Dr. Chewe Luo was appointed Associate Director, Programme Division of UNICEF, and Chief of the HIV/AIDS Section, in April 2016.
A pediatrician and tropical child health specialist, she served prior to this appointment as technical team leader for children and AIDS country program scale-up and Senior Program Adviser on HIV and Maternal Child Health in the Program Division.
She has nearly 20 years of experience in HIV and AIDS and child health as a clinician and researcher at the University Teaching hospital in Zambia; clinician in the UK and working with UNICEF at country, regional and headquarters levels.
Dr Luo is a Zambian national and has a Medical Degree and a Masters of Medicine in Pediatrics from the University of Zambia School of Medicine, and a Masters in Tropical Pediatrics and a Ph.D. from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool University School of Medicine, in the UK. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, Scotland.