Doctor Kudakwashe Chani

Country Director/ TB Technical Director


Dr Kudakwashe Chani is a General Practitioner with training in public health. A holder of MBChB, MPH and MBA degrees, Dr Chani has nearly 20 years of experience spanning clinical, program design, implementation and evaluation. He has great passion and experience in communicable diseases, maternal and child health and health system strengthening. Dr Chani has worked in Africa and Australia/ Pacific on projects funded by USAID, GFATM, EU, SLF and now Ausaid/ DFAT. He strongly believes in building local capacity for sustainable responses.


  • 2017—Present: Field Team Leader (RID-TB, PNG)
  • 2014–2016: Deputy Chief of Party/ Clinical Director (Society for Family Health, Namibia)
  • 2013—2014: Country Director (Catholic AIDS Action, Namibia)
  • 2009—2013: Technical Director, HIV/TB/MNCH (IntraHealth International)
  • 2007—2009: Chief Medical Officer/ Program Manager (Catholic Health Services, Namibia)
  • 2005—2007: Infectious Disease Medical Officer (Ministry of Health and Social Services, Namibia)
  • 1997—2004: Medical Officer (Zimbabwe and Namibia)

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