Limbika Tauzi MPH, BScN
District Support Program Director
Ms Limbika Tauzi is a registered Nurse-Midwife and Public health professional with more than 15 years of experience managing donor funded programs (USAID’s Support for Service Delivery Integration (SSDI) program, the Centre for Disease Control’s work with the Christian Health Association of Malawi on HIV/AIDS, National AIDS Commission (NAC) on HIV/AIDS work, and DFID work on Sexual Reproductive Health with Banja La Mtsogolo).
She has technical expertise in planning, budgeting and implementation of public health projects in Malawi. As a Public health specialist, she has participated in qualitative research on HIV/AIDS, the Essential Health package, the delivery of Reproductive Health services in Malawi and Gender mainstreaming in tertiary institutions with the Centre for Reproductive Health, College of Medicine; and use of Government resources for Family Health International (FHI) 360. She has also participated in operational research on use of Misoprostol in the community for SSDI program.
Limbika is also a Nurse-Educator and has taught in various Nursing Training Institutions in Malawi. In her capacity as District Support Program Director, she provides strategic direction and oversight for the implementation of the HIV related activities in the selected districts whilst ensuring the delivery of integrated and quality HIV services. She is responsible for health systems strengthening by replicating proto-type activities that enhance active case identification (1st 90) and linkage to HIV care, sustained treatment and retention (2nd and 3rd 90) at facility level. She facilitates capacity building of the District Support program sites by collaborating with MoH to supervise their operations, train and mentor health care workers. Her main interest is in provision of integrated quality Sexual Reproductive Health services including HIV.