Member of Parliament, Zimbabwe
Ruth Labode is a graduate of Sofia Medical School in Bulgaria (MBChB) and also holds a Master’s Degree in Community Health (MCOMMH) from University of Liverpool UK. She was the first female Provincial Medical Director in Zimbabwe, a position she held for 5 years and she is currently serving her second term as a Member of Parliament of Zimbabwe.
Ruth is the current SADC Chairperson of Global Caucus of Parliamentarians against tuberculosis. She is also a member of the Zimbabwe Key Population forum and substantive member of Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism. Dr. Labode leads network of parliamentary champions on SRHR.