The team at BroadReach are saddened to learn of Dr. Arthi Ramkissoon’s passing. She was a true and humble leader in the fight to end HIV in South Africa. We offer our heartfelt condolences to our colleagues at MatCH and especially to her friends and family.
Dr. Ramkissoon was the Executive Director of MatCH (Maternal, Adolescent & Child Health) and founded the Kwa-Zulu Natal Children’s Hospital Trust flagship project. Over the past 20 years, she has made a monumental impact in the South African public sector driving the delivery of HIV, TB, maternal, child and women’s health programmes, improving access to health services, quality of care and health systems strengthening interventions for the people of South Africa.
‘Arthi will be remembered for her dedication to ensuring all South Africans received quality, dignified healthcare. Her deep commitment to her colleagues and her work can be held up as a guide for others. I know that the BroadReach team will miss her dearly.’ Todd Malone, Managing Director, BroadReach Health Development.