2022 following a rigorous search process conducted by the Board of Directors.


Ky’okusinga Kirunga

Ms. Kirunga brings more than 15 years of experience in leadership positions in the Canadian and international health sector, most recently as Director of ACCHO – an organization that provides strategic leadership in the response to HIV/AIDS in African, Caribbean and Black communities in Ontario. Prior to joining ACCHO, Ms. Kirunga held various senior positions at the Stephen Lewis Foundation, including overseeing a key fundraising portfolio and managing the Foundation’s monitoring and evaluation work.

Ms. Kirunga has been a Board member of 60 Million Girls, and Mburara International School in Uganda.

With a decade of field work with grassroots organizations, Ms. Kirunga brings extensive first-hand African experience to the role of Executive Director. Her expertise in and passion for global health, with a focus on the health and rights of girls and women, will take Amref Health Africa in Canada forward as it works with the global organization to create lasting health change in Africa.

The Board of Directors warmly welcomes Ms. Kirunga and looks forward to working with her in her new role.

René Beaudoin
Chair, Board of Directors
Amref Health Africa in Canada