Dr Bactrin Killingo

Bactrin KillingoDr Kilingo is a medical doctor and has been involved in community HIV treatment education and advocacy for the past 10 years. As a palliative care practitioner, he has been involved with resource poor communities facing insurmountable challenges with regard to access to essential HIV medicines and has mobilized communities to advocate for increased access to HIV related services.

In addition, he has been instrumental in empowering communities with the knowledge and skills needed to mobilize resources and take charge not only of the small projects they run but also of their own health.

Dr. Killingo is currently based in Nairobi, Kenya and is the lead on the Treatment and Knowledge Program that serves the needs of PLHIV communities and key affected populations. He is a graduate of medicine at Moi University School of Medicine based in his native Kenya and holds a postgraduate diploma in Palliative Medicine from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.

Published: August 17, 2016