Advisory Group

CQUIN’s Advisory Group provides guidance and oversight, and helps to ensure a robust network structure. Members contribute their technical expertise, participate in network events, and help to ensure that the network meets the needs of its diverse members. Ministry of Health members rotate over time to ensure that all countries are represented.
Advisory Group
Ex Officio
Alumni

Tsitsi Apollo, MD

Deputy Director, AIDS/STIs, Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care

Dr. Apollo is a medical doctor and a public health specialist who has been practicing in Zimbabwe’s public health system for over 18 years.

Tsitsi Apollo, MD

Deputy Director, AIDS/STIs, Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care

Dr. Apollo is a medical doctor and a public health specialist who has been practicing in Zimbabwe’s public health system for over 18 years.

Baker Bakashaba, MBChB

Project Director , AIDS Information Center (AIC) Uganda

Baker Bakashaba, MBChB

Project Director , AIDS Information Center (AIC) Uganda

Solange Baptiste

Executive Director, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition

Ms. Baptiste, has worked with ITPC since 2008, providing technical expertise.

Solange Baptiste

Executive Director, International Treatment Preparedness Coalition

Ms. Baptiste, has worked with ITPC since 2008, providing technical expertise.

Stephanie Behel, MPH

Epidemiologist, CDC

Stephanie Behel, MPH

Epidemiologist, CDC

Aleny M. Couto, MD

HIV National Program Chief, Ministry of Health, Mozambique

Dr. Couto is a Mozambican physician with over six years of experience in public health.

Aleny M. Couto, MD

HIV National Program Chief, Ministry of Health, Mozambique

Dr. Couto is a Mozambican physician with over six years of experience in public health.

Nathan Paul Ford, PhD, MPH, FRCPE

Scientific Officer, Department of HIV/AIDS and Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO

Dr. Ford is a scientific officer with the World Health Organization (WHO)

Nathan Paul Ford, PhD, MPH, FRCPE

Scientific Officer, Department of HIV/AIDS and Global Hepatitis Programme, WHO

Dr. Ford is a scientific officer with the World Health Organization (WHO)

Catherine Godfrey, MD, FRACP

Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Care and Treatment, PEPFAR / Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator

Dr. Godfrey is an infectious disease physician with extensive experience in HIV, TB, and STIs.

Catherine Godfrey, MD, FRACP

Senior Technical Advisor, HIV Care and Treatment, PEPFAR / Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator

Dr. Godfrey is an infectious disease physician with extensive experience in HIV, TB, and STIs.

Rachel Golin, MD

Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC)

Rachel Golin, MD

Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC)

Akudo Ikpeazu, MBBS, MPH, PhD

National Coordinator, National AIDS/STI Control Program (NASCP), Nigeria

Dr. Ikpeazu has over 20+ years of progressive experience in public health policy.

Akudo Ikpeazu, MBBS, MPH, PhD

National Coordinator, National AIDS/STI Control Program (NASCP), Nigeria

Dr. Ikpeazu has over 20+ years of progressive experience in public health policy.

Cheryl Johnson, PhD

Technical Officer, WHO

Cheryl Johnson, PhD

Technical Officer, WHO

Cordelia Katureebe Mboijana, MBChB

National Coordinator for HIV Care and Treatment, Uganda Ministry of Health AIDS Control Program

Dr. Mboijana is a pediatrician and child health specialist with over 15 years of experience.

Cordelia Katureebe Mboijana, MBChB

National Coordinator for HIV Care and Treatment, Uganda Ministry of Health AIDS Control Program

Dr. Mboijana is a pediatrician and child health specialist with over 15 years of experience.

Thomas Minior, MD, MPH

Senior HIV/AIDS Treatment Advisor United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC

Thomas Minior is the Adult Clinical Branch Chief with USAID.

Thomas Minior, MD, MPH

Senior HIV/AIDS Treatment Advisor United States Agency for International Development, Washington, DC

Thomas Minior is the Adult Clinical Branch Chief with USAID.

Lillian Mworeko

Executive Director for the International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa

Lillian Mworeko is the Executive Director for the International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa.

Lillian Mworeko

Executive Director for the International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa

Lillian Mworeko is the Executive Director for the International Community of Women Living with HIV Eastern Africa.

Rose Nyirenda, MSc

Director, HIV, Hepatitis & Sexually Transmitted Infections, Malawi Ministry of Health

Ms. Nyirenda is a PhD candidate (Interprofessional Healthcare Leadership) with KUHES. She obtained an MSc in Community Health with the University of Witwatersrand in 2002. For three decades, she has accumulated extensive experience in Leadership, Management, Health policy, Strategy, and Research, having served at various levels of the Malawi’s health system as a Registered Nurse/Midwife, Community Health Specialist and Hospital Director. She is the Senior Local Principal Investigator for the Malawi Population based HIV Assessment (MPHIA) 2020/21.

