Global WACh

Marie-Claire Gwayi-Chore

Claire Gwayi-Chore is a PhD student in the Global Health Implementation Science program in the Department of Global Health. She is a global health specialist with extensive experience implementing large-scale school- and community-based interventions within impact evaluation settings in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.  Her interests include: conducting implementations science (IS) research in low-and-middle income countries, including cultural adaptation of IS methods and tools for global health practice; capacity building of community health workers; implementing and evaluating community-based and led interventions; scaling interventions for sustainability; and community-level health systems strengthening.

Claire is passionate about working towards health and economic empowerment and poverty alleviation through community-based participatory research; capacity building of African research institutes and public health professionals; and mentorship, specifically for girls and young women of color.