Taona joined the College as Youth Trustee in September 2023.
Studying medicine at the University of Oxford, Taona is motivated to improve quality of care for all. This ethos fuels his fundraising campaigns and ambassador work. As President of the UK’s largest Virtual Medical Society, he presented to thousands of young people on increasing diversity & the importance of growth mindsets.
Whether delivering a TedEd Student Talk or acting as Head Boy, Taona calls on young people to be proactive in tackling inequality. He responded to maternal mortality rates by mobilising his community to fundraise £3000 of equipment. He strives to protect child health through the innovative, child-centred, empowering care RCPCH model.