The Program Advisory Panel (PAP)


Alejandra Trossero- Chair

Alejandra Trossero is the Policy Specialist: HIV, Health and Development at UNDP Regional Center for Latin America and the Caribbean and has worked on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and rights for nearly 20 years. Originally from Argentina, Alejandra worked in various NGOs including IPPF and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance… Read more




Sam Avrett- Vice 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 is also a member of the International Committee of the Netherlands organization Stop AIDS Now!, a Board member of the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC),… read more



Joan Awunyo-Akaba – member

Joan Awunyo-Akaba has a PhD. in Medical sociology, University of Ghana Legon (2007). She currently is a Community Health Development Consultant and also Founder and Executive Director of Future Generations International (FUGI), a Ghanaian based NGO on health promotion and development. As an expert  in childhood immunization advocacy, behavior change communication, & water, sanitation and… read more



Godrey Mungazi – member

Since the age of 20, Godfrey Mungazi has been passionate about youth developmental and health issues, having been involved in well over two dozen projects at the local, national and international levels.
He is the founding Program Director of the youth organization ‘Vision and Hope Foundation’, active in the field of International Development. Heavily involved in promoting the full participation of young people in all sectors of the society, he maintains…. read more



Terry White- member

Terry White is an experienced and knowledgeable HIV-positive campaigner, organization developer and entrepreneur. Involved with HIV and AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic in New York in 1982, he volunteered and worked in several HIV and AIDS organizations in the USA, UK, Ibiza, Ukraine and Russia, ranging from small voluntary groups and institutions in the statutory sector to… read more




Alice Welbourne – member

Alice Welbourn is a writer, trainer and activist with 30 years’ experience in gender, health, and international community development. Diagnosed with HIV in 1992, she is founding director of the Salamander Trust; member of the UNESCO Global Advisory Group for sex, relationships and HIV education; and Co-Founder and Chair of the Sophia Forum, which is the UK Chapter of the UNAIDS Global Coalition… read more



Pervaiz Tufail – member

Pervaiz Tufail is a well-known gender trainer, rights activist and community leader. As an expert in the area, he contributes to the development of local, national and international advocacy for rights, activism, gender mainstreaming, skill building and healthy living of people affected by TB and HIV. He is also part of community advisory panel of the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS (GCWA). He held… read more



Nadine Ferris France – member

Nadine Ferris France is a communicator, writer, trainer and civil society activist with over 20 years experience in gender, HIV and global health. She has worked extensively with global, regional and national civil society networks on HIV and TB for many years as the co-founder and Executive Director of Health & Development Networks (HDN). Besides her experiences within the NGO-field, she has… read more


Oswaldo Rada

Oswaldo Rada – member

Mr. Oswaldo Rada is an advocate for individuals living with HIV in Latin America. As an active and participatory member of CIAT (International Coalition of activist working on treatment issues and Human Rights) and REDLA+ (Latin- American Network of people living with HIV and AIDS), he develops new strategies for HIV intervention in communities infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Currently based in… read more

Reserve members



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