Rose Joseph

2023 Fellow from Namibia

Rosalia Joseph has more than five years of experience in medical entomology. Currently, Rosalia is the women in vector control regional coordinator for Central and Southern Africa at the Pan-African Mosquito Control Association, where she facilitates activities on gender inclusivity and equity, the enhancement of collaborations and partnerships, and capacity-building of women to combat vector-borne diseases and to ascend to leadership roles. Moreover, Rosalia is a malaria youth champion who advocates for youth inclusivity in the elimination of malaria and the universal coverage of core malaria control interventions in affected areas. Rosalia has a master's degree in Medical Entomology and a bachelor's degree in Environmental Biology from the University of Namibia, and she is pursuing a master's degree in Public Health Management from UNICAF University. Rosalia is committed to contributing to the elimination of malaria in Africa and ensuring that women and young people are empowered to combat malaria and other vector-borne diseases in Africa. After completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Rosalia plans to contribute to effective and novel interventions against malaria transmission and to continue to advocate for Aspiration 6 of Agenda 2063.

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