Dr. Namwinga Chintu

Dr. Namwinga Chintu

Treasurer

Dr Namwinga Chintu a pediatrician by training is the Executive Director of Population Services International’s local affiliate Society for Family Health. Prior to joining SFH, Dr Chintu was the Deputy Director at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia where she was responsible for strategic leadership and of a large NGO involved in research and health care delivery. She received her medical degree from the University of Zambia and later specialized in Pediatrics and Child Health. As a Beit Fellow, she received her second Maters degree in Tropical Pediatrics from the University of Liverpool.

She has served as Associate Professor under the Department of Paediatrics University of Alabama at Birmingham. As a program technical lead she was responsible for overseeing the support of a large prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) program whose impact and research findings helped to influence and inform policy and practice in Zambia. She actively participates in research around HIV in relation to maternal and child health, HIV prevention and primary care.

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