EMANUEL MAKASA, BSC.HB, MBCHB, MPH, M.MED (ORTHO)

Counselor of Health for the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Zambia to the UN

An Orthopedics and Trauma surgeon turned Global Health Diplomat, Dr. Makasa served as Deputy Director responsible for Emergency Health Services at the Ministry of Health, Zambia and as Secretary General of the Zambia Medical Association (ZMA) and the Surgical Society of Zambia (SSZ) before his current assignment as a Global Health Diplomat. He is a Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central & Southern Africa (COSECSA) and serves on the boards of the Doctors Outreach care International (DOC­i) and Africa Directions (AD). He is a honorary Lecturer at the University of Zambia, School of Medicine (UNZA­SoM), and a Trustee at the Lusaka Orthopaedics Research & Education Trust (LORET). Dr. Emmanuel M Makasa is the immediate past coordinator (2014) of Health Attachés’ from the African Region at the UN in Geneva. He proposed, chaired and led the global intergovernmental negotiations that resulted in the adoption of the first ever resolution on surgery and anaesthesia at the World Health Organisation’s 68th World Health Assembly