Shabnam Palesa Mohamed

Shabnam Palesa Mohamed is an award-winning activist, journalist (The People’s Voice and Trialsite News), mediation lawyer, and arts education advocate from South Africa.

On a country level, she is the founder-CEO of Transformative Health Justice, an NPC focused on safe, affordable and effective health care, as well as SA VAERS – which is an alternative and independent vaccine adverse effects reporting system, aimed at giving victims a voice and enhancing transparency and accountability.

On a continental level, she chairs the steering committee of Children’s Health Defense Africa, launched the African Coalition to Stop the Treaty (ACST), and co-founded the African Health Independence Solidarity Alliance (AHISA).

Internationally, she serves on the steering committee of World Council for Health, a health advocacy non-profit organization, for the people, by the people. She also co-chairs its Law and Activism Committee. She is committed to the WCH’s vision of creating a better way together.