Rose Nyirenda, MSc

Director, HIV, Hepatitis & Sexually Transmitted Infections, Malawi Ministry of Health

Ms. Nyirenda is a PhD candidate (Interprofessional Healthcare Leadership) with KUHES. She obtained an MSc in Community Health with the University of Witwatersrand in 2002. For three decades, she has accumulated extensive experience in Leadership, Management, Health policy, Strategy, and Research, having served at various levels of the Malawi’s health system as a Registered Nurse/Midwife, Community Health Specialist and Hospital Director. She is the Senior Local Principal Investigator for the Malawi Population based HIV Assessment (MPHIA) 2020/21.

Gang Sun, MD

UNAIDS Senior Advisor

UNAIDS Advisor

Gang Sun, MD

UNAIDS Senior Advisor

UNAIDS Advisor

Isaac S. Zulu, MD, MPH

Medical epidemiologist, HIV Care and Treatment Branch of the Division of Global HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis, CDC Division of Global HIV & TB

Dr. Zulu is a medical epidemiologist on the Adult HIV Treatment Team, HIV Care and Treatment  Branch (HCTB), Division  of  Global  HIV/AIDS  and Tuberculosis at the U.S.

Isaac S. Zulu, MD, MPH

Medical epidemiologist, HIV Care and Treatment Branch of the Division of Global HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis, CDC Division of Global HIV & TB

Dr. Zulu is a medical epidemiologist on the Adult HIV Treatment Team, HIV Care and Treatment  Branch (HCTB), Division  of  Global  HIV/AIDS  and Tuberculosis at the U.S.

Jeffrey Walimbwa

Program Manager, ISHTAR

Jeffrey Walimbwa

Program Manager, ISHTAR

Vincent J Wong, PhD, MSc

Branch Chief, Behavioral and Structural Interventions, USAID Office of HIV/AIDS

Vincent J Wong, PhD, MSc

Branch Chief, Behavioral and Structural Interventions, USAID Office of HIV/AIDS

Marian Honu, B.Pharm, MPH

Disease Advisor, HIV Strategic Initiative, Global Fund

Marian Honu, B.Pharm, MPH

Disease Advisor, HIV Strategic Initiative, Global Fund

Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA

Director, ICAP

Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr is the founder and director of ICAP and an international expert in epidemiology.

Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, MPA

Director, ICAP

Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr is the founder and director of ICAP and an international expert in epidemiology.

Peter Ehrenkranz, MD, MPH

Senior Program Officer for HIV Treatment, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Peter Ehrenkranz is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Peter Ehrenkranz, MD, MPH

Senior Program Officer for HIV Treatment, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Peter Ehrenkranz is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Kigen Bartilol, MBChB

National AIDS and STIs Control Programme

Kigen Bartilol, MBChB

National AIDS and STIs Control Programme

Joseph Cavanaugh, MD

Senior TB Technical Advisor, Office of Program Quality, PEPFAR

Joseph Cavanaugh, MD

Senior TB Technical Advisor, Office of Program Quality, PEPFAR

Eboi Ehui, MD, PhD

Coordinating Director, National AIDS Control Program (PNLS), Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Eboi is an infectious disease specialist and a professor at the Department of Infectious and Tropical.

Eboi Ehui, MD, PhD

Coordinating Director, National AIDS Control Program (PNLS), Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Eboi is an infectious disease specialist and a professor at the Department of Infectious and Tropical.

Ade Fakoya, MD

Senior Disease Coordinator, HIV, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

Ade Fakoya, MD

Senior Disease Coordinator, HIV, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

Peter Godfrey Faussett, BA, MBBS DTM&H, FRCP

Senior Science Adviser, UNAIDS

Peter Godfrey Faussett, BA, MBBS DTM&H, FRCP

Senior Science Adviser, UNAIDS

Robert Ferris, DO, MPH

Chief, Division of Technical Leadership & Research, Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID

Robert Ferris, DO, MPH

Chief, Division of Technical Leadership & Research, Office of HIV/AIDS, USAID

Nomthandazo G. Lukhele, MBCB

National ART Coordinator, Swaziland Ministry of Health National AIDS Programme (SNAP)

Nomthandazo G. Lukhele, MBCB

National ART Coordinator, Swaziland Ministry of Health National AIDS Programme (SNAP)

Rumbidzai P. Matewe

Program Manager, Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+)

Rumbidzai P. Matewe

Program Manager, Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+)

Felix Mwanza

Program Manager, Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+)

Felix Mwanza

Program Manager, Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+)

Catherine Ngugi, MPH, MBChB

National AIDS and STI Control Program, Kenya

Catherine Ngugi, MPH, MBChB

National AIDS and STI Control Program, Kenya

Obinna Onyekwena, MD, MPH

Disease Advisor, HIV, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

Dr. Onyekwena is a medical doctor and public health expert with 17 years of experience in international public health.

Obinna Onyekwena, MD, MPH

Disease Advisor, HIV, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

Dr. Onyekwena is a medical doctor and public health expert with 17 years of experience in international public health.