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.
Ms. Konings, with more than 25 years’ experience building the capacities of local organizations and implementing, managing, leading, and overseeing health programs, leads MSH’s technical work in women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health; infectious and non-communicable disease prevention and response; and global health security.
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.
Dr. Kenneth Lema has over 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.