Articles by Shakira Choonara

EV 2014; PhD Fellow Centre for health Policy, University of the Witwatersrand, SA

Learning the Art of Research Communication #ev4gh16!

Posted in articles by on November 13, 2016

October 2016 marks exactly two years since I was selected onto the exciting Emerging Voices (EV) for Global Health Programme. Ever since, it has been a phenomenal experience which has provided a much needed space for younger researchers and to propel their voices in the field of health systems and … Read more »

AIDS2016 and Melania Trump Stealing more than Just a Speech!

Posted in articles by on July 22, 2016

No discussion on HIV/AIDS can be complete without the nitty-gritties of target 3.3 (by 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases) of Sustainable Development Goal 3 which ensures healthy lives and promotes well-being for all ages, … Read more »

Youth! Cinema! Lectures! Women Deliver 2016 – a roller coaster ride to the health and well-being of women and children in the era of the SDGs!

Posted in articles by on May 20, 2016

Going through information on the previous editions of Women Deliver, I recall being awestruck by the list of speakers, number of female participants and the types of issues discussed; I must say the #WD2016 conference has lived up to my expectations. Women Deliver began in 2007 as a global conference to address … Read more »