Tanaka Chirombo

Malawi’s Adolescent Activist of the Year 2020

Tanaka Chirombo, Malawi’s Adolescent Activist of the year 2020, is a highly motivated young man who believes youths are at the epicentre of global health. Tanaka is a public health student at University of Livingstonia (Laws campus), a board member representing eastern and southern Africa on the Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+) and he is on the Adolescent Treatment Coalition as a co-chair to affirm his commitment towards ensuring adolescent are also getting good quality care.

He is one of the two African Union Youth Charter Hustlers who has also been directly involved in the civic space as he is a graduate of the Next Generation Civil Society Leader’s Academy under the National Democratic Institution advocating for policy enforcement and implementation.