Jana Marais is a BEng Chemical Engineering graduate of the Chemical/Process Engineering Department at the University of Stellenbosch. She completed her final year thesis in Bioresource Engineering and her career interests lie within product development and research with an emphasis on its equal and sustainable supply which led her to an opportunity as a Process and Supply Chain Analyst at Woolworths Holdings Limited. Jana is passionate about applying her knowledge and skills to the vaccine-manufacturing environment to assist in the local development and procurement of vaccines. It is her belief that well-structured vaccination programmes play a significant role in eliminating preventable diseases and should be part of the core of a primary healthcare system.