Ms. Takudzwa is a Medical Research Scientist with more than ten years experience in laboratory diagnostics, quality systems management, medical research, project management and coordination with cumulative expertise in setting up organisational systems and operational procedures. Her work has transitioned through fulltime clinical laboratory practice, research and implementation science, culminating in my role as Project Coordinator within the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). Ms. Takudzwa holds a BSc in Medical Laboratory Sciences and an MSc in Medical Microbiology from the UZ, and a Masters in Public Health from Maseno University. She is also a Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology here at the UZ. Prior to joining the university in 2015, She worked at the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Child Care, and she has significant experience in developing project protocols and implementation tools. Her main role in SHAZ is to provide overall day-to-day management and ensure successful study implementation.