09/11/2023 2:30 pm @ Auditorium
Azeeza Rangunwala is a Medical Scientist (M.Med.Sc Medical Virology) working at the nexus of climate change and health in the environmental justice space. She is currently the Africa Regional Coordinator of the Global Green Healthy Hospitals programme. As a senior campaign manager at groundWork, the African strategic partner of Health Care Without Harm, she works to transform the health sector towards decarbonized and climate resilient healthcare. With a postgraduate qualification in public management, her previous role was as Assistant Director; Research, Policy and Capacity Building at Gauteng Department of Health, where key areas were research, policy formulation and managing projects that are in line with Sustainable Development Goals. Additional work experience includes National Institute for Communicable Diseases (Project Coordinator and Scientist) and the University of Pretoria (Project Scientist). She is also a Global Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity.