Dr. Azua Wilfred is a medical doctor working with Reachout NGO, a non-governmental organization focused on reducing health inequities by providing healthcare services to vulnerable communities in Cameroon. He is also the founder of Valmartin Healthcare Foundation, which focuses on community approaches in healthcare to make health services more accessible for the community...
Rachel Watkins is the Senior Nursing Director of Medicine and Behavioral Health Services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a 912- bed hospital in Washington, DC. Her nursing experience includes Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner...
Policy Data & Epidemiological Analyst
New York, New York
Dr. Jose Alberto Plascencia Jimenez is a medical doctor from Guadalajara, Jalisco with experience leading the scientific response to the HIV prevention strategy in Jalisco, Mexico.
He received his medical degree from Universidad de Guadalajara, and furthered his knowledge at Hospital Civil de Guadalajara's HIV Unit, learning about health disparities and the profound impact of social and structural injustices...
Clinical Advisor for Healthcare Inequalities Improvement & Consultant in Infectious Diseases
Dr. Aoife Molloy is Senior Clinical Advisor for Healthcare Inequalities Improvement and a doctor in infectious diseases and general medicine. She works in national policy and in hospitals focusing on narrowing the gap in healthcare inequalities. She’s associate editor and social media lead at BMJ Leader, and is passionate about medical justice and equality in healthcare access, outcomes, and experience...
Jasmine Maringmei is a tribal youth belonging to the Rongmei Naga community from Manipur, Northeast India. She is a Policy Analyst currently working as a Health Systems and Policy Research Specialist at International Aids Vaccine Initiative under the Exemplars in Global Health Network which seeks to enhance better decisions in global health by understanding positive outliers, thereby informing policy and practice...
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Carol M. Manyele is a demographer breaking down barriers to sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and mental health (MH) care for adolescents and young people in Zambia. Carol is serving as a Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at Grassroot Soccer Zambia, where she provides MEL technical support to ensure quality assurance and generate evidence to inform its adolescent SRHR and MH programs...
Dr. Jan Aura Laurelle Llevado is the Chief of the Cancer Control and Mental Health Divisions in the Department of Health. She leads the Secretariat of the National Integrated Cancer Control Council and the Philippine Council for Mental Health.
Her career in public health started when she served as a doctor to the Barrio in a far-flung island municipality in the Philippines...
Nursing Lecturer Practitioner
Salima Khowaja is a nurse, an epidemiologist and public health specialist. She is working as a Nursing Lecture Practitioner at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre Lahore. Her work focuses on improving nursing education & health equity. She represents her organization as a nurse advocate for cancer prevention in the community and on advocacy platforms...
Economist & Program Manager
Mario Jimenez is a Senior Country Manager at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a Swiss-based public-private partnership at the forefront of increasing access to immunization in low-income countries. Currently, he leads the portfolio of investments in immunization and health systems strengthening in Mozambique, aiming to protect children from the suffering and disability associated with diseases such measles, cholera and polio...
Nyabony Gat is a Program Director for the Peer Leader Navigators Program at Alaska Literacy Program (ALP) focusing on health outreach, connection and navigating healthcare and social services. She supports individuals in building language skills at ALP, and collaboratively works on building integrated career pathways for limited English proficient populations and is entering the fourth year in co-leading an ESL focused pre-apprenticeship training in health care program...