Mrs. Beatrice Muraguri is working as the Health Cluster Information Management Consultant with the WHO Health Emergency Team in Ethiopia.
Beatrice has a strong health background in health information management, public health, Health Systems, Disease Surveillance, Emergency /Humanitarian Response and International Health Development. She has a Master’s Degree in Public Health, majoring in International Health Development & Disease Control from Vrije University, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) Amsterdam, Netherlands and a BSc in Health Information Management & an advanced Diploma in Public Health majoring in Epidemiology from Kenyatta University , Nairobi. She worked with UNICEF Somalia supporting Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to do Assets and Functions mapping and documentation of lessons learnt for the Polio Transition Process in Somalia before moving to Ethiopia. She also worked in Sierra Leone with WHO for 2 years for the Ebola Outbreak Response and Post Ebola Resilience Health Systems Rebuilding as an Ebola Information management Consultant in revitalization of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response Strategy. She is supporting Ministry of Health and Sanitation in Sierra Leone as an Independent Consultant in developing Pandemic Preparedness Plan in a World Bank supported Project to strengthen Infectious and zoonotic diseases surveillance.
She worked with MOH in Kenya in various departments e.g. Disease Prevention and Control, National Malaria Program, Health Sector Monitoring, Technical Planning and Financing as well as Health Management Information Systems. She has 12 years international professional experience having worked with different Agencies in Papua New Guinea(WHO/CDC),Nigeria(UNICEF),Liberia(WHO),Uganda(CDC),Middle East(Egypt,Lebanon,Jordan,Syria,Iraq,Southern Turkey &Palestine with WHO),Sierra Leone(WHO),Somalia(UNICEF) and Ethiopia(WHO) mainly in public health and Emergency/Humanitarian response.