Dr. Nwokedi Ndulue is a public health physician with 15 years of experience in the field and specialty training in reproductive health. He currently serves as the deputy project director of the Care and Treatment for Sustained Support (CaTSS) project in Nigeria. Nwokedi’s expertise encompasses clinical care, training of medical and community health providers, capacity-building of community-based organizations, partnership development, and project implementation. He has technical and managerial leadership skill at both the facility and community levels.
Sarah Konopka serves as Principal Technical Advisor for HIV and AIDS. She has more than 10 years of experience in program design and implementation, research, and policy analysis in HIV and integrated health programs.
Elke Konings has more than 20 years of experience designing and leading large-scale public health programs in developing countries, particularly in Africa. She has worked with MSH since 1998, and she has been a senior principal technical advisor since in 2012. In this role she contributes technical expertise in HIV and AIDS, infectious diseases, and maternal and child health to improve health outcomes in developing countries.
Paul is a senior director of public health programs in Africa with specific technical expertise in HIV/AIDS programming and strengthening Leadership and Management capacity of people and institutions to achieve results amidst challenges.
Ana Diaz is the project director of the USAID-funded LINKAGES project in Angola. She is responsible for setting the direction and managing results for the project, which aims to reduce new HIV infections among men who have sex with men, transgender individuals, and female sex workers (FSWs). She is also the manager of a Global Fund grant with the United Nations Development Programme, through which MSH partners with the police and a legal firm to reduce structural barriers affecting FSWs’ access to HIV and STI prevention services, particularly those focused on gender-based violence.
Kenneth Lema brings to MSH more than 30 years of technical and managerial experience, 15 of which have been dedicated to managing the start-up of diverse HIV and AIDS treatment and prevention services in Tanzania.
Dr. Andrew Etsetowaghan is a medical doctor and public health expert who brings over 10 years of experience to his role as prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) advisor at MSH. Andrew spearheads the strategic design and implementation of integrated PMTCT/MNCH services, including family planning under the CaTTS project in Nigeria, and coordinates the clinical unit. He also provides overall technical support to the CaTSS Project in the areas of Gender, Laboratory Services, OVC, ART and Quality improvement.
Asayehegn Tekeste, the Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID Community HIV Care and Treatment (CHCT) Activity in Ethiopia, has more than 15 years of experience in public health program management in Ethiopia and South Sudan. Mr. Asayehegn is an expert in community-based programming for targeted HIV/AIDS prevention; care and support of orphans and vulnerable children; emergency nutrition; and maternal, newborn, and child health. He specializes in the design and implementation of strategies and interventions focusing on community empowerment, social and behavioral change communication (SBCC), and local government and NGO capacity strengthening in both urban and rural settings.