Kenly Sikwese

Kenly SikweseKenly Sikwese coordinates the African Community Advisory Board (AfroCAB) and collaborates with the Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign to promote GIPA in the national HIV response.

Kenly has been a member of several Global HIV treatment access processes including the WHO Treatment Guidelines, UNAIDS 90-90-90 target setting and monitoring of progress. He is also a Board Member (Alternate) at UNITAID representing Communities affected or living with HIV, TB, HCV and malaria.

Kenly is also regular speaker on African treatment access issues. He is motivated by the AIDS related death of his two brothers and his own HIV diagnosis 2003. Kenly joined the HIV movement in the UK with the Uganda AIDS Action Fund and Terrence Higgins Trust (East).

Returning to Zambia in 2007, Kenly has volunteered in HIV treatment at Our Lady’s Hospice and worked at the Zambian Action Against HIV and AIDS in Lusaka, and the Network of Zambian People Living with HIV (NZP+). At the NZP+ Kenly worked as the Country Coordinator implementing the PLHIV Stigma Index and other research tools in partnership with GNP+ and World AIDS Campaign.

Kenly attended The National Institute for Public Administration (NIPA), Business School in Manchester, Thames Valley University, the Chainama College of Health Sciences and The Foundation for professional Development.  He is a member of the International AIDS Society Steering Committee on Treatment as Prevention and a member of the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund International Steering Committee among. He speaks in different forums on the issues affecting PLHIV among others.

Published: August 17, 2016