Ag. Chief Science Officer, Africa CDC
Shingai Machingaidze is an epidemiologist and public health specialist. She has developed and led public health and clinical research programs that build the capacity of Africa-based scientists and institutions in Africa. Her expertise includes strategic engagement, planning and support of large public health programmes; conducting and managing clinical trials and clinical research; managing research grants and finances; as well as managing strategic partnerships and engagements with national, regional and international agencies. She has published in leading scientific journals and is a member of several institutional, regional and global advisory boards. She is currently the Ag. Chief Science Officer for Africa CDC as well as the Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA) Secretariat Lead.