A Technical Adviser and Health & Palliative Care Specialist with over 30 years of experience in palliative care. Currently, an Executive Director with Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Zimbabwe, a national body that promotes palliative care and supports palliative care providers in Zimbabwe. The position provides overall direction, leadership, organizational management, donor and financial oversight including participating in national, regional and international fora influencing palliative care landscape. A member of the core team that has supported Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care to develop a comprehensive framework for integrating palliative care into the whole health delivery system, including into the pre-service training curricula of key health workers.
For two years, has worked and built capacity of the legal fraternity to provide pro bono legal services to patients and families facing life threatening illnesses and empowering patients, families and communities on their rights. The work has seen families being assisted to access justice and creating awareness within communities and forming strong partnerships with Legal Aid Directorate, an arm of Ministry of Justice, law firms, Ministry of Health and palliative care organisations.