Kate Hawkins

Kate is the Director of Pamoja Communications. She is the communications manager of the REACHOUT Consortium a research programme working in 6 countries to analyse close-to-community health programmes. She is the Secretary of the Health Systems Global Thematic

Working Group on Community Health Workers and sits on the Consortium Advisory Group for the Resyst Research Programme Consortium  which aims to enhance the resilience and responsiveness of health systems to promote health and health equity and reduce poverty. She has a strong research uptake, advocacy and communications background and has focused mainly on international development policy, gender, HIV, health systems and sexual and reproductive health and rights. Active in international debates and activism she has worked with multilaterals, bilateral donors, researchers and the non-governmental sector on policy related issues. In recent years she has had more of a focus on research communications and the process by which evidence is translated into policy and practice.