Dr. Mwenya Kasonde

Assistant Director Global Health, Ministry of Health Zambia

Dr. Mwenya Kasonde

Assistant Director Global Health, Ministry of Health Zambia

Biography

Dr Mwenya Kasonde is currently Assistant Director for Global Health at the Ministry of Health in Zambia. She oversees healthcare partnerships and coordinates diplomatic health attaches abroad. She studied at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. She also holds a diploma in Health Economics from University College Dublin. She is passionate about economic empowerment, global health advocacy and poverty alleviation.