Chikuni Gelly Simakechula
Chikuni Gelly Simakechula grew up in Zambia and attended university for his bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Medicine. As a veterinarian, he worked in rural Zambia where he contributed towards the well-being of people with regards to domestic and food animal disease prevention. In 2016, Chikuni joined the School of Tropical Medicine and Global Health (TMGH) at Nagasaki University in Japan to study global health and medicine. He is now studying for his doctoral degree in global health.
Chikuni's long term goal is to become a zoonoses health educationist and contribute to the body of public health knowledge in control and prevention of animal-human related diseases.