New Advisory Panel for Aidsfonds – Soa Aids Nederland

The group of Advisory Panel members of Aidsfonds - Soa Aids Nederland
Last updated on: 20 March 2024

Aidsfonds – Soa Aids Nederland is very happy and honoured to announce the members of the new Advisory Panel. This Panel consist of nine members: five community members; two health professionals; and two scientists. They will advice the Executive Board on tactical and operational questions, funding allocation and new funding and partnership opportunities. The Advisory Panel forms a representation of communities we work with in the Netherlands and in our international focus regions.

Communities know best

Working with communities as equals is at the heart of all our work. We aim for co-decision making in all the work we do. The communities know best what is needed and what works for them. Aidsfonds – Soa Aids Nederland is integrating participatory practices in different forms in all aspects of our work. The Advisory Panel will help us to achieve this goal.

The members

Cissy Kityo Mutuluuza
Executive Director, Joint Clinical Research Centre, Kampala, Uganda, since 1991 involved in the hiv-response

Amanda Mariga
Case Manager citizenship at the Hague Municipality, hiv-community activist and peer educator

Ndifanji Namacha
Policy Manager at Transform Health, experience in global health advocacy, policy and providing technical leadership to HIV programs in Southern Africa

Marthe Zeldenrust
Medical doctor, experience in hiv, infectious disease and sexual health care in Africa and the Netherlands

Camiel Welling (he/they/she)
Medical Supervisor of the Amsterdam Trans Clinic. Genderfluid community activist with a medical degree

Peter Reiss
Professor emeritus of Medicine with particular focus on the complications of treatment of HIV infection, actively engaged in the global HIV/AIDS response for more than 40 years

Joy Ogingo
Programs manager at Health and Economic Development Strategy Organization. Focussed on psychosocial support to reduce HIV transmission and empower youth living with HIV

Denis Nzioka
Programmes Consultant – East African Trans Health Advocacy. Queer activist-author and a long-standing PanAfrican social justice activist based in Kenya

Jorian van Schagen (he/him)
LGBTQIA+ community member. Personally and professionally involved with sexual health and reproductive rights, with focus on hiv (prevention). Board member foundation PrEPnu

Members of the Advisory Panel act in their individual capacity and are not required nor expected to act as representatives of their own organisations, research area or sector. Being a member of the Advisory Panel is a voluntary position.


The group of Advisory Panel members of Aidsfonds - Soa Aids Nederland