Rose Apiyo Rao Schymanski

Rose Apiyo Rao Schymanski

Title: SEI Associate affiliated with SEI Africa Center

Centre: SEI Associates

    Dr Rao – Schymanski, a medical doctor by profession, is an SEI Associate affiliated with SEI Africa Center, where she is involved in both the Sustainable Urbanisation and the Health and Environment Programmes.

    She is currently working at Healthstrat as an Emergency Medicine Consultant and Technical Advisor. Her experience include; development of emergency medicine systems, referral system, emergency care systems, reproductive and adolescent policy, child and adolescent policy.

    She is also a Consultant on emergency health for the Health Committee of the Kenyan Parliamentary, the Ministry of Health Technical Working Group for the Development of the Kenya National Policy for Emergency Medicine Services Systems, the Nairobi County Executive teams for the development of Emergency Medicine Systems and the National Hospital Insurance Funds (NHIF) on Emergency Medicine finance products.

    Dr Rao – Schymanski has previously served as the Lead Coordinator Emergency Care Program at Strathmore University, Kenya and as a Research Fellow at the Mitarbeiter Wissenschaflischer Arbeit, Universitåt zu Køln Cologne Germany.

    She practised emergency medicine at several institutions in the UK, including Frimely Park Hospital Emergency Department, Thoracic surgical unit Derriford Hospital Plymouth, Cardiac Surgery Unit Westminster Hospital London, General Surgery at the Somerset and Taunton Health care trust, Plastic Surgery at Leicester Hospital, SHO Accident and Emergency at the Middlesbrough General Hospital and SHO Urology Walsgrave Hospital. She was also a registrar General Surgery at West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, Cumbria.

    Dr Rao – Schymanski is a member of Kenya Medical Women Association, British Medical Association and Member of the Royal Society of Medicine. She holds a MBchB from the University of Nairobi.