Program Analyst, currently working in Mozambique
Yara Cumbi grew up in post-colonial Mozambique and quickly decided she wanted to contribute to improving things for her country. As such, she has spent her career focusing on improving access to health and health services around the world. She is committed to addressing gaps in the health care system by finding lasting public health solutions with beneficiaries in mind and utilizing data for support. She has worked across an array of public health projects including establishing a comprehensive approach to care for survivors of gender-based violence, evaluating Mozambique’s national tuberculosis program, HIV/AIDS, primary healthcare, human resources for health, supply chains for medical commodities, and more. Yara holds an MSc from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an MA from the University of Chicago, where she was an Obama Foundation Scholar.
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