Director, Training and Research Support Centre, Zimbabwe
Dr Rene Loewenson is an epidemiologist and director of Training and Research Support Centre. She has since 1980 implemented research, participatory action research, policy analysis, training and mentoring of work on equity in health and health systems in Zimbabwe, in east and southern Africa and internationally. She is a founder member of EQUINET and cluster lead of its Equity Watch work. She has been a member/chair of national and global bodies on health, including the national Public Health Advisory Board and WHO’s Health Systems Research Strategy Advisory Group and was strategic advisor to WHO’s Commission on the Social Determinants of Health.