Beatrice Lydia Matanje

Medical Director, Partners In Health, Malawi

Dr. Beatrice Lydia Matanje is a Medical Director for Partners in Health. She is a Malawian physician and public health specialist with an M.Sc in Epidemiology and a PhD in Global Health Implementation from the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She has been a leader within the healthcare industry having led a District Health System and established a national NCD program as a National Program Manager at Malawi’s Ministry of Health. She is a Medical Director with experience integrating hypertension and cancer interventions into HIV programs.

Event Schedule

18 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
02:30 pm EEST 04:00 pm EEST Taking Stock Towards Building a More Equitable, Noncommunicable-Disease-Ready Health Care System
Room MH 3-2

Efforts to improve maternal and new-born health, demographic transitions, and changes in dietary and behavioural patterns around the world have seen non-communicable Read More

Maud Mwakasungula

Executive Director & Chair

Women’s Coalition Against Cancer; NCD Alliance Malawi

Josyula K. Lakshmi

Senior Research Fellow

The George Institute

Beatrice Lydia Matanje

Medical Director, Partners In Health, Malawi


Diana Vaca McGhie

Global Advocacy Portfolio Lead

Taskforce on Women & NCDs, American Heart Association


Magdalene Dorto

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda