Kopano Matlwa Mabaso

Dr. Kopano Mabaso is a South African medical doctor currently undertaking a DPhil (PhD) in Population Health at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Kopano’s research interests lie in health policy and systems research, particularly with regards to strengthening of health systems in reform. She is the founder & Co-Director of Transitions Foundation …

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Samuel Kargbo

Dr. Samuel Kargbo is the director of Health Systems, Policy, Planning and Information in the in Ministry of Health & Sanitation of Sierra Leone. His present responsibility is to oversee the planning and monitoring the implementation of the post Ebola recovery strategy and building of a resilient health system. Prior to that, he oversaw the …

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Serufusa Sekidde

Serufusa is the recipient of a 6-year full scholarship awarded by the Ugandan government to study clinical medicine with Mandarin Chinese as language of instruction. He is the Co-founder and Director of Seruphine a media production company keen to make African media content that is relevant to local realities. He was selected as Young Leader …

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Jeff Misomali

Jeffrey Misomali spent his youth in the shadow of Africa’s AIDS epidemic, and now he is helping to mount Africa’s counter-attack. A citizen of Malawi, Misomali saw friends and family members succumb to the HIV-related illness that once appeared untreatable. The advent of widespread use of anti-retroviral drugs has started to change the equation – …

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Ola Orekunrin

Ola Orekunrin is a medical doctor, helicopter pilot and managing director of the Flying Doctors Nigeria Ltd, West Africa's first air ambulance service and a crucial link for critically injured people who, like many across the continent, are far away from hospital care. Along the way, Orekunrin has become a passionate advocate for finding African …

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