Gladys Mugambi

Ms. Gladys Mugambi

Head Division of Family Health (Kenya) and SUN Movement Executive Committee Co-Chair (country)
Ministry of Health, Kenya


Ms. Mugambi is currently the Multisectoral Coordinator for Food Security and Nutrition as well as the Focal Point for SUN at the Health Sector Coordination and Intergovernmental Affairs Unit. Before she was the head of the Nutrition and Diabetics Unit at Kenya’s Ministry of Health. She has over 20 years of experience working in the government at the district and national level.

Prior to these positions, Ms. Mugambi worked as a district nutritionist with the Ministry of Health at the Thika District Hospital for ten years. She initiated supplementation through Early Childhood Development centers and developed a proposal for funding the national food fortification program. For five years, she spearheaded the implementation of the national food fortification project. Ms. Mugambi participated in research, co-authored publications, and participated in regional and global conferences. She is a registered nutritionist and holds a BS in Home Economics from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, and a MS in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from Kenyatta University.