The World Well being Group (WHO) Malawi Nation Workplace has a brand new consultant, Dr Neema Rusibamayila Kimambo. The brand new WHO nation consultant has formally assumed duties in Malawi on 1 June 2022 with the presentation of her letters of fee to the Minister of International Affairs, Honorable Nancy Tembo. The presentation happened on the Ministry of International Affairs headquarters in Lilongwe.
Dr Kimambo mentioned she is delighted to serve in Malawi and contribute in direction of serving to all individuals attain the best attainable degree of well being. “I’m coming in at a time when the nation is experiencing illness outbreaks and well being emergencies which have impacted the well being system in Malawi. With the dedication from the nation, regional and international WHO management, WHO reaffirms its dedication to make sure there may be continuity of well being companies and that we construct again stronger and resilient well being programs collectively.”
The Minister of International Affairs Nancy Tembo acknowledged the essential function that WHO is taking part in in Malawi in offering technical and coverage management in well being issues. She underscored on the help that WHO is offering to Malawi in managing the COVID-19 pandemic, floods, and the polio and cholera outbreaks. “We worth the World Well being Group for all the time supporting Malawi and dealing in keeping with our nation’s priorities in addition to SDGs.”
Dr Neema Rusibamayila Kimambo is a senior public well being specialist and pediatrician with 25 years of wonderful achievements each in Tanzania and internationally. She is a graduate of Medication and Grasp of Medication Diploma in Pediatrics and Baby Well being from College of Dar-es-salaam and has a Grasp’s in Public Well being from the College of London, Faculty of Hygiene and Tropical Medication.
In 2018, Dr Kimambo joined the WHO Regional Workplace for Africa (WHO/AFRO) in Congo, Brazzaville, as a medical officer Baby and Adolescent well being a place she held as much as her appointment as WHO consultant for Malawi. At AFRO, she offered technical management and steering to Member States in Africa in baby well being programming together with, high quality of care and toddler and younger baby feeding. She additionally contributed to improvement of the Technique to Cut back the double burden of Malnutrition within the African Area 2019-2025. Dr Kimambo additionally served because the performing WHO Consultant for Ghana between November 2019 to February 2021 the place she offered strategic management for efficient implementation and supply of the WHO Nation Technique for Ghana.
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