An international expert in data warehousing, systems integration, and formulation of digital health strategies, Dr. Stephen Mburu has contributed to health informatics research and the development of digital health solutions across various domains. These include analysis of digital ecosystems, data modeling, as well as development of policies, strategic plans, standards and guidelines, and integrated systems for low- and middle-income countries.
Currently, Dr. Mburu is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Nairobi in Kenya and a systems developer working with the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, the Palladium Group, USAID, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, PATH, and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ). Some of the development projects he has delivered include: integrated African Health Observatory (iAHO), Data Capture Tool (DCT), Kenya Health and Research Observatory (KHRO), OpenIMIS in Nepal, and LamisPlus 2.0 in Nigeria.
Dr. Mburu is a graduate of PhD in Information Systems (Health Informatics) at the University of Nairobi in collaboration with Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). He also holds a Master of Science in Information Systems and an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.