Mwelwa Chasaya




Tresor Nkurunziza

Placement Country: Zambia
Title: Public Health Analyst
Partner: Zambia National Public Health Institute
Health equity is every child, man and women, regardless of racial status, having the ability to attain their full health potential by removing economic and social barriers.

Mwelwa hails from Kitwe, Zambia. She is a biomedical scientist and an ardent advocate for HIV prevention in adolescents. Prior to joining GHC, Mwelwa worked as a part-time Healthcare Assistant in Perth, Australia. Following her studies, she moved back to Zambia to work as a Biomedical Scientist and Quality Officer at the Ndola Teaching Hospital where she received the award for “Most Innovative Head of Section” before moving on to work with the Population Council as a Quality Improvement Officer. In her free time, Mwelwa is a huge fan of soccer and enjoys playing video games.