Martin Paul Namanya

Martin Paul



Emma Bradford

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Youth and Adolescent Health Officer
Partner: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
The ablity to see that everyone can access health care services irrespective of one's gender, race and social status.

Martin Paul Namanya is from Kampala, Uganda. He is the founder of Young Generation Alive, an over 500 member group which offers support and care to young people living with HIV. In 2010, Martin was selected to present a petition raised in the National Pediatric Conference to the Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Uganda. The following year, he presented on issues impacting young people during the IMPACT meeting in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining GHC, Martin was the Assistant Youth Program Coordinator at Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University Research Collaboration. He holds a degree in business administration and accounting from Uganda Christian University Mukono.