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Zulaika Ali

Zulaika Ali, MBBS, DCH, DM, FRCPCH is currently a professor of child health (neonatology) at the University of the West Indies, Saint Augustine Campus; founding director of the University of the West Indies Telehealth Programme; and director of the Trinidad and Tobago Health Training Centre. Dr. Ali has dedicated her career to strengthening medical education and medical care in Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. Ali was appointed co-coordinator of the University of the West Indies HIV/AIDS Response Programme, where she was responsible for strengthening the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus to respond to the HIV and AIDS pandemic. Dr. Ali is a board member of the National AIDS Coordinating Committee and a member of its sub-committees for Treatment, Care and Support, and Monitoring and Evaluation. She is also chair of the Research and Surveillance sub-committee. While president of the Council of the Medical Board, Dr. Ali received the 2010 Chaconia Silver Medal for long and meritorious service to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago in the area of medicine.

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