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James Mulwanda Simfukwe

James

Co-fellow

Parysa

Parysa Oskouipour

Placement Country: Zambia
Title: Health Informatics Officer
Partner: Akros
Health equity means, regardless of where you are or what status you carry, your life is as important as the life of the one next to you, hence the right to be treated equally.

James Mulwanda Simfukwe hails from Lusaka, Zambia. Since graduating high school, James has had the opportunity to work in a variety of communities, which allowed him to realize his passion for achieving equity in rural communities. He worked as a volunteer for the non-profit Restless Development, where he was responsible for raising awareness on HIV/AIDS and financial literacy in rural communities. Most recently, James worked as a software developer at ZCOM Systems Limited, where he was responsible for developing Android applications and web design. In his free time, James enjoys playing video games, sports, traveling, and reading. He received a Bachelor of Science from Tambov State Technical University in Russia.