Peter Kanda

Head of Information Services at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Kenya

Peter Kanda

Head of Information Services at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Kenya

Biography

Peter Kanda is the Head of Information Services at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital which is Largest Children’s Hospital in East and Central Africa. He is responsible in ensuring smooth ICT operations, innovation and efficiency across the hospital’s 15 sites spread throughout the cities of Nairobi and Mombasa. Kanda a big technology enthusiast with background in Software Engineering and is certified in IT Service management. He is passionate about using IT to advance and enhance positive intelligent outcomes. He also believes that AI, Telemedicine and Block chain will be the next disruptive technologies in healthcare and healthcare providers who take on this technologies will be more efficient, sustainable and profitable. Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital has pioneered the use of telemedicine in Kenya and is now leading in pushing for advanced use of IT in healthcare. Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital was voted best in Healthcare in 2017 CIO awards.