ABALA MICHAEL WANGA holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the prestigious Strathmore University (SBS- Strathmore Business School), He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB), Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology from Kenya Medical Training Centre, Nairobi Kenya and is a beneficiary of Pan African EMBA IESE, Lagos and Strathmore Business School. He has worked in the Ministry of Health in different positions, during his time in the Health Sector; he was very instrumental in drafting the Health Bill and the Draft Kenya Health Policy.
Currently he is among the Lead Consultants for NHIF on implementation of Universal Healthcare, a Task Force Committee Member on Brand Kakamega. Most recently: Technical Resource person in spearheading the Homa Bay and Taita Taveta County Health Services Law Making Process, Technical Resource person for Council of Governors on Devolution of Healthcare, Technical Resource Person at Kenbright Health care Insurance Brokers, Technical Resource Personal at Africa Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) 2013 to 2014.
During his stint at the civil society, in 2008 upon graduating from Law School he presented a paper at a Technical Workshop of a commission headed by former South African Constitutional Court Judge Johan Kriegler, which recommended reforms to the electoral process in Kenya following the crisis after the 2007 presidential election.
Again in 2009 he participated in the presentations and drafting of Kenya’s new constitution as one of the team players of national and international experts who spearheaded the constitutional review process.During his tenure of interaction in the health sector, he participated in formulation of various policies including; World Health Organization malaria control programme- the roll back malaria initiative and control of other diseases, East African Community in fast tracking implementation of joint health policies and regulations, Pan African Global Movement for health aids social activities, formation of the regional and global Africa Society For Laboratory Medicine, negotiating the grant for EA Lab Network – World
Bank Project, guiding the Department For International Development( DFID UK) Malaria Project, Unicef – Malaria Project and CDC PEPFA Project. Further, he has also consulted widely as Technical Assistant for several organizations including;Technical Resource Person at African Leadership Institute (AFLI) and Executive Officer (E.O) KMLTTB, where he lead reforms in the legislative review and/or drafting of several policy guidelines and statutes such as medical laboratory equipment and reagents validation rules.