Follow the story of Nicholas Niwagaba, Executive Director of Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV (UNYPA) as he speaks out on COVID-19, the challenges he and UNYPA face, their actions and needs from the government. UNYPA has been a partner of Aidsfonds for years through the PITCH and GUSO programmes.
Nicholas' story is part of our campaign 'Communities speak out on COVID-19'. Access all stories here
A true leader and voice of young people living with HIV
Nicholas Niwagaba joined the Uganda Network of Young People Living with HIV in 2014 as peer educator. After three years he was appointed as executive director, which is his current position. Additionally, he is member of the Uganda AIDS Commission technical working group, the Global Fund, and various SRHR boards. His work has shaped him into a skilled advocate on matters of HIV, SRHR and human rights on both local and international level. Nicholas holds a degree in Social Work and Social Administration. A true leader and voice of young people living with HIV community!
"Ensure access to essential services for SRHR, HIV, TB and malaria in Uganda"
Ensure access to essential services for SRHR, HIV, TB and malaria in Uganda
Government of Uganda: ensure young people's access to essential services for SRHR, HIV, TB and malaria