Professor Lukoye Atwoli, a dean at Moi University, has been appointed by the World Medical Association (WMA) Medical Ethics Committee for the year 2019-2020. He will come in as an official advisor to the global association.
The professor also serves as Vice President to the Kenya Medical Association. Professor Lukoye is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical Department of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.
This is great news for the Kenyan scholar as it will cement his prominence in the medical field. The Kenyan Professor is also a Visiting Scientist at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
The World Medical Association is an international organization that represents physicians and was founded in 1947. The organization aims to promote the highest possible standards of medical ethics through declarations, resolutions, and statements.
Being part of this organization also means that Professor Lukoye will also be able to bring best practices to the country and hopefully further medical advancements. It’s always a great honor when Kenyans are recognized for their work and even asked to contribute to global organizations.
WMA is also an official partner of the World Health Organization (WHO).