The Program Advisory Panel (PAP)

PAP members

 

Sam Avrett – Chair

Sam Avrett works with The Fremont Center, a collective of HIV program and policy consultants who support good grant making, program management, and policy and strategy development for health and human rights. Sam has served as a consultant to several HIV-related civil society networks, including AMSHeR, ARASA, CVC, EHRN, ITPC, and the MSMGF, and has worked to develop international funding strategies and initiatives related to key populations at… read more 

 

 

Jennifer Ho – Vice Chair


Jennifer Ho
is currently the Deputy Director of APCASO, a regional civil society network of community-based and non-governmental organisations on health and social justice. She has been working in the area of health, including HIV/AIDS and sexual reproductive health, TB, and malaria through the lens of human rights, gender, community mobilisations, network developments, treatment access, advocacy and policy.  Jennifer started her work in HIV as… read more

 

 

 

Susan Paxton

Dr Susan Paxton is a public health specialist who has been living with HIV for over 25 years. She is a passionate advocate for the rights of women living with HIV and is committed to developing leadership skills of women so they take their place as equal partners in the response to HIV. Susan has worked in over twenty countries in the Asia-Pacific region. In 2000 she went public about her HIV status when she carried the Olympic Torch… read more

 

 

 

 

Khalid Tinasti


Khalid Tinasti
is the Executive Secretary of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. He also serves as an Honorary Research Associate at Swansea University. Before joining the Global Commission’s Secretariat as a Policy Analyst in 2013, he worked as an independent consultant for UNAIDS, WHO, the Graduate Institute and others. Prior to that, Khalid worked as a Press and Communications Officer in the office of the Minister of Urban Cohesion in France, and as an… read more

 

 

 

 

Nadine Ferris France

Nadine Ferris France is a social entrepreneur, communicator, writer, trainer, facilitator and civil society activist with over 25 years experience in health, HIV, TB, education and gender. I have worked with global, regional and national organisations and had the privilege of co-founding and managing a successful non-profit organisation, Health & Development Networks (HDN). Besides her experiences within the NGO-field… read more

 

 

 

 

Tendayi Mharadze

Tendayi Ndori – Mharadze holds a BSc in psychology and an MSc in epidemiology from the University of Zimbabwe. She currently works for CeSHHAR Zimbabwe as Project Director Key Populations. Her current portfolio includes managing the Sisters with a Voice program which implements the National Sex work program – targeting female sex workers and starting to work with Transgender and Male Sex workers. She also manages various research studies the most current being the National Size… read more

 

 

Liz Tremlett

Liz Tremlett, currently a freelance consultant based in Kathmandu Nepal, has twelve years experience at the intersection of HIV and AIDS, Gender and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights at both international and local levels. Much of her focus has been on stigma and discrimination through the community participatory research tool – the People living with HIV Stigma Index for which she has supported its implementation in over 40… read more

 

 

 

 

Brian Ssensalire

Brian Ssensalire is 22 years old, from Uganda and openly living with HIV. He works with the Uganda Network of Young People living with HIV&AIDs (UNYPA) as a Resource mobilization & Capacity Building Officer. Brian holds a certificate in SBCC from John Hopkins University and he was a Board Member at Positive Action for Children Fund for Viiv Health Care UK Limited  2015-2017. He has 7 years of experience working with CSOs and Youth Community Heath based organizations and he’s a Global Fund… read more

 

 

 

 

Oswaldo Rada

Oswaldo Adolfo Rada Londoño is from Colombia. He has been working on HIV/AIDS since the year 2000, when he began working as a volunteer in many CBOs and NGOs in Cali, Colombia. He has had many community roles at the national, regional and international level, working with REDLA+ (2003 – 2007), member of the board of the Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (GNP+) (2003 – 2007), CIAT (2010 – 2015), etc. Currently member of GAYLATINO… read more  

 

 

 

PAP reserve members

 

McLean Kabwe

McLean Kabwe is an LGBT human rights activist, key populations programs specialist and a qualified property manager with a B.Sc. Degree in Real Estate. His professional qualifications extend to certificates of competence in Trainer of Trainers in HIV and TB Advocacy, Public Policy and Community Outreach and interventions from prominent organisations like AIDS Rights Alliance Southern Africa, Open Society Initiative Southern Africa through Africa University and CoC Netherlands… read more

 

 

 

 

Sara L.M. Davis

Sara L.M. Davis, Ph.D. (also known as Meg) is an anthropologist with expertise on global health policy, human rights, and sexual and gender-based violence. She is a scholar in residence at New York University Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, and coordinator of courses on sexual violence in conflicts and emergencies at the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH). Meg was the first senior advisor on human rights at… read more

 

 

 

Dennis van Wanrooij

Dennis van Wanrooij is a Programme Officer with the Red Umbrella Fund. He is a sex worker and a committed sex workers’ rights activist from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since 2011, Dennis has worked with TAMPEP, the European Network for the Promotion of Rights and Health among Migrant Sex Workers, and is currently an Advisor of the Network. He has led advocacy initiatives and human rights campaigns at the European level, co-authored a book for the empowerment of sex workers … read more

 

 

Kevin Osborne

South African Kevin Osborne is currently the Director of HIV Programmes and Advocacy at International AIDS Society in Geneva. Kevin’s over 30–year career in HIV, public health and policy  includes experience in pioneering major projects and approaches in shaping responses particularly towards sexual and reproductive health and HIV integration at the policy, systems and service delivery levels as well as a focus on key and other priority populations… read more

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