Dr. Anjanna Kukreja is an Infectious Diseases Physician and Lecturer at Universiti Malaya, Malaysia, with specialized training in internal medicine, general infectious diseases, and antimicrobial stewardship. She is most passionate about HIV medicine, particularly as it relates to women living with HIV. She spearheads the WoW+ project, short for the “Wellness of Women living with HIV Project”, an initiative targeting comprehensive health needs of WLWH, from mental health to metabolic wellness. Her ultimate goal is to launch a Women’s Wellness Clinic tailored for this group.
Driven by a fervor for education, Dr. Anjanna teaches and mentors both undergraduate and postgraduate students. She was instrumental in the development of antimicrobial stewardship modules for an e-learning platform, fusing academic excellence with innovative teaching methods. Over the years, she has held pivotal organizational roles in various workshops, and antibiotic awareness, and World AIDS Day programs.
Her academic accolades include publications in international journals like the Journal of the Int. AIDS Society (JIAS) and presentations at events like the MyHIV Forum and IAS meetings.
Additionally, Dr. Anjanna is a distinguished CHIMERA Fellow, a capacity-building program by the Fogarty International Center and the US NIH's National Institute of Mental Health. This program uniquely intersects HIV and mental health research in the Asia-Pacific region.