Board Members

Caroline Antonia Mubaira


Caroline Antonia Mubaira is a Public Health practitioner and Health activist who possesses a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Roehampton, A Bachelor of Science Degree from Zimbabwe Open University, A Diploma in Health and Adult Education from the University of Zimbabwe, and she is also a qualified Registered General Nurse and Midwife.  

Caroline is a keen volunteer who has championed several health initiatives at local and global level.  Caroline Mubaira is one of the researchers who published the Zimbabwe ‘Missing the Target Series’ as volunteers under International Treatment preparedness Coalition and Caroline and one other ITPC member launched one of the Missing the Target reports, Failing Women, Failing Children: HIV, Vertical Transmission and Women’s Health at the World Health Assembly in 2009.  After the launch and special meeting with UNAIDS and World Health Organization, the following day UNAIDS made a commitment to end vertical transmission of HIV.

Caroline as the Consumer Action Forum Coordinator (Zimbabwe) coined the name Tracking Essential National medicines and Diagnostics Access Initiative (TENDAI) under Southern Africa Regional Programme on Access to Medicines and Diagnostics (SARPAM); whereby community monitors from a network of Civil Society partners used mobile phones to collect data on the availability of medicines at points of access in thirteen countries and use the information for advocacy and educating community members.  While Working for Community Working Group on Health Caroline gained experience in working with both junior and senior Parliamentarians on advocacy issues, HIV and AIDS and Reproductive Health Issues.

Caroline has written/contributed to papers: The Impact of Privatization of Health Services on HIV/AIDS and Access to Treatment: A Zimbabwean’s Perspective: Southern Africa People’s Solidarity Network, Major Reproductive Health Problems faced by Young People in Matabeleland Region of Zimbabwe: African Youth HIVAIDS Best Practices Handbook, Using focus groups to develop HIV education among adolescent females in Zimbabwe: Health Promotion International, Vol. 10, No. 2, 85-92, 1995, Let us fly monograph, Auntie Stella Toolkit; Teenagers Talk about sex, life and relations.

Caroline is a member of People’s Health Movement and Pan African Treatment Access Movement (PATAM).  She has carried out assignments as a Technical Resource Person with World Health Organization on Health Promotion, Non-Communicable Diseases and Social Determinants of Health.  Caroline is one of the founder members of Afrocab. Initially she was part of the interim Steering Group of AFROCAB. Caroline was later elected by the SG to be the chair of Afrocab is currently the Chair of Africa Community Advisory Board (Afrocab).   Caroline is a Deputy Team Leader of Crown Agents Zimbabwe on a project aimed at improving equitable access and quality of health care in Zimbabwe, with special emphasis on Women, New-borns, Children and Adolescents being implemented by Crown Agents in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Child Care in Zimbabwe.  Caroline brings experience from chairing several organizations namely; Christian AIDS Taskforce, Southern Region Coalition, an NGO that focused on HIV and AIDS focusing on women and girls living with disabilities, Shiloah Zimbabwe, Marist Brothers Secondary (Dete) and Techno Revelation Centres, renamed Techno Education Malls (TEMs).  

Angel Mondoloka

Personal Details

Nationality Zambian

Date of Birth 9th May 1960

Qualifications MA (Economic Policy Management), BSc. (Electrical Engineering)

Focus Public policy (with emphasis on poverty, HIV and AIDS, and inclusive development)Professional Profile: A public policy specialist with World Bank and Big 4 consulting experience and a passion for achieving a poverty and HIV-free Zambia. Personal attributes include strong team-work and client focus with demonstrated competencies in interpreting, and advising on, the social development implications of policies, institutions, and programmatic interventions. Personal values include: equity and inclusion, leadership and team work, innovation, sustainability, timeliness, and client-focus for results and quality. Expertise includes HIV and AIDS, public health generally, vulnerability and poverty alleviation; and, programme and project management. Local experience includes engagement with actors and stakeholders at all levels and across all sectors at the national and sub-national levels across the ten provinces of Zambia. Angel co-authored the current iteration of Zambia’s national AIDS strategy (National AIDS Strategic Framework 2017 -2021). He also co-wrote Zambia’s successful Global Fund 2018 – 2019 funding request for the 2017/19 funding cycle. His international experience spans several countries including, Antigua, Canada, Jamaica, Panama, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Eunice Sinyemu

Eunice Sinyemu is the Country Director for Tropical Health and Education Trust-Zambia (THET) and has over 20 years’ experience of working in the health sector with experience in research, project management, coordination and development.  As THET Country Director, Eunice leads THET programmes that are working in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Health Training Institutions to support the training of health workers, build the capacity of departments and institutions and strengthening the health system.  She is the former Executive Director of the Network of Zambian People Living with HIV (NZP+). She is the former head of policy and Deputy CEO for African Health Policy Network, London UK. She has previously worked for HIV Scotland as Information and Development Officer.

