Innocent Chansa

Innocent

Co-fellow

Adhikharhi

Adhikharhi Chimbi

Placement Country: Zambia
Title: Health Promotion Specialist
Partner: On Call Africa
Health equity for me means leaving no one behind, by ensuring that everyone despite their status in society or geographical location have equal and fair access to healthcare.

Innocent Chansa hails from Livingstone, Zambia. Prior to joining GHC, Innocent led research and fundraising efforts as a Research and Grants Lead at Contact Trust Youth Association, a youth NGO. His team won a research grant from the Grand Challenges Canada Options Initiative Portfolio to pilot an adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights school-based innovation. He also volunteered as a Young Leader and Researcher for the MasterCard Foundation and Restless Development Youth Think Tank. In addition, Innocent led a team at Chedic Associates that won funding to conduct research on in-school adolescent experiences with comprehensive sexuality education. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games (FIFA) and listening to music.