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The HLPC is a health policy advocacy  organisation working with a  network of health law and policy experts - scientists, social scientists, medical practitioners, economists, legal practitioners, and public health experts working in and involved in the health care policy sector. The HLPC exist to facilitate a rights-based policy formulation, implementation and monitoring in Zimbabwe’s public health system. The HLPC seeks to work for the meaningful enjoyment of the right to health care (including reproductive health).

We work with  LGBTIQ groups, Sex workers and regional and international partners. We have a formal partnership with:

African Jurists and Judges Forum
Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team

The Administrator
Health Law and Policy Consortium
24 Jefferson Road
Logan Park, Hatfield
Tel +263 (0) 4 571184 , +263 (0) 4 571190, +263 (0) 772 146 247-9
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Nigel James is currently
enrolled in a dual title
PhD program in
Health Policy and
Demography at
Pennsylvania State
University- College of Health and Human Development.  Nigel James is a public health practitioner and health policy researcher. He has worked across the span of public health programming, healthcare management and health policy research for over ten years, covering both, governmental and non-governmental projects in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi. He holds Master of Public Health degree-with a specialty in Global Health (MPH- GH) from Thammasat University, Thailand and a post graduate certificate in Health Economics and Management from Universität della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland. He is also a Global Health Corp Fellow class of 2018, where he served as a Policy Associate for UNAIDS, Washington DC. His research interests lie in the nexus of health systems strengthening, health financing and disparities, particularly in the maternal and child health domain. He contributes his time as an  expert through  research and content production on health policy training.
Annabel Raw is a graduate
of Lund University, Sweden,
the University of
South Africa, the University
of the Witwatersrand,
and the University of Pretoria.
She has worked as a health rights lawyer conducting human rights advocacy and public interest litigation in collaboration with civil society, community-based organisations and lawyers in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Namibia, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Her experience in human rights law, research, advocacy and litigation include work in the areas of HIV, tuberculosis, prisoners' health and rights, sex workers' rights, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the rights of persons with psychosocial disabilities. She is particularly interested in the right to informed consent in healthcare settings and the human rights implications of coercive public health interventions. She is  waiting confirmation to be an advocate at the Johannesburg Bar, prior to which she ran the Health Rights Programme at the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and worked as a Law Clerk under the Honourable Jsutice Thembile Skweyiya at the South African Constitutional Court.
Fortunate Machingura is
a development policy and
management specialist,
an ethnographer with over
17 years’ extensive research
experience crossing the fields of global health, demography and social policy in Africa and the United Kingdom. She holds a PhD in Development Policy and Management, and an MSc in Population Studies. Her research interests currently focus on the intersections between Key-Populations and HIV/AIDS, health, violence, sexuality, poverty, risk, and vulnerability with a particular interest in behavioural cross-sectional and longitudinal qualitative studies, participatory research and randomised controlled trials in Zimbabwe, Malawi and South Africa. Fortunate has extensive experience in the implementation of community-based health literacy-oriented interventions along with national policy initiatives in Health Management Information Systems, including Electronic Medical Records Systems(EMRs) and District Health Information System Software (DHIS2) in Zimbabwe. She has worked extensively with communities in Zimbabwe, Uganda, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa and Malawi. Fortunate currently serves as the Research Director - Key populations, at the Centre for Sexual Health and HIV AIDS Research with close Research collaborations with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), the Liverpool School for Tropical Medicine (LSTM), The Oxford University, Malawi Wellcome Trust and the Africa Health Research Institute in South Africa. She has recently joined the University College London’s Africa HIV Modelling group as an Affiliate. She volunteers her free time as a board member.
Sarah Bosha currently
works as an Assistant
Teaching Professor at
the Eck Institute for
Global Health at the
University of Notre Dame, where she teaches courses on global health justice, and on global health ethics to master’s students.  In addition to teaching, Sarah supervises master’s students in their global health capstone projects in The Gambia, focused on HIV and human rights.  Sarah is keenly interested in developing research partners focused on the right to health and vulnerable groups. 

