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Eric Wakaria

Supply Chain Advisor

Eric Wakaria is an accomplished Health Systems Strengthening Specialist with over ten years of experience working within diverse public health and research settings in areas of laboratory quality systems management, supply chain management, accreditation and certification, document development, strategic planning and experiential training.
Prior to joining the inSupply project implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., Mr.Wakaria held various roles and positions in Kenya and South Sudan in strengthening the laboratory system to support HIV, Tuberculosis, Malaria, and other priority diseases. He is one of the few in the world to have achieved the master trainer level of the Strengthening Laboratory Management Towards Accreditation (SLMTA) program, a stepwise quality improvement approach to help laboratories in resource limited settings achieve accreditation. He led the successful implementation of this program in the Kenya National Blood Transfusion facilities.
He has offered technical support to various countries in the quantification of health commodities. He championed the implementation of a mhealth tool coupled with user friendly dashboard and quality improvement teams in community health program in Siaya county resulting in an efficient and effective supply chain.
Mr. Wakaria holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biomedical Science and Technology from Egerton University and a Master’s of Science degree in Health System Management from Kenya Methodist University.

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