Category Past Fellows

Adero Godfrey Ooko

Name: Adero Godfrey OokoCountry: KenyaJob and qualifications: Research Specialist, APHRC. MSc. Epidemiology and Biostatistics. MSc. Summary: He is passionate about adolescent HIV due to experience gained from being involved in a study in Kenya for 15 – 21 year olds.…

Armando Blondel Djiyou Djeuda

Name: Armando Blondel Djiyou DjeudaCountry: CameroonJob and qualifications: StudyCoordinator EvvA project (ANRS 12406), Laquintinie Hospital in Douala. ARTS/IRD PhD fellow in virology, The University of Douala, Cameroon.Summary: Has two Master’s degrees, one in public health biotechnology focusing on the application…

Rachel Mbuyamba

Name: Rachel MbuyambaCountry: Democratic Republic of Congo (SA based)Job and qualifications: Researcher, Stellenbosch University, MPhil in Health Systems and Public HealthSummary: Rachel is interested in the management of infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS and TB by doing research that will…

Talent Moyo

Name: Talent MoyoCountry: ZimbabweJob and qualifications: Project Coordinator at WHO: Adolescent SRH/ VMMC Linkages Project for Zimbabwe. Master’s in Public Health and Masters in Business Administration Summary: Talent recently completed  her second masters and plans to begin her PhD in…

Samantha Chareka

Name: Samantha CharekaCountry: ZimbabweJob and qualifications: Junior Researcher, Master of Social Science in Health Research Ethics, PhD Psychology candidate.Summary: Samantha has experience in conducting field research, leading high-impact studies, and delivering significant projects within community health. She has a background…

Lerato Makhele

Name: Lerato MakheleCountry: South AfricaJob and qualifications: Senior Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at Department of Health: Free State Psychiatric Complex and UFS. MSc Clinical psychology and PhD in PsychologySummary: She has recently completed her PhD in HIV counselling within the…

Taurai Ndemere

Name: Taurai NdemereCountry: ZimbabweJob and qualifications: Social Worker, Master of Public Health specializing in Social and Behavioural SciencesSummary: Taurai is a Public Health Social Worker with more than 5 years experience implementing USAID GBV and UNHCR social assistance and livelihood…

Tariro Chawana

Name: Tariro ChawanaCountry: ZimbabweJob and qualifications: Sub-Investigator, University of Zimbabwe Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZ-CTRC). MBChB, MSc, DPhil.Summary: Completed her DPhil Clinical Pharmacology in 2018 and wants to become an independent researcher. The title of her thesis is “Aetiology of…

Sibusiso Ndlovu

Name: Sibusiso NdlovuCountry: ZimbabweJob and qualifications: Public Health Lead: Health Promotion at MSF Tshwane, MPH and Master’s in Social DevelopmentSummary: Sibusiso has experience coordinating project tasks and deliverables within International NGOs, engaging stakeholders, participating in data collection and analysis, preparing…

Rebecca Nzawa-Soko

Name: Rebecca Hendrine Nzawa-SokoCountry: MalawiJob and qualifications: Research Assistant for the Public Health Research Group at Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust Research Program (MLW), Master of Science in EpidemiologySummary: Rebecca plans on conducting research in adolescents with TB and HIV as…