Venus Mushininga

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Program Manager, NCDs, Ministry of Health and Childcare, Zimbabwe

A Public Health Practitioner, Pharmacist and Program Manager at the Department of Non-Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health and Child Care in Zimbabwe, with extensive experience in advocating for equity and better access to holistic quality health care including access to medicines and in developing policies to strengthen healthcare services in Zimbabwe and globally. She hold a Masters in Business and Administration and a Masters in Public Health.

Venus is currently the Lead Secretariat for the National COVID 19 Response and a Program Manager in the Non-Communicable Diseases Department of the Ministry of Health and Child Care, a Young Leader for the Union for international Cancer Control. She is currently coordinating the first National COVID 19 vaccination effectiveness study in Zimbabwe. She is a Board member and Board Secretary of the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy .She is the founding president of the Zimbabwe Society of Oncology Pharmacy. Venus is a member of the Women in Global Health and President of the Zimbabwe chapter. She is an active member of the Pandemic Preparedness Response working group. She has interests in health systems strengthening, policy, implementation research and data management.

Updated: November 2022