Joseph Jatta is a nurse and public health expert in The Gambia. He currently serves as a senior research officer at the Directorate of Health Research in The Gambia’s Ministry of Health. He is focused on community service, health care advocacy, and health equity. He is a strong advocate for women’s reproductive health rights. Over his decade in the health care field, Joseph has also co-founded and led Grace Home-Based Care and acted as country director of the Slum to Rural Health Initiative. He is an alumnus of the Young African Leaders’ Initiative, where he trained in public policy and management. Joseph earned a Master of Reproductive Health from PAULESI-Pan African University Institute of Life and Earth Sciences and a bachelor’s degree from the University of the Gambia.