Professor Emmanuel Malabo Makasa works on Wellness/Health Policy in the Zambian Civil Service – Public Service Management Division (PSMD) and he is the Director of the Wits Centre of Surgical Care for Primary Health and Sustainabble Development as well as Honorary Adjunct Professor for Global Surgery in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He prioviouly served as Assistant Registrar Licensure of the Health Professionals Council of Zambia, as the Republic of Zambia’s Global Health Diplomat at the United Nations in Geneva and Vienna (2012-2017) during which time he chaired and led negotiations resulting in resolution WHA67.15, WHA68.15 and Decision WHA70(22).He was technical coordinator of the “African Health Experts” – Health Attachés from the African Union’s Permanent Missions at the UN in Geneva for the year 2014. A distinguished orthopaedics and trauma surgeon turned global health diplomat with senior management experiance at the Zambian Ministry of Health as Deputy Director responsible for Emergency Health Services, Prof. Makasa was Secretary General of the Zambia Medical Association (2007-2008) and Secretary General of the Surgical Society of Zambia (2006-2007). He is an honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the College of Surgeons of East Central & Southern Africa (COSECSA). He serves on the Advisory Boards of the G4 Alliance, the Lusaka Orthopaedics Research & Education Trust (LORET) and Africa Directions (AD) a community based Lusaka NGO. He has served in the past as an honorary Lecturer at the University of Zambia, School of Medicine; was a Visiting Scholar (2018) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS); the Hugh Greenwood Lecturer (2017) at the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons (BAPS) and the A J Orenstein Lecturer (2017) at the University of Witwatersrand, RSA.