Bernard Olayo

Health | Kenya

2017 New Voices Fellow


Bernard is a public health specialist and an entrepreneur from Kenya. He is the founder of the Center for Public Health and Development, a non-profit which has designed and developed two successful social enterprises – MediQuip Global (biomedical equipment repair and maintenance solutions) and Hewa Tele (a public-private venture delivering affordable oxygen in remote areas). He has over 14 years of experience managing complex public health programs in resource-limited settings in 15 countries across the globe. He is also a technical team member on several World Bank projects, primarily as a technical advisor to a number of ministries of health.