Joseph Mukoko

Joseph Mukoko is the project lead for the Blueprint for Innovative Healthcare Access program, funded by Takeda through AMREF, in Kenya. He has more than 23 years of experience in the public and private health sectors in Kenya, with 19 years focused on health systems strengthening at MSH. At MSH, he has held senior positions overseeing work plan activities and public health program-related interventions. As the project lead for the Blueprint for Innovative Health Access program, Mukoko focuses on strengthening the pharmaceutical and supply chain systems for noncommunicable diseases in Kenya. He also provides technical guidance and support as the principal technical advisor for the USAID Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services Program to address antimicrobial resistance in Kenya. Mukoko has led and supported initiatives for public health programs, including TB, malaria, HIV, and family planning, and managed technical teams to strengthen pharmaceutical and laboratory systems. Prior to joining MSH, he worked for the Ministry of Health Pharmacy and Poisons Board in the Drug Registration department. Mukoko is a registered pharmacist in Kenya with a bachelors in pharmacy from the University of Nairobi and a postgraduate diploma in epidemiology from the University of London.