Judy Khanyola

Judy Khanyola is a registered nurse and midwife and nursing leader in Africa. She currently serves as chair of the Center for Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda. With more than 25 years of experience in clinical nursing and education programs, Judy aims to transform nursing and midwifery education and leadership. She is secretary of AFREhealth, the convening body for health education and research in Africa and a board member of AfriPEN, the Africa interprofessional collaborative. She is also on the advisory council of Africa’s primary healthcare initiative, AfroPHC. She has worked with health ministries across Africa, led HIV programs, and provided technical support to NGOs. She is academic editor for PLOS One Global Health. Judy was the 2019 recipient of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Global HIV award. Judy earned a Master of Advancing Health Care Practices from the University of Manchester and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Eastern Africa.