Contacts

Maura Elaripe

Project Officer - SKPA Program

Background

  • Pioneered Greater Involvement of People Living with HIV & AIDS Project in PNG – OXFAM (2006)
  • Pilot Peer to Peer Project Model at Heduru Clinic, which has expanded into 9 provinces – Igat Hope (2012)

Appointments

  • Steering Committee Member – Activist Coalition on TB in Asia Pacific
  • Member – Global Network of PLHIV (GNP+)
  • Member – Women for Global Fund (W4GF)
  • Member – Global Fund Advocators Network in Asia Pacific (GFAN AP)
  • Member – Civil Society for Malaria Elimination in Asia Pacific (CS4ME AP)
  • Member – Women Living with HIV Advisory Group for WHO
  • Igat Hope Representative – Asia Pacific Coalition on AIDS Service Organisation.
  • Community Representative (TB/HIV) – PNG Country Coordinating Mechanism
  • Vice President – Igat Hope Inc. ( 2019 – current )

Positions

  • Project Office SKPA – Burnet Institute (2020 – present)
  • Technical Advisor / Local Consultant to Key Population programs in PNG – (2016 to 2019)
  • Secretariat Coordinator – PNG Women’s Leadership Network (2012)
  • HIV/Health Project Coordinator – Igat Hope Inc. (2011 – 2012)
  • HIV & Gender Equality Project Coordinator – UN Women (2010 – 2011)
  • GIPA Advocacy Officer – Sanap Wantaim, AusAID (2008 – 2010)

Qualifications

  • Certificate – Community Health Worker
  • Certificate – Leadership in AIDS Advocacy, Trainer of Trainers (CEDPA Plan 2007)
  • Certificate – Business Consultancy (TSF 2008) Advanced Certificate – Business Communication (2019)

Awards

  • PNG HIV Parliamentary Committee Award for Services to HIV (2010)

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia Program (SKPA)