The University of Newcastle, Australia

At the frontline

Monday, 4 March 2019

This International Women’s Day we are proud to shine a light on the outstanding success of some of our female alumni.

Neima Candy

Neima Candy (M Public Health 2013) is a public health professional, whose work has impacted her community, country and the world. Neima was a leading force in the Red Cross’s response to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, challenging gender roles and norms and inspiring future generations of Liberian women. Neima was at the frontline of fighting Ebola, and her leadership and commitment directly contributed to Liberia being declared Ebola free in 2015.

Neima has also contributed to Liberia’s Ministry of Health mandate in restoring Health Services through the implementation of the World Health Organisation’s Essential Package of Health Services.

Do you know any amazing and inspiring women who graduated from The University of Newcastle? Recognise their impact and nominate them now for the 2019 Alumni Awards!

Nominate for the 2019 Alumni Awards

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