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Safiqa Khimani

TB Project Program Officer

Safiqa is a TB Project Officer and works closely with TAG’s TB Project Co-Directors to support and advance global and local TB projects. She advocates for TB programs in New York City and state, and strives to advance TB diagnostics research and development, and further access to diagnostic tools and interventions. Safiqa is dedicated to listening to, supporting, educating, and empowering vulnerable populations affected by infectious diseases.

Prior to TAG, Safiqa delved into the world of public health and advocacy through opportunities to advocate for global health initiatives on Capitol Hill and the World Bank; evaluated programmatic services in rural areas of Accra with Marie Stopes International, Ghana; and helped organize the first-ever Los Angeles Global Health Conference to build a community of public health professionals, researchers, clinicians, and activists in California.

Safiqa received her Master’s in Public Health at New York University through the 1-year Cross-Continental MPH program—a practice-based, skill-focused program that is taught in locations over three continents: New York, USA; Accra, Ghana; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from University of California, Los Angeles.