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Mohga Kamal-Yanni

Senior Health and HIV Policy Adviser

Mohga Kamal-Yanni

Mohga is a Senior Health and HIV Policy Adviser in Oxfam GB. She has extensive experience of health policy and programming in developing countries. She has written policy papers, published articles (which have been quoted in key media outlets) and made presentations on health issues such as financing heath care, access to medicines, non-communicable diseases, gender and health, and HIV and AIDS.

Until July 2011, Mohga was the NGO's board member of UNITAID and the NGO's alternate board member on the Millennium Foundation for Innovative Financing for Health. She is currently a special adviser to civil society on UNITAID.  She also represents NGOs on the Market Dynamic Committee of the Global Fund and is a member of the World Bank Civil Society Consultation Group. Until recently, Mohga has been also the alternate board member for the Developed Countries NGO's delegation to the Global Fund.

After graduation as a medical doctor in Egypt, she has worked in a number of developing countries as a medical doctor, programme manager, and health policy adviser. Mohga holds an MPhil in Primary Health Care and was awarded an MBE in 2009.


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What does HIV teach us about access to technologies to treat Ebola?

Today is World AIDs Day, a day for the world to unite and show support in the fight against HIV. To mark this, Mohga Kamal-Yanni, Oxfam GB Senior health & HIV policy advisor, looks at HIV in...

Sunrise in Barguna Sadar, Bangladesh. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Changes we want to see in 2014

At the dawn of 2014 time is running out for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). How is the world doing? In the spirit of new  year optimism we asked nine Oxfam experts what...

Volunteer home-based carers cycle through Chitobe on Oxfam bicycles. Machaze, Manica, Mozambique. Credit: Steve Simon/Oxfam

An AIDS-free generation is in sight but action is needed now

On World AIDS Day, Mohga Kamal-Yanni outlines the four main challenges facing all countries that are dealing with HIV and AIDS. ...