Secretary General

Dr. Davji Bhimji Atellah

Dr. Davji Atellah is the current secretary general of the Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPDU), the premier doctor’s union in Kenya that aims to unite, represent and protect doctors of all cadres and qualifications. He is also a clinical pharmacist and a medical law and ethics expert.

Dr. Atellah has been a vocal and influential leader in the health sector, advocating for the rights and welfare of doctors and other health workers in Kenya. He has led several strikes, demonstrations and negotiations with the government and other stakeholders to address the issues of salary delays, promotions, transfers, working conditions, personal protective equipment, insurance, compensation for doctors, among other issues.

Dr. Atellah is passionate about improving the quality and accessibility of health care in Kenya. He has participated in various health policy formulation, implementation and evaluation processes to ensure that the health sector is responsive to the needs and challenges of Kenyans. He has also been involved in various research projects, publications and trainings on clinical pharmacology, medical law and ethics.

Dr. Atellah is based in Nairobi, Kenya, where he works at the KMPDU headquarters located at 5th Avenue, Ngong Rd. He can be reached at or +254713344048. You can also follow him on his social media platforms where he shares his insights and opinions on health-related matters.

Dr. Atellah is a visionary and inspirational leader who is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of doctors and patients in Kenya. He is a role model for many young doctors who aspire to follow his footsteps.

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