Dr. Erta Kalanxhi is a Fellow and Director of Partnerships based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
At the One Health Trust, Dr. Kalanxhi is involved in projects across several countries in Africa and Asia. She leads OHT’s efforts to advocate the value of vaccines as a critical tool for mitigating antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries and collaborates with the World Health Organization to develop policy briefs on the implementation of national strategies for antimicrobial resistance. Additionally, Dr. Kalanxhi contributes to the Mapping Antimicrobial Resistance and Antimicrobial Use Partnership project, which aims to close the knowledge gap on antimicrobial use and resistance in 14 African countries.
As Director of Partnerships, Dr. Kalanxhi is involved in developing communication strategies at OHT and forging collaborations with other organizations committed to addressing pressing global health issues today.
Dr. Kalanxhi received a Ph.D. in cancer research from the University of Oslo and an MSc in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.