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Peter Kazembe

Peter Kazembe, MB ChB, FRCP(C), is currently the executive director at the Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Malawi. He is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, United States. Before heading Malawi’s first pediatrics HIV clinic, he was the chief of pediatrics at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi. In addition to his roles in pediatric HIV care, he is involved in malaria research and control activities nationally and internationally. He has previously served on the Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He has served on a number of World Health Organization (WHO) expert committees and is currently a member of the WHO Technical Reference Group on Pediatric HIV/ART care and the Expert Panel on Drug Evaluation. He also serves as an associate editor for the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. He obtained his undergraduate medical degree from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and his postgraduate medical degree from the University of Toronto, Canada.

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