Dr Brian Raphael Nzano

African Public Health Leaders Fellow, Global Health Programme


Brian Raphael Nzano is an infectious diseases specialist. His global health work began with clinical training and work in post conflict northern Uganda, a region that provided early foundations for, and nurtured his understanding of, the gross inequities in access to health.

He today also works with the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s Clinical Sciences Team as Senior Clinical Advisor, where his work majorly focuses on emerging issues in access to optimal diagnostics and treatment, and related health policies and programs in LMICs.

He is also a member of the WHO Global TB Program’s Collaborative Group on Digital Health Technology for TB care.

Nzano is a British Foreign and Commonwealth Office Chevening alumnus, and a fellow/ recipient of awards from the Union against TB and Lung Disease, the World Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, and the Global Health Corps.

Past experience

2019 - Senior Clinical Advisor, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
2017 - 2019 Paediatric Care, Solidarité Thérapeutique et Initiatives pour la Santé/ Ola During Children’s Hospital (Sierra Leone)
2015 - 2016 Graduate Student, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine