Edna Tallam – Kimaiyo

CEO - Nursing Council of Kenya

Edna Tallam – Kimaiyo

CEO - Nursing Council of Kenya

Biography

Edna Tallam – Kimaiyo is the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Nursing Council of Kenya. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Kenyatta University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, BScN) in Nursing from University of East Africa Baraton and a Fellow with Global Health leadership program, University of Washington. Currently pursuing PHD in Nursing & Midwifery Education in Stellonbosch University in Cape Town.

She oversees the management and administration of the Nursing Council Kenya functions, legislative compliance, leadership, training, registration, licensure and standards of nursing practice in accordance with statutory requirements.

Her rich and vast experience has inspired her to develop advanced research skills to help lead Nurses and Midwives towards building health systems research capacity for promoting progressive health care policies.