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Peter Okaalet


Dr. Peter Okaalet is the Senior Director of Health and HIV/AIDS Policy MAP International.

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Created: 20th May 2008
Modified: 3rd Jul 2008
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Professional Areas:
Health, Policy, Practitioner, Research, Other
Health and HIV/AIDS Policy MAP International
Senior Director of Health
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Biographical Information
Peter Okaalet
(At a Glance)
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Africa
Dr. Peter Okaalet holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, and two graduate degrees in Theology from the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. Named a "Global Health Hero" by TIME magazine's Global Health Summit in 2005, Dr. Okaalet has been recognized for leading the way for faith communities to join in the battle against HIV/AIDS. He serves on the international faculty at Haggai Institute and is a part-time lecturer at the Africa Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) training school. Dr. Okaalet offers 15 years of experience in reproductive health, specializing in the advocacy, policy formulation, research design and implementation of HIV/AIDS programs. His current assignments include strategic planning, capacity building for faith-based institutions and organizations, community mobilization and advocacy and design and implementation of behavior change interventions. He currently serves on several working committees on HIV/AIDS interventions with the World Bank, UNAIDS, the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance's HIV/AIDS strategy committee, the Pan-African Christian AIDS Network (PACANET), and PATH.

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