A Canadian Citizen/South Africa Permanent Resident with over 15 years of international development experience in over 20 countries within NGO, corporate and academia.
I currently work in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). My areas of interest are global health security, disease surveillance and the application of evidence-informed decision making (EIDM).
I have significant leadership and management expertise and although predominantly working in public health, I have also engaged in social empowerment, water and sanitation and education programmes to build a well-rounded international development portfolio.
-Business development/Proposal writing
-Stakeholder/Key Account Management
-Strategic Planning/Programme Design
-Executive/Steering Committee Management
-Country and Regional Programme Management
Public Health Areas of Experience:
Demography, community profiles, population growth planning
Epidemiology, disease surveillance, burden of disease
Strategic health planning/information
Monitoring, evaluation and reporting
Biostatistical analysis using EpiData and STATA
Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
Baseline health survey
GIS mapping for public health service planning
Health systems technical assistance
Health discipline specific patient load profiling
Organisational development, capacity building
Health Area Experience:
Communicable diseases – HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, syphilis
Non-communicable diseases – diabetes, cardiovascular disease, malnutrition
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Women's health – cervical/breast cancer, antenatal/postnatal, rape/sexual assault, family planning
Neurological diseases – multiple sclerosis
Vector-borne and parasitic diseases – malaria, schistosomiasis (bilharzia)
Environmental determinants of disease – heavy metals (lead, mercury, arsenic), bacterial coliforms
Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea-Conakry*, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Republic of Congo*, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Sweden*, Tanzania*, Uganda, United Kingdom, USA, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
*Country experience which was programme- or research-based and not in-country.