Angelina Namiba

Angelina Namiba was an advocate at i-Base from 2011 to 2012.

Originally from Kenya, Angelina has over 24 years’ experience of working in the HIV sector on different initiatives ranging from providing one-to-one support to people living with HIV, treatment advocacy, managing service delivery to  facilitating, promoting and advocating for the involvement of women living with HIV in forming and informing local and national strategy and policy.

She is passionate about the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights of women living with HIV and enabling good quality of life for young people living with HIV and has supported them around various issues and coping strategies including HIV Treatment Literacy and general well-being around living with HIV.  Her special area of interest is HIV and pregnancy.

Angelina is a founder member of  4MNetwork  a peer mentoring project working with Mentor Mothers living with HIV. Where the MMs are trained to support their peers around the pregnancy journey and beyond. She is the lead author of the 4M Mentor Mother training manual to train other women living with HIV as “Mentor Mothers”.

Angelina also sits on various national and international advisory boards. These include as  a patron of the National HIV Nurses Association,  a lay member of the Women’s Network of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, a member of the Organizing Committee of the annual International Women and HIV Workshop, has been a UKCAB Community representative for BHIVA, and is a Trustee of the National AIDS Trust and SAFE Kenya.

She has co-authored various articles in peer-review journals and UNAIDS reports.

Last updated: 20 December 2020.