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2009-2010 - Sheila Dinotshe Tlou

Weissberg ChairSheila Dinotshe Tlou was formerly a parliament member and Minister of Health of the Republic of Botswana. A professor of nursing at the University of Botswana and former director of a WHO Collaborating Centre in Primary Health Care, she has conducted research and taught courses to nursing, pre-medical, and social science students on gender issues in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and aging and older persons. She has played a key role in the development of national nursing and pre-medical education curricula, working to broaden the scope of health sciences education in her home country of Botswana. Tlou has been involved in the fight against HIV and AIDS in Botswana since 1985.