I understand health equity as the ability for individuals to access health care services regardless of race, gender, social standing, political affiliation, sexual orientation and but not limited to economic ability.
Chipasha Mwansa was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. She has over eight years of experience in the field of human and child rights, gender, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and HIV advocacy. Chipasha has a bachelor’s degree in adult education from the University of Zambia. She combined her studies with her advocacy work and worked at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) under the Program for Awareness and Elimination of Diarrhea as a research assistant at baseline and team leader. Prior to joining GHC, she worked with Population Council Zambia as a mentor observer under the Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program. In addition to watching movies, traveling, cooking and writing, in her free time, Chipasha loves to read novels and is a proud Jeffery Archer fan.