NRHS has strong and well established governance structures with a diverse Board of Directors and a competent Management Team.
This team head a dynamic team of administrative as well as programme and research staff. The administrative department is comprised of front office, finance, procurement and stores, transport, security and IT staff. The programmes department is comprised of front office, counselling, clinical, hygiene and monitoring and evaluation staff and each programme is headed by a project coordinator. The research department is comprised of front office, counselling, clinical, hygiene, data management, quality control and each research study is headed by a study coordinator.
Director- Edmon Odawo Obat
Research Director- Fredrick O. Otieno


Fredrick O. Otieno is an epidemiologist with special interest in HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, adolescent health, and reproductive health. He holds a master’s degree in Public Health and is currently pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. Over the past thirteen years, he has been involved in several research studies including cross sectional surveys, cohort studies and clinical trials. In addition he is also a trainer of Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) with the Christian Medical and Dental Association - Kenya. Prior to Joining NRHS, he worked for KEMRI/CDC Research and public Health collaboration for twelve years in various positions and left at the position of Deputy Branch Chief for Science for the HIV Research Branch.

Human Resources- Ferdinand Kizito Osama

Ferdinand K. Osama is Human Resource Manager at Nyanza Reproductive Health Society. Ferdinand is a HR professional with over 10 years of progressively experience in human resource management and administration in both manufacturing and service industries/firms. Among his previous positions, Ferdinand served as Assistant Human Resource Manager at the Aga Khan Hospital - Kisumu, HR Manager at Pentapharm Ltd (Pharmaceuticals) and HR Manager at Friendship Container Manufacturers ltd. Ferdinand holds a Bachelor of Human Resource Management degree from Makerere University and a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology where he is also currently pursuing his PhD in HRM.

Head of Finance- Ronald Ngala Lisege

Mr. Ronald Ngala Lisege is the head of Finance Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS). Mr Lisege, worked previously as Finance and Administration Manager at African Rural Agricultural and Credit Association. He joined NRHS in October, 2014.

Mr. Lisege boast of over  17 years of working experience in Financial and Management, gained working with  International and National working experience with  International  not for Profit  Organizations, implementing programs funded by USAID,PEPFAR,DFID, Global fund and DANIDA.

He holds a MBA in Finance, BCOM in Finance and Chartered Accountant and a Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).