Co- Founder & CEO of Baobab Circle


Dr Precious Lunga is the CEO and Co-Founder of Baobab Circle. Baobab Circle has deployed the award-winning mobile health platform Afya Pap across East Africa. The platform delivers personalised management of chronic health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension across Africa directly to mobile phones.

She was previously at Econet Wireless where she established Econet Health, launching several services including the HealthTips platform which acquired more than 750,000 paying users. Prior to joining Econet she was Strategic Advisor to the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.  

Precious has worked as an epidemiologist across Africa and at UNAIDS Geneva. She sits on the boards of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Malaria Consortium. Precious has a PhD in Neuroscience from Cambridge University and is a Yale World Fellow.