The founder and Chief Executive Director Dr. Bonface A. Onsongo was trained in the areas of academic medicine & surgery and medical research. Having lost a mother at a young age secondary to a lifestyle disease, a turning point to his life, awakening the drive to start an organization that would give hope to the many patients suffering from lifestyle diseases i.e. Diabetes, Cancer, Hypertension etc. and give awareness on NCDS prevention strategies in Kenya and beyond.
He began his professional career at the Kenyatta University and completed his undergraduate studies in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB). Dr. Onsongo received a certificate in Lifestyle Interventions in the Management of Lifestyle Diseases through the joint providership of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and Uchee Pines Institute.
Also a certified provider in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the The American Heart Association.
As a medical researcher, academician and lifestyle intervention advocate, Dr. Onsongo has worked for and been affiliated in the policy implementation of many institutions including the Arise Hospital Ruiru in the department of Clinical services & Outreach Programs, The Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital, The Dawn Hospital and . One of his major contributions in the above institutions was leading major community outreach programs.
A Health Entrepreneur and Health Economist who has contributed to implementation of leading Doctor Owned chain of franchised medical facilities (Equity Afia). Owns Equity Afia Kitengela Medical Center. He is currently the Medical Officer In-Charge at Equity Afia Medical Centres – Kitengela and South B Branches..