Dr. Sharon Kapambwe is the current Assistant Director Cancer Control at the Ministry of Health in Zambia. Prior to joining the Ministry of Health Dr. Kapambwe worked as Director, cervical cancer prevention program for a local NGO Centre for Infectious Disease Control (CIDRZ) .
She is a global public health leader, clinician and researcher notable for leading the development and implementation of the national population-based cervical cancer screening and prevention program in Zambia. Extensive experience with policy formulation, strategic planning and forming and managing effective cross-sector partnerships. Highly reputable technical advisor to senior-level government officials and international organizations. Expert in resource mobilization to support women’s health and non-communicable disease (NCD) programs.
She is also the President for the Medical Women’s Association of Zambia (MWAZ). MWAZ has a membership of over 500 female doctors.