Evaline Kibuchi

Evaline Kibuchi is a global Tuberculosis (TB) advocate who has been at the forefront of TB advocacy for over 10 years.

She is currently the Chief National Coordinator at ‘Stop TB Partnership Kenya.’

Kibuchi is also a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Civil Society Task Force, a special team put together to recommend policies geared at mitigating the spread of TB.

She also serves as the Coordinator at Stop TB Partnership and holds positions as a board member of AHF and The Lung Union Conference Advisor. 

What’s more, Kibuchi is actively involved as a board member of the African Parliamentary TB Caucus and serves as the patron for both the Network of TB Champions in Kenya and the Tenda Wema Initiative.

During the year, she attended a United Nations high-level leadership group meeting.

Among the factors that have made her stand out is the relentless lobbying that has jolted her to advocate for the consolidation of resources to help scientists come up with a safe, effective, affordable TB vaccine to eradicate the disease by 2030.

Kibuchi also played a key role in the formation of the network of TB champions.

As a TB advocate, she helps in coordinating National and community efforts to fight the disease. 

Kibuchi has also chaired World TB Day for five years consecutively and acts as a representative of communities at the global level.