She has sat on various boards including the Church of Scotland’s HIV project and Lothian Zambia HIV partnership and has experience of working in partnerships and collaboration as with government bodies, politicians, health care professionals and African Community Based Organisations.

Rose Musumali Lungu

Rose Masera Musumali Lungu, is a Zambian female with over 20 years of work in the area of Child Health and Nutrition in the Health sector. She has vast experience in programming including program review, design, and project management; planning and budgeting, implementation, research, monitoring and evaluation. She further has vast work experience with donor funded projects having managed various  Bilateral projects under USAID and other Donor organizations. Over the years of work, she has developed competencies in Systems Strengthening; skills in proposal development, strategic planning development, organization and program quality assessment, coordination and collaboration, documentation and communication of program specific work, development of training materials for supervisors and service providers and conducting training of health service providers and community based agents. Over five years of her work experience were in the area of HIV/AIDS where she supported PLHIV programs through workplace based programs in both the public, private and traditional sectors.

Rose has worked with the Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC) as a board member.

Obatunde Oladapo

Obatunde Oladapo, is a co-founder and Executive Director of PLAN Health Advocacy and Development Foundation (PLAN Foundation) which has grown from a PLHIV support group to a major player in health and development at community, national, regional and global levels. He has actively contributed to the establishment and development of community, civil society and activists’ networks, coalitions and movements at national, regional and international levels.

Obatunde Oladapo has a rich background of being an educator, trainer and curriculum development specialist. Obatunde has been the arrowhead of all capacity building and training programs of the PLAN Foundation.

He has led the development of training manuals and conducted trainings and workshops on HIV and TB/HIV targeting communities, civil society groups and coalitions including networks of people living with HIV. Some of the manuals he was involved in developing include manuals on Basic information on HIV and AIDS; HCT, PMTCT, ART adherence, addressing stigma, TB/HIV collaborative activities, Community Engagement for ART, mainstreaming disabilities into HIV programs, workplace HIV responses as well as advocacy, communication and social mobilization.

Since PLAN Foundation was established in 2002, Obatunde has conducted and facilitated in over a hundred workshops and training programs among various target beneficiaries at community, national and international levels.

His focus is on empowering communities to advocate for and support efforts towards ensuring access to HIV/AIDS-related prevention, treatment and care services in terms of Availability, Accessibility, Acceptability, Affordability, and Accountability. He has also conducted workshops on ARV Treatment Literacy for community stakeholders including PLHIV groups, Patent Medicine Vendors, Community Volunteers, Community Healthcare Workers, Religious leaders, Women’s groups as well as policymakers on HIV, TB and Malaria in Nigeria and beyond.

In July 2017, Obatunde was appointed Executive Secretary of Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS (OYSACA).

Obatunde serves/has served on various bodies including

  • African Community Advisory Board (AfroCAB) and ITPC World Community Advisory Board (World CAB) since 2008.
  • Treatment Access Movement (TAM),
  • Civil Society for the Eradication of Tuberculosis in (TB Network).
  • Stop TB Partnership’s TB/HIV Working Group.
  • Global Coalition of Community TB Activists (GCTA)
  • Communities Delegation of the UNAIDS PCB.
  • Community Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) – Nigeria.

He has an impressive track record on community engagement for raising demand for TB services, supporting TB patients; linking communities to integrated AIDS, TB and Malaria services. He holds membership of reputable national, regional and global bodies.

He has also served on and led various research programs, surveys and field studies.

He has authored/co-authored over 20 abstracts accepted in major international conferences and meetings on HIV/AIDS, TB and related issues since 2004.

Published: May 31, 2019
Last edited: May 31, 2019