Sarah also has previous experience in international research, policy and advocacy and has worked on gender issues through her participation in The Commission on Global Security Justice and Governance, a joint project of the Hague Institute of Justice and The Henry L. Stimson Center.  She has also worked on human rights issues in Zimbabwe focusing on the plight of human rights defenders. She earned her LLBS (Honours) degree from the University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Law in 2004, and holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law (2012) and an M.A. in International Peace Studies (2015), from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA. She volunteers her time as a board member.
Chipo Mukonza a Founder
and Managing Director of
RC Global Research
Training and Development.
She  is also a Lecturer at
Tshwane University of
Technology in Polokwane.  She holds a PhD in Business Administration from Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Her PhD work focused on Production and Distribution of Biofuels in Zimbabwe. Chipo is a consultant and motivational speaker. Her current research focus is on Business and Climate Change, Green Growth transition/indicators, Green entrepreneurship and renewable energy. She is a member of Climate Strategies a not-for-profit organization (UK) and  Research  team member of Governing Inclusive Green Growth in Africa (GIGGA).

To date, she has published 17 Journal articles, three book chapters and she has presented her work at various national, regional and international conferences. She is a proud recipient of the 2012 GLOBELICS PhD best paper award in Hangzhou, China. To date she has received numerous research grants from institutions like United Nations University- Institute of Natural Resource  and European  Social Research Council (UK). She volunteers her time as a board member.
David Tinashe Hofisi is a
doctoral candidate at
the University of
Wisconsin-Madison Law.
His research examines
the emergence of
constitutional courts in common law Africa. Tinashe  worked on constitutional litigation with the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights for seven years and graduated with an LLM from Loyola University, Chicago. He is a Mandela Washington Fellow under the Young African Leaders Initiative and an IFES Manatt Fellow. He is the holder a certificates in Constitution-building in Africa and Strategic Human Rights Litigation from the Central European University in Hungary. He contributes his time as an expert through  research, training and content production on health policy training.
Zvikomborero Chadambuka
is a doctoral researcher on
the PhD in the Comparative
Analysis of Institutions,
Economics and Law at the
University of Turin. He is
currently a visiting researcher at Cornell Law School. His current research involves theoretical and empirical analysis of how electoral institutions affect the structure of the administrative state. Research interests apart from administrative law include human rights and law & economics. Zvikomborero worked as a public interest lawyer at the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and then as an Advocate at the Zimbabwe Bar. He holds an LLM from the University of Illinois College of Law and an MSc in Finance (Economic Policy) from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He contributes his time as an expert through  research, training and content production on health policy training.
Musa specialises in human
rights, rule of law and
good governance. He is
a practising attorney and
currently serves as
Programme Coordinator
with the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum, and has previously worked with the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and Justice for Children in Harare, and the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit in Cape Town. He has also served as a law research clerk with Judges of the South African Supreme Court of Appeal, Namibian Supreme Court, and High Court of Botswana & Residual Special Court of Sierra Leone. Musa has also consulted with various local and international organisations in the areas of judicial governance, sexual & reproductive health rights, child protection, migration governance, rule of law, access to justice, human rights, and electoral governance.

Musa holds at PhD in Public (Constitutional & Administrative Law) from the University of Cape Town, an LLM from Harvard Law School and an LLB (summa cum laude) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He also holds a Certificate in Advanced Human Rights from the University of Pretoria, and a Certificate in National Dialogue and Peace Mediation from the University of Basel (Switzerland).  Musa volunteers his free time as an expert advisor to the board.
Tinashe Mundawarara is a
Programme Manager  for
Special Projecs at Zimbabwe
Lawyers for Human Rights.
A registered and practicing
lawyer who holds
an MA in Communications
from Leeds University in the UK. Tinashe studied  Msc  Health Policy at the Faculty of Medicine at the Imperial College of London and his research interests covered the efficacy of local level advocacy in influencing the policies on access for low income communities. Tinashe has worked on sex workers rights, LGBTIQ rights and access to treatment issues for prisoners. His documentary “From behind the Shadows” on Sex workers rights was premiered by the Global Commission on HIV and the Law in Pretoria in 2011 and was part of the team which worked on a constitutional case that decriminalised sex work in Zimbabwe. Tinashe has also researched on criminalisation of HIV, corruption in access to ARVs and sex workers rights. Tinashe sits in the National Committee on the elimination of mother to child transmission of HIV and Syphilis in new born babies working towards validation of Zimbabwe by the World Health Organisation. Tinashe is a pre-qualified expert on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)  for the Global Fund to fights HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria.    He volunteers his free time as a board member.
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Health Law and Policy Consortium says deployment of army pre-mature in policy brief ( download attached statement)
Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network policy blue print released early March  instructive (download attached statement)