Ezra Anecho

Young Leaders Program working group: Cancer Primary title/position: Research Administrator Country of origin: Uganda Country of residence: Uganda Areas of expertise: Research, Statistics, Resource mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, Economics and Advocacy Languages spoken: English  LinkedIn: Ezra Anecho Twitter: @royezrah Ezra Ancheo is a Ugandan by nationality working with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) as a research administrator/Grants Manager. He has […]

Elin Bergstrøm

Young Leaders Program working group: Obesity Primary title/position: Consultant  Institution: Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response Country of origin: Norway  Country of residence: Sweden Areas of expertise: Systems thinking, food systems, food/health/sustainability nexus, co-creation processes Languages spoken: Norwegian, English LinkedIn: Elin Bergstrøm Publications: https://eatforum.org/content/uploads/2020/09/EAT-UNICEF-Meeting-Report1.pdf Elin Bergstrøm is an interdisciplinary systems thinker with a passion for sustainable systems change, and with […]

Anita Bulindi

Young Leaders Program working group: People Living With NCDs (PLWNCDs) Country of origin: Tanzania  Country of residence: Tanzania Areas of expertise: Communication / Health Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish Twitter: @nitas_jb Anita Bulindi is a 26-year-old Tanzanian Youth, living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for 22 years, since she was diagnosed at the age of four years. She has […]

Shakira Choonara

Young Leaders Program working group: People Living With NCDs (PLWNCDs) Primary title/position: Independent Public Health Practitioner & AMREF AHAIC Commissioner for Universal Health Coverage in Africa  Country of origin: South Africa  Country of residence: South Africa  Areas of expertise: Public Health, Universal Health Coverage, Sexual &  Reproductive Health, Nonfommunocable Diseases Languages spoken: English, French (Basic) LinkedIn: Shakira Choonara Twitter: @ChoonaraShakira […]

Pierre Cooke

Young Leaders Program working group: Mental Health Primary title/position: Student/Technical Advisor Institution: Healthy Caribbean Coalition/University of the West Indies Country of origin: Guyana   Country of residence: Barbados Areas of expertise: Law, Youth Engagement, Youth Leadership Languages spoken:  English LinkedIn: Pierre Cooke Twitter: @pierrekcookejnr Facebook: Pierre Cooke Instagram: Pierre Cooke Pierre is a second-year law student at the University of the West […]

Apoorva Gomber

NCD Child Young Leader Apoorva Gomber

Young Leaders Program working group: People Living With NCDs (PLWNCDs) Primary title/position: MBBS, MD, MPH Candidate  Institution: Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health  Country origin: India  Country residence: India  Areas of expertise: Type 1 Diabetes  Languages spoken: English, Hindi  LinkedIn: Apoorva Gomber Twitter: @ApoorvaGomber Dr. Apoorva Gomber, MBBS, MD is currently pursuing her MPH in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard T.H Chan School […]

Haneen Hajeer

Young Leaders Program working group: Cancer Primary title/position: Final year student, Nursing Institution: Royal Health Awareness Society Country of origin: Jordan Country of residence: Jordan/UAE Areas of expertise: Mental health, sexual and reproductive health, COVID-19 Languages spoken: English, Arabic Haneen Hajeer is a 27-year old passionate nurse that is mostly concerned with the mental health of youth and children. Volunteer work has […]

Bruno Helman

Young Leaders Program working group: Mental Health Primary title/position: Founder and President / OVOV Global Advisory Committee/YLD Institution: Running for Diabetes (Correndo pelo Diabetes) / NCD Alliance / IDF Country of origin: Brazil Country of residence: Brazil Areas of expertise: NCDs, Diabetes, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Youth Advocacy, Meaningful Engagement of People Living with NCDs Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish LinkedIn: Bruno […]

Louise Johansson

Young Leaders Program working group: Tobacco Primary title/position: Program Manager & Education Specialist  Institution: My Period Is Awesome & A Non Smoking Generation Country of origin: Sweden   Country of residence: Sweden Areas of expertise: Tobacco Prevention and Control, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Digital Communication, Youth Engagement. Academic background: Global Development, International Relations and Global Health Languages spoken: Swedish, English LinkedIn: Louise […]