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Ruth M'kala

Alum, Global Health Corps


With a strong passion for social justice and health equity, Ruth has spent most of her early career so far working on issues surrounding sexual and reproductive health. Utilizing her skills in Strategy Development, Social Marketing, Media, Advocacy and Public Relations, she is an experienced Communications professional with a demonstrated history of working in Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) and served as a 2015-2016 Global Health Corps Fellow. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) focused in Media Studies and Political Science with a Public Relations specialty from the University of Namibia. She is currently a Social Marketing Regional Coordinator for a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded project called USAID District Coverage Health (USAID DISCOVER-H) under the Palladium Group in Zambia. Prior to joining the Palladium Group, she worked as a Communication Specialist for Society for Family Health Zambia. Through her work, she builds relationships that advance and benefit the principles of justice as fairness and her personal motto of ‘healing the world through communications’.