Category Current Fellows

Adebayo Bakare

Name: Adebayo BakareCountry: NigeriaMentor: Prof. Remco PetersSummary: Dr. Bakare Adebayo Michael is a Public Health Professional who works as a Programme Manager for the Grant Management Unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Health, overseeing the implementation of the Global…

Chinye Osa Afiana

Name: Chinye Osa Afiana Country: NigeriaMentor: Margret ElangSummary: Chinye Osa-Afiana (BSc Biochemistry, MPH) is an implementation science researcher working with paediatrics and adolescents living with HIV, and TB, and contributes to improving services rendered to this young population. Chinye also…

Ibrahim Semakula

Name: Ibrahim Semakula Country: UgandaMentor: Dr. Melissa WallaceSummary: Ibrahim Semakula is a community engagement officer with a social work degree and master’s in public health among his qualifications. He is working at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI – IAVI…

Lisha Jeena

Name: Lisha Jeena Country: South AfricaMentor: Dr. Heather JaspenSummary: Lisha Jeena is currently a second-year PhD student. Her research focuses on the effect of HIV on musculoskeletal outcomes for adolescents with perinatally acquired HIV infection. Her research is both; clinical…

Mimi Eve Teffo

Name: Mimi Eve TeffoCountry: South AfricaMentor: Dr. Jane Ferguson & Dr. Jane Kelly Summary: Mimi Eve Teffo is a public health and technical development specialist with 15 years of experience in the NGO sector. She has been working on HIV…

Privillage Charashika

Name: Privillage Charashika Country: ZimbabweMentor: Carol WogrinSummary: A sociologist with BSc Honours and MSc in Sociology form the University of Zimbabwe. Her work experiience is 5 + years experience in women empowerment, gender and community development . 5+ years in…

Doreen Joan

Name: Doreen JoanMentor: Rachel YatesSummary: Doreen Asio is a senior health educator (Bachelor’s degree in Community Engagement, Masters in Health Promotion). Her work in on the prevention and treatment of HIV and STIs among adolescents and young adults. Doreen has…

Michael Kasmiri

Name: Michael KasmiriCountry: TanzaniaMentor: Dr Fareed AbdullahSummary: Michael Kasmiri is a medical doctor working at a local NGO in Tanzania called Management and Development for Health (MDH). He is responsible for the TB and HIV in adolescent and Youth program…

Nancy Kirui

Name: Nancy KiruiCountry: KenyaMentor: Dr. Aoife DoyleSummary: Nancy Kirui is a clinical officer who specializes in sexual and reproductive health. She holds a master’s degree in public health with a focus on reproductive health, a degree in public health, a…

Nicolette Comley – White

Name: Nicolette Comley – WhiteCountry: South AfricaMentor: Dr. Dvora Joseph – DaveySummary: Nicolette is a physiotherapist working at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, as a senior lecturer. She recently completed her PhD in the field of adolescent HIV.…