Chowa Tembo Kasengele

Chowa Tembo Kasengele, MS, BSN is a Zambian Registered Nurse Midwife by profession. She possesses a Master of Science degree in clinical research from the University of Manchester and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Zambia. She is a qualitative researcher and served as the Principal Investigator and Country Lead on the Stillbirth Prevention and Management Project in Zambia through the Lugina Africa Midwives Research Network (LAMRN) from 2017 to 2021. She is the Chief Nursing Officer for Adolescent Health at the Zambian Ministry of Health Headquarters where she works to improve equality and equity for young people through universal health coverage to leave no one behind. Chowa is a committed member of the SAWG and ISA in the quest to help facilitate reduction of stillbirths through knowledge and practice exchange with other member countries. Chowa is actively pursuing donor support to scale up and sustain ABC training of health providers. Additionally, she is seeking funding to support her doctoral studies which will focus on developing skills to conduct a qualitative analysis of the cultural practices surrounding stillbirths in Zambia.