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Dr. Mwai MAKOKA

From: World Council of Churches, Geneva

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Mwai Makoka is Programme Executive for Health and Healing at the World Council of Churches in Geneva since 2016.

He received medical training from the University of Malawi (2002) and post-doctoral training in medical and public health microbiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. Besides clinical work, he has been in academia and research, and in health programmes. He was previously head of the Christian Health Association of Malawi.

In his current role, Dr Makoka supports health ministries of WCC member churches. He has recently authored 2 books on Health-Promoting Churches, Vol I: Reflections on Health and Healing for Churches on Commemorative World Health Days, and Vol II: A Handbook to accompany churches in establishing and running sustainable health promotion ministries.

He serves as liaison with WHO and serves on boards of several Christian health organisations and on several WHO working groups.

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