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National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK) - 2012 Fellow
Kenya
Used the findings from the HPTN 052 study to advocate for scale up of ART treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya and the adoption of WHO 2012 treatment guidelines
Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) - 2011 Fellow
Kenya
Documented issues/challenges arising in VMMC roll out in Nyanza Province in Kenya, through a photography documentary in order to address knowledge, attitudes and gaps in scale up efforts
Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme (BHESP) - 2011 Fellow
Kenya
Facilitated a better understanding of PrEP and microbicides research and possible roll out among sex workers and bar hostesses and ensured policy makers hear their voices
Partners in Prevention PrEP Thika Study Site - 2013 Fellow
Kenya
Lobbied for the adoption of PrEP as part of combination prevention especially for discordant couples, MSM and sex workers in Kenya
AIDS Law Project (ALP) - 2013 Fellow
Kenya
Engaged and influenced national and international processes around the adoption of Kenya PLHIV Manifesto, monitoring Option B+ rollout, updating ART guidelines towards ‘treatment on demand,’ and in funding decision-making
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Partners in Health Research & Development (PHRD) - 2017 Fellow
Kenya
“HIV self-testing has the potential to increase first-time and repeat testing for HIV, which is essential in delivery of PrEP.”
Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO) - 2010 Fellow
Kenya
Developed a culturally-appropriate HIV prevention research training curriculum for community members, with a specific focus on key populations like MSM and sex workers in Kenya
Bar Hostess Empowerment and Support Programme (BHESP) - 2019 Fellow
Kenya
"I would like to undertake an advocacy project for a rights-based approach to partner notification among female sex workers."
Kenya Sex Worker Alliance (KESWA) - 2015 Fellow
Kenya
“Laws that criminalize sex work in Kenya and all over the world make sex workers vulnerable to new HIV infections. PrEP and microbicide could help empower them to protect themselves from HIV in these climates of hardship.”
Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) - 2016 Fellow
Kenya
"As a long-standing VMMC advocate, I believe that now is the time for Kenya to start taking concrete steps to ensure the current gains are not lost should donor funding end and implementing partners recede."
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) - 2014 Fellow
Kenya
Multipurpose Prevention Technologies: Options for women’s sexual and reproductive health Needs in Kenya
ICW-Kenya (2018 Fellow)
Kenya
"My advocacy to ensure the ECHO trial results are properly prepared, disseminated and understood will be of help to all women of reproductive age in Kenya."
African Gender and Media Initiative (GEM) - 2014 Fellow
Kenya
Advocated to scale-up PrEP in Kenya and to increase understanding of women issues around hormonal contraceptives and risk of HIV
National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya
Kenya
Joyce is advocating for the integration of HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW).
Health Gap/National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya (NEPHAK) - 2012 Fellow
Kenya
Made treatment as prevention part of the political landscape in the run-up to Kenya’s 2012 national elections and influenced the process of revising the national ART guidelines

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