Ms. Biemba Kahalu Maliti

Chief Nursing Officer-Oncology Zambia. Founding president of the Zambia Oncology Nurses Society,

Ms Biemba started working as a Registered Nurse in 1999 rising over the years, and ranks to Chief Nursing Officer Oncology from 2016 to date at the Cancer Diseases Hospital.

In her 13 years of cancer care practice, she has presented at several international conferences such as the International Conference on Cancer Nursing, ONS Congress, AORTIC, MD Anderson's Global Academic Platform, ECSACON, Best of ASCO and local ones such as the National Cancer and Palliative Care Conference. She has championed the development of BSc Oncology Nursing and Advanced Diploma in Registered Oncology Nursing 2016-2018 and Zambia has students in training. She is part of the SIOP steering committee developing the paediatric oncology nursing curriculum for SSA. She is Zambia's nurse lead for WHO-GICC program.

Ms Biemba has served on the APJON editorial board from 2016 to date. Over the years she has participated in many research initiatives both local and international with publications in CJON, ecancer, sarjnhc, cancer. She served as a research nurse coordinator on a NIH funded study. She contributed to the development of strategic and policy documents at national level such as Nursing and Midwifery Protocols, National Cancer Control Strategic Plan, National Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Plan, Palliative Care Strategic Plan, Early Breast Cancer Diagnosis Manual, Palliative Care Training Manual and served as an examiner for the General Nursing Council of Zambia.

She is the founding president of the Zambia Oncology Nurses Society, and has served on the Internal Society of Nurses in Cancer Care member Council and the East Central and Southern African College of Nursing Clinical Practice Faculty.