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Fellows with Interest or Expertise in: Human Rights

Odur Anthony

Lawyer & Team Leader
Lira

Uganda

Odur Anthony’s early years were filled with hardship. He lost his mother due to birth complications, and grew up in a family struggling to make ends meet.

The dire circumstances pushed Odur to leave Kampala, finding refuge in the war-affected district of Lira...

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Shatyam Issur

Human Rights Advocate
Vacoas-Phoenix

Mauritius

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Shatyam Issur is a human rights advocate whose career focuses on harm reduction, social and mental well-being, and HIV prevention and treatment for key populations, including people who use/inject drugs, sex workers, LGBTQIA+ community, and people living with HIV. Shatyam was the director of the Collectif Urgence Toxida, a local NGO that provides harm reduction services to people who use drugs in Mauritius...

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Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman

Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor
Accra

Ghana

Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman is a multiple Pulitzer Center grantee and an award-winning broadcast journalist and news presenter in Ghana. He is a regular contributor on the U.S. public radio program The World as a freelance journalist reporting on science, global health inequities, racism, and sustainable development...

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Oscar Ramírez

Industrial Engineering
Lima

Peru

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Oscar Ramírez is a professional in industrial engineering with more than 10 years of experience in the coordination, monitoring and evaluation of social projects, with more time dedicated to community health projects and specifically related to tuberculosis.

He has been the coordinator of the TB Country Project - Peru of the Global Fund during the grant 2016 - 2019, where special attention was paid to vulnerable populations such as people deprived of liberty, patients with resistant tuberculosis and at risk of abandonment of treatment, and patients with TB / HIV co-infection...

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Sara Lavinia Brair

Public Health Physician
White Nile State

Sudan

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Dr. Sara Lavinia Brair has an extensive background in health care management, policy, and public health. She served as the Director General of the White Nile State and Acting Minister of Health for 2 years during the transitional government in Sudan...

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­­­Mildred Adhiambo Omino

Disability Justice Advocate & Administrator
Nairobi

Kenya

Mildred Adhiambo Omino is the Disability Liaison Officer at the University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya. Inspired by her lived realities as a woman with a disability coupled with several years of professional experience, Mildred works extensively to advocate for sexual and reproductive health rights of girls and women with disabilities through self and collective advocacy...

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­­­Maureen Milanga

Director International Policy and Advocacy
Nairobi

Kenya

Maureen Milanga is the Director of International Policy and Advocacy at Health Global Access Project (Health GAP) where works across sub-Saharan countries to campaign for increased access to HIV treatment, change outdated HIV treatment policies, mobilize civil society to demand better science, increase meaningful civil society engagement and support the enhancement of key population service delivery by governments and donors...

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­­­Medha Makhlouf

Associate Professor of Law & Medical-Legal Partnership Director
Carlisle, Pennsylvania

United States

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Medha D. Makhlouf is a professor of law and the founding director of the Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic at Penn State Dickinson Law. She is also an assistant professor (by courtesy) in the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine...

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Carla A. Arena Ventura

Professor
São Paulo

Brazil

Carla A. Ventura is a Full Professor at the Department of Psychiatric Nursing and Human Sciences from the University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing. She coordinates an interdisciplinary Research Group on Global Health, Law and Development (GEPESADES), leading a team of undergraduate, Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral students...

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Sarah Battistich

Emergency Medicine Physician & Associate Professor
New York

United States

Dr. Sarah Battistich an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at New York University Medical Center, where she has also served as the Medical Director for the Bellevue/NYU Survivors of Torture Program. In this role she oversaw the program’s uniquely comprehensive medical and mental health care, as well as social and legal services to survivors of torture and war trauma...

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