Ms Tanya Shewchuk

Project Director, ACTwatch, PSI

Tanya Shewchuk was one of the Project Directors for ACTwatch through November 2013. Tanya previously was responsible for Somalia’s Global Fund Malaria Control Program (2005-2009) through UNICEF and managed the transition to artemisinin-based combination therapy and rapid diagnostic testing services amongst other control interventions by collaborating with a variety of governments, research bodies and non-governmental organizations. From 1997 to 2003, she worked for MSF in various capacities including as country director in emergency and post-conflict settings such as DRC and South Sudan providing primary health care, HIV care and emergency health services. Over the course of her career, she has also provided consultant support to projects and organizations mainly in East Africa including Oxfam and VSF. She holds a joint MSc from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.