Ramonde Patientia

Name: Ramonde Patientia 
Country: South Africa
Mentor: Dr. Aoife Doyle
Summary: Ramonde Patientia is a medical doctor who has worked in the field of paediatrics and child health, community health and infectious disease. She has developed a deep interest in adolescent health. Ramonde is the founding member and investigator at a clinical research NPO (TASK Applied Science), working to develop novel medications and vaccines for respiratory infectious disease, especially MDR- and XDR- TB, for more than a decade. These studies were conducted mainly in resource-constrained community settings, including adolescents, pregnant mothers and infants.