Elsie N’Zale Sang

Save the Children Kenya, Health and Nutrition Department, Kenya

Elsie Sang is a graduate from Kenyatta University with a degree in Bachelor of Science –Food Nutrition and Dietetics. She has 9 year experience in humanitarian and development service to the poorest and marginalized, in urban formal and informal settlements, arid and semi-arid insecure/conflict areas (which experience drought, floods and loss of livelihoods, assisting communities to build resilience to cope with disaster shocks) through Health and Nutrition programmes. She has been working 6 years with Save the Children International –Kenya


Currently- Senior Project Officer- Nairobi Programmes

Save the Children Kenya

  • Managing E-Learning pilot project. Engaging Private Health Care Providers (PHCP) to improve Child Health services and save lives in Kibra informal settlement, Nairobi-Kenya. Use of the innovative digital platform MEDSINC to improve the quality of care provided by PHCPs
  • Managing Family Planning Capacity building project to identify and address social norms as a root cause of bias in reproductive health services provision among health facility staff in Kibra informal settlement, Nairobi.
  • Managing Pneumonia Project; Comprehensive pneumonia case management in urban informal settlements of Nairobi, Kenya. One of the most significant causes of child death in the country.


  • Supported the roll-out of the Kangaroo Mother Care programme Nairobi County to improve the care for premature and low birth weight infants in the county.
  • Participated in the development and adaptation of KMC information, education and communication materials, acknowledged by Ministry of Health-Kenya, and in the development of the Kangaroo Mother Care facilitators and trainees training manual in July 2018.