Dr. Thandile Nkosi-Gondwe
Dr. Thandile Nkosi-Gondwe is a Research Associate at the Training and Research Unit of Excellence (TRUE). She graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBBS) from the University Of Malawi, College Of Medicine in 2010 and joined TRUE as a sub-investigator and research physician in 2012. Over the years, she has led a research team in several clinical studies investigating malaria interventions among pregnant women and children in Malawi. She is currently a PhD student at the Center for International Health, University of Bergen in Norway. Thandile’s PhD research focuses on delivery of malaria chemoprevention to children who are recovering from severe malarial anemia. Her main research interests focus on investigating effective, feasible and acceptable interventions for combating infectious diseases, particularly malaria among high-risk populations such as children aged less than five years. Among other things, Thandile is a devoted wife, a mother to two beautiful children and is passionate about providing mentorship to young female scientific researchers.