Dr Mwansa K. Lubeya is an Obstetrician / Gynecologist, working at the Women and Newborn Hospital, UTH, and a lecturer and researcher at the School of Medicine at the University of Zambia. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in public health at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, driven by her passion to better women’s reproductive health. With her track record as a young leader, Dr Lubeya was competitively selected as a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow for outstanding Young African Leaders Initiative and for the 2018 Inaugural Obama Foundation: African Leaders program. Dr Lubeya has co-founded the first ever research mentorship not-for-profit organization (Young Emerging Scientists) in Zambia for medical students and early career medical doctors to hone their leadership and research skills from a tender age. Dr Lubeya has experience in conducting different types of research and has been Principal investigator on local, international and multinational studies on women’s reproductive health such as the World Maternal Antifibrinolytic (WOMAN) Trial on the use of tranexamic acid for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage, and as team lead for the implementation of a European Union co-funded community project on prevention of non-communicable diseases including cervical cancer in Kafue, Zambia. Dr Lubeya is published in peer reviewed journals and is currently leading a study on clinical outcomes and experiences of pregnant women diagnosed with COVID-19 in Lusaka Zambia.
Lecturer and Researcher - Obstetrics and Gynecology
The University of Zambia -School of Medicine