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Amanda is a global health advocate in the East and Southern African region at Wemos. She focuses on human resources for health, finance for health, and intersectional sexual reproductive health and rights. She has over 13 years of experience influencing national governments in Africa, global health institutes, and donors; holding them accountable and calling to prioritize investments in health.
Prior to joining Wemos, she was part of the Health Politics team of Médecins Sans Frontières as HIV advocacy coordinator in charge of the African region. In this position, she coordinated and led multi-country advocacy work supporting the organization to influence the global HIV agenda. She also has worked on short advocacy assignments for the MSF Access Campaign on access to tuberculosis diagnostics and tools as well as scale-up and implementation of latest science.
She has a background in international relations and political science at universities in Zimbabwe and South Africa, and is studying global health policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.