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Dr Yumna Moosa holds a MBChB degree from the University of Cape Town, and a master’s degree in virology and bioinformatics from UKZN. She is a vocal advocate for fair working conditions for junior healthcare workers. She studied pure mathematics during her medical internship, and completed her part-time Masters degree during her community service, pregnancy and first year of parenthood. In order to integrate her various skills and experiences she has embarked on a PhD programme to harness advanced computational techniques to address questions that affect the health of vulnerable people. Her current research at AHRI involves integrating clinical, genomic and spatial data to understand tuberculosis transmission. She also has a special interest in gender-based violence and women’s health.