Dr Coenie Louw

Dr Coenie Louw holds an MBChB degree from the University of Pretoria and is a fellow of the College of Family Physicians with a postgraduate Diploma in HIV Management from the Colleges of Medicine (CMSA). He is the founder of Gateway Health Institute; working in the fields of Health, Nutrition and Human Rights with a special focus on adolescents, youth and key population groups. Coenie has a special interest in sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people and vulnerable/marginalised groups as well as the drivers of HIV/AIDS such as gender-based violence and substance use. He is the innovator responsible for developing and managing the implementation of award-winning programs such as SmartParent, StartSmart and SmartAgric and is currently the communications lead for the South African Civil Society for Women’s. Adolescents’ and Children’s Health.