Rhonwyn Cornell is the National Project Manager: Health Systems Strengthening at TB HIV Care and is responsible for the Health Information Systems Strengthening projects being supported by the organisation at a national and provincial level. The primary focus of these projects is to support the implementation of health information systems that improve the quality and continuity of patient care. This is done by improving the comprehensiveness, availability and quality of patient-level information available to clinicians at the point of care, and improving the quality of aggregate data for decision making at health service management levels.
Rhonwyn has a Masters Degree in Social Development from the University of Sussex after undergraduate studies at the University of Cape Town.
Rhonwyn has worked in the public health and development sector for over 14 years, including nine years managing health information systems programmes. She has managed programmes covering 16 countries in Africa and South Asia. She has extensive experience working with Ministries of Health, International NGOs, local non-profit organisations, clinicians, and community health workers to build technical and organisational capacity. She has managed numerous health programmes operating from community level to multi-country interventions. The programmes have covered a wide variety of issues, from home-based care to HIV and TB drug resistance and case-based surveillance.