LSTM’s Trustee, Professor Nyovani Madise, has been appointed to a United Nations SDG panel

News article 26 Oct 2020

Professor Madise, who is the Director of Research and Development Policy and Head of the Malawi Office of the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), is one of 15 eminent global scientists who have been asked to draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR). The report will inform the follow-up and review of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Appointed as a Trustee to LSTM in 2019, Professor Madise has over 100 peer reviewed publications on the social determinants of health in specific areas of maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, adolescent sexual and reproduction health, food security and nutritional status.

LSTM’s Director, Professor David Lalloo, said: “I want to add our warm congratulations to Nyovani on being appointed to this panel. Anyone who has worked with her will know that she brings with her a wealth of experience as a leader and as a champion of research and evidence for the improvement of people’s lives.”