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Dr. Olando

Congratulations Dr. Yvonne Olando!

NACADA is pleased to announce that our Director Public Education, Advocacy, Rehabilitation and Regional Coordination, Yvonne Olando was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nairobi on 24th September 2021.

On behalf of the entire organisation, we congratulate Dr. Yvonne Olando for this milestone and look forward to her putting theory into practice as we strive to create a nation free from alcohol and drug abuse.

Dr. Olando, is a thought leader and has dedicated her passion and expertise to substance use management interventions and programs. She is a Clinical Psychologist and is a Certified International Addiction Professional (ICAP111).  In addition, she is a Tobacco Cessation Specialist (CTTS-MAYO, USA), a Global Drug Demand Reduction Trainer (UNODC) and a Global Master Trainer, Universal Treatment Curriculum (Colombo Plan). She is a World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders Fellow.

“Congratulations on successfully completing your PHD from the entire staff at NACADA. You have earned every single moment of this praise and sure it is very inspiring indeed,” Mr. Victor Okioma, Chief Executive Officer, NACADA

“Best wishes for this important milestone in your life and career. May there be many more to come. Welcome to the club,” Prof. Mabel Imbuga, Chairperson, NACADA Board