Marisa Casale
Marisa Casale is an Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape’s School of Public Health (SOPH) and an Associate Member of Oxford University’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention. She is currently leading a work package focused on translating evidence into impact, within the UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescents Hub.
Crunch time for Africa’s health systems

Crunch time for Africa’s health systems

  In November 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa convened the Fifth Health Sector Directors’ Meeting across its 47 member states. Aptly, the focus was on building resilient health systems in the WHO Africa region, given the...

A stronger and more united Africa?

A stronger and more united Africa?

Strong medicine: the COVID-19 effect Despite immense challenges, the coronavirus pandemic could offer a unique opportunity for transformative change across the continent Despite the devastating worldwide effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some politicians and scholars...

A positive force for Africa’s future

A positive force for Africa’s future

Adolescents living with HIV in Africa should be a priority population for health – and in particular mental health – interventions. The wellbeing of today’s youth will determine not only their future, but also our continent and region’s future and our ability to reach...

Marisa Casale
Marisa Casale is an Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape’s School of Public Health (SOPH) and an Associate Member of Oxford University’s Department of Social Policy and Intervention. She is currently leading a work package focused on translating evidence into impact, within the UKRI GCRF Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescents Hub.
Crunch time for Africa’s health systems

Crunch time for Africa’s health systems

  In November 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa convened the Fifth Health Sector Directors’ Meeting across its 47 member states. Aptly, the focus was on building resilient health systems in the WHO Africa region, given the...

A stronger and more united Africa?

A stronger and more united Africa?

Strong medicine: the COVID-19 effect Despite immense challenges, the coronavirus pandemic could offer a unique opportunity for transformative change across the continent Despite the devastating worldwide effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some politicians and scholars...

A positive force for Africa’s future

A positive force for Africa’s future

Adolescents living with HIV in Africa should be a priority population for health – and in particular mental health – interventions. The wellbeing of today’s youth will determine not only their future, but also our continent and region’s future and our ability to reach...