Ms. Oarabile Makgabana-Dintwa
Makgabana- Dintwa has 15 years work experience in the HIV/AIDS field; 5 of which were in HIV clinical trials BHP; 7 years in the mining sector (Debswana) and later US funded projects focused on project management, capacity building and research. Makgabana has solid background in communication for behavioural impact through her health education and promotion, Psychology and Public Health background. She has grown up the ranks from a Counsellor/Health Educator at Botswana Harvard Partnership to a HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Officer at Debswana, later to join Peace Corps as Program Manager coordinating capacity building initiatives with District AIDS Coordinators offices through-out Botswana. Makgabana-Dintwa then joined University of Botswana (Faculty of Medicine) were she coordinated and facilitated Health Systems Research and ethics training, conducted and supported research projects within the Faculty and did consultancy work. Makgabana-Dintwa strengths are project management and coordination; training and capacity building, conducting research especially qualitative research.