Senior Technical Advisor
BELINDA NGONGO is the Senior Technical Advisor for global health within Medtronic Foundation. In her role, she supports global health investments portfolio for expanding access to care for the underserved across Africa and is responsible for deploying gender lens strategies globally. A seasoned global health leader, Belinda has spent a great amount of her career engaging the private sector in health issues through forging public-private partnerships (PPP) with various actors to strengthen health systems in emerging markets. Previously, Belinda led BD (Becton Dickinson & Company) Global Health efforts in Africa where she was responsible for overseeing the regional strategy and implemented PPPs across a wide range of health initiatives including HIV/AIDS, TB, Cancer and Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. Belinda holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in health policy and management and international health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Science Honours in Applied Chemistry from the University of the Witwatersrand. Belinda is a global health leaders’ fellow at the Public Health Institute.