Dr. Mamka Anyona
7:00 - 7:30pm
Policies for Improving Mental Health and NCD Outcomes in Global Health
About Dr. Anyona
Dr. Mamka Anyona is the Policy and Strategy Lead for the UN Multi Partner Trust Fund for Noncommunicable Diseases & Mental Health. She is a global health professional who has lived and worked on nearly every continent and has gained broad organizational experience across government, academia, philanthropic organizations, and UN agencies.
Her career has focused on mitigating the growing burden of chronic diseases in the Global South.
She has also worked, researched and written about the dynamics of international relations and global governance through the evolution of the field of global health. She has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and has also authored opinion pieces on leading publications such as Devex, Al Jazeera and The Guardian on the subject.
Mamka hails from Kenya, where she trained and practiced as a clinician. Mamka has a master's degree from the University of Copenhagen, and a Doctor of Public Health degree from Harvard University