Pancho Mulongeni

Pancho Mulongeni, was the first 6 month IAVI Fellow to undertake his IAVI Fellowship at the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation from Namibia. He was mentored by Dr. Richard Kaplan. Pancho assisted with statistical analysis and completed a manuscript HIV Prevalence and determinants of lost to follow up in adolescents and young adults with tuberculosis in Cape Town. He was chosen to present at the second AIDS Conference in South Africa and initiated the development of the IAVI Fellowship manual.
Pancho has been accepted to complete his PhD at the University of New South Wales in Australia. He will be looking at data collected in such programmes as adolescents residential life programmes, focusing on what happens to young people who pass through delinquency, drug and alcohol rehab programmes.