Dr. Rosemary Kumwenda

Member of PPPHealth4All Advisory Board

Dr. Rosemary Kumwenda is originally from Zambia. She is Regional Team Leader, HIV, Health and Development Coordinator, UN iIATT on Sustainable Procurement in the Health Sector, based in Instanbul Regional Hub for Europe and Central Asia.

She has  over 15 years of work experience in UNDP at country and regional levels working on Health and HIV. She spent eleven years as Assistant Resident Representative Poverty, HIV&AIDS Advisor in Zambia. Also served in UNDP Malawi Country Office as HIV and AIDS policy Advisor to the Government of Malawi. She led the UN Joint teams on focus areas related to UNDP’s comparative advantage including HIV and the Law, Key populations, HIV and Gender mainstreaming in development plans and strategies. In 2014 she joined the HHD team at the UNDP RSCA as Senior Policy Advisor for Sustainable Responses HIV, Health and Development.
She has a Master’s degree in Public Health from the London school of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LHTM). She is also  a Medical Doctor trained at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca in Romania. Was a medical practitioner for 10 years in both clinical care and rose to the rank of City of Lusaka Director of Health before joining UNDP. Speaks Nyanja, Chewa, Tumbuka, English, Romanian and French.

Disclaimer:

Dr Rosemary Kumwenda acts as an individial and does not represent UNDP in her role of the Member of the Advisory Board.