The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) II is the US Agency for International Development Global Health (GH) bureau’s premier Fellowship program that identifies and supports diverse, technically excellent professionals at all levels to achieve the Agency’s health priorities. Through GHFP-II, USAID/GH has created career opportunities for Americans by identifying and training a global health workforce that mirrors the American public and brings a wide range of skills to the global health field.
Dr. Valerian Kiggundu is the Senior Prevention Advisor, Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) at USAID/Washington. In that role, Valerian provides technical leadership on VMMC as well as technical assistance and programmatic advice to USAID field missions and country programs on VMMC/EIMC (early infant male circumcision). In addition, Valerian promotes US Government interagency collaboration with other international development partners involved in VMMC/EIMC. Prior to this fellowship, Valerian was Study Coordinator-HIV Accelerated Liver Disease and the Deputy Head-Clinical Services/Head of HIV Care and Treatment Program with the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda.
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