Dr. Jessica Oyugi is a physician and global health leader who has spent over twenty years living and working in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. With proficiencies in communities and health systems strengthening, global health securities, reproductive, maternal and child health, and infectious diseases, Jessica has broad experience across the spectrum of health programming from design, implementation and capacity building to policy application with deep and vast engagements across governments, NGOs, bilaterals, multilaterals and the private sector. Early in her global health career, Jessica led HIV treatment adherence trials and published extensive results to dispute unsubstantiated concerns that Africans may not adhere to antiretroviral treatment. Dr. Oyugi advises private and public sector clients including Ministries of Health. Jessica has held leadership positions with WHO, UNICEF, Dalberg, US-CDC, and USAID. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and General Medicine fellowship at the University of California San Francisco after fulfilling her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine and finishing undergraduate studies in Natural Sciences at The Johns Hopkins University. She lives with her family in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.