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Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare

The Minister


Hon Mrs Kalpana Devi KOONJOO-SHAH​ 
Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare​

​2002-2005​                 University of Brighton, United Kingdom
                                  BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
                                  Thesis study/specialisation: Thesis: Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries​
​2000- 2002                University of Brighton, United Kingdom
​January 2017 –         Ministry of Health and Quality of Life Mauritius
October 2017            Assistant Permanent Secretary (Procurement)
​October 2013 –         Avacare Health International Mauritius
October 2014            Regulatory Officer
                                  Development, post- approval and Life cycle management of Drug Products, Consumables                                                and Disposables
​January 2013-           VWR International LLC. Mauritius
31st May 2013           EU Regulatory Affairs Associate
                                   Responsible for assessment of regulatory requirements for a wide range of laboratory                                                       equipment,medical devices and APIs (REACh, CE, RoHS, GCP, GDP, GMP, eCTD).
​November 2011 –      Aspen Global Incorporated Mauritius
November 2012         Pharmaceutical Affairs Consultant
                                   Complete and maintain the Technical Terms of Supply per manufacturing site per product
​May 2008 –                 BG Group Plc United Kingdom
May 2011                     Production Chemistry SME
                                    Compiling the daily drilling reports, summaries, casing tally, casing cement report, BHA                                                      record.
​August 2005 –​             University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (Selly Oak) United Kingdom
January 2008              Regulatory Advisor
                                    Maintenance of existing MAAs as required and liaise with external regulatory authorities                                                    (GCP, MHRA etc)