Dr Saiqa Mullick is the Director of Implementation Science, responsible for leading the development and implementation of a large portfolio of programmatic research and technical assistance. Her qualifications include a medical degree, two Master’s level degrees in Public Health Methodology and in Public Health in Developing Countries and a PhD in Infectious Disease Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine). Dr Mullick has over 16 years’ experience in clinical services, implementation science, programme monitoring and evaluation, reproductive health and HIV, technical assistance and capacity building in developing country settings across the African continent. Her areas of technical expertise include sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), integration of HIV and sexual and reproductive health services, maternal health including contraception, adolescent health, antiretroviral (ARV) based HIV prevention and sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections.
Dr Mullick is a member of the AGYW Technical Working Group Sub-Committee; Maternal, Newborn, Child and Women’s Health (MNCWH) Technical Working Group and the Sexual and Reproductive Health Working Group. She is also a member of the South African National TB/HIV/STI Implementation Science Advisory. She is also a member of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa (IoDSA).