Author Archives: stephengithinji

December 13

The Planning cycle and methodology in NGOs

The planning cycle for the NGO sector is similar to that of the private sector in terms of principle and the timing. October-November was the season to prepare strategy and budgets for our 2017 programs at Clinton Health Access Initiative. We started with setting the goals for the subsequent year and then designed a strategy […]

October 25

‘The Pink Ribbon’

Awareness ribbons are common and in different forms which include car magnets, windshield stickers, or pins on our clothes. They are meant to show support to the world for a certain cause or organization. Commonly used ribbon colours include pink, yellow, red, blue, green, black and purple. Pink is most commonly associated with breast cancer  awareness. but […]

October 04

Ambassador with a passion and mission

What is cancer? In simple biological terms, cancer is the term used to describe the collection of diseases that arise due to the uncontrolled growth and spread of cells in the body. These abnormal cells escape the ‘biological’ restrictions that keep the growth of most normal cells under control. In cancer situation, cells become malignant, […]

September 08

Same satisfaction; similar mission. Different organisation. Different culture.

I have just started my third month of a break from selling Pharmaceutical products and it’s been an exciting journey so far,being a Pulse volunteer .   For the last 18 years I have worked in GSK’s Pharma sales department. Every day I wake up to directly (or indirectly) engage healthcare professional to ensure that […]