Dr Kwame Shanaube
Dr Kwame Shanaube, BSc, MBChB, MPH, PhD, is Deputy Director of Research (Quantitative) at Zambart, a multidisciplinary research organisation that conducts a range of studies including clinical trials, epidemiological studies and laboratory-based diagnostic studies. She is a clinician with a master’s degree in public health and a PhD in TB clinical epidemiology. She is also currently serving as an honorary lecturer at the University of Zambia’s School Of Public Health. Her research interests cover a wide range of disciplines, including TB/HIV epidemiology, community-based cluster randomised trials, operational research through evaluation of field diagnostics and adolescent health. Over the past 17 years, she has been involved in a number of studies reflecting these areas.
She is also the country’s Principal Investigator for a large international TB consortium (the TREATS Project) and the overall Principal Investigator for the TREATS-COVID study, both funded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). She has managed many large studies, one of which was the HPTN 071/PopART, the largest cluster-randomised HIV prevention trial.