MacPherson Chigwenembe joined Orant Charities Africa in July 2022 as a clinician at Kasese Health Center. Learn more in his staff highlight.
Staff Highlight: James Mwambene
James Mwambene joined Orant’s team as our Healthcare Program Manager. He is passionate about helping people, especially the underserved, access social services.
James is a certified clinical officer with extensive experience in Malawi. He holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration and Policy and is currently pursuing his PhD. Additionally, James has over 16 years of experience in the healthcare sector.
Prior to employment with Orant, James worked as a short term Program Manager for Malawi AIDS Counseling Resource Organization. For 7 years, he worked for Partners in Hope, in part as a Program Manager. He also spent time with Dignitas International, Kamuzu University of Health Sciences, Malawi Ministry of Health, and Farmers Financing Company.
At Orant, James works with 30 medical personnel to ensure efficiency and professionality. “I am very happy working with Orant Charities Africa,” James says. “Its vision and mission is in line with my passion.”
Please join us in welcoming James to our team!
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