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Cynthia Wangamati

Senior lecturer, University of Oslo

Cynthia Khamala Wangamati is an analytical and detailed-oriented researcher with a PhD in Public Health and an M.Phil. Degree in International Community Health complemented by significant experience in researching universal health coverage, child protection and rights, gender, sexual and gender-based violence, and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has been successful in managing a wide range of community projects while improving the skills of health professionals and community members. Pro-active team player with strong communication skills, focused on building relationships and has the ability to influence top management.

She has demonstrated expertise in Research Methodology, Global Heath, Epidemiology, Statistics, Universal Health Coverage, Child Rights & Protection, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights & Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Community Health, Strategic Management, and Public Health. In addition, she has published five scientific articles on sexual and gender based violence and two opinion articles in popular media. She is also fluent in English and Swahili, Basic level in Norwegian.


  • –present
    Doctoral Research Fellow, Medicine & Global Health, University of Oslo