Nkandu Luo, Zambia
Honorable Professor Nkandu Luo is the current Minister of Gender and Child Development.
She has also served as Minister of Health, Minister of Transport and Communications, Minister of Local Government and Housing, Minister of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs.
Hon. Prof. Nkandu Luo is Professor of microbiology and immunology and has served as Head of Pathology and Microbiology at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia.
Apart from her training in Microbiology and Immunology, she pursued studies in Immunopathology of infectious Diseases and Epidemiology and Medical Statistics.
Hon. Prof. Luo has carried out a lot of research on HIV/AIDS, TB. Malaria and other infectious diseases. She has been active in teaching of both undergraduate, postgraduate, Biomedical and nursing students.