Philippa Musoke, MBChB, PhD

Prof Philippa is the Chair of the Board of Directors for ANECCA and one of the founders of ANECCA. She is also one of the editors of  the ANECCA  “Handbook of pediatrics AIDS in Africa”.

Prof Musoke is an Associate Professor in the department of Pediatrics and Child Health at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. She has conducted multiple perinatal HIV prevention clinical trials with the Makerere University John Hopkins University (MU-JHU) collaboration, including the landmark HIVNET012 study. Currently she is the principal investigator for MU-JHU and conducts pediatric antiretroviral treatment research and operational research for implementation of prevention of mother to child HIV transmission (PMTCT). She is the vice chair of the Uganda National PMTCT committee and chair of the national pediatric antiretroviral therapy subcommittee.

She graduated from Makerere University Medical School, completed a pediatric residency at University of Louisville, Kentucky USA and did her infectious diseases fellowship at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, USA.

Dr Angela Mushavi

Dr Angela Mushavi is the vice chair of the Board of Directors of ANECCA. She is a senior pediatrician and the National PMTCT/Ped HIV  Coordinator Ministry of Health Zimbabwe. She is also one of the authors of the ANECCA handbook. Dr Mushavi is also the focal person for ANECCA in Zimbabwe.


Prof Brian Eley is one of the Founders of ANECCA, a former chairperson of the Board of Directors,  he is also one of the editors of  the ANECCA  “Handbook of Pediatrics AIDS in Africa”. Prof Brian is an Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Cape Town , Head: Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. Prof Eley is also the focal person for ANECCA in South Africa.


Ms Mary Pat Kieffer is also one of the founders of ANECCA and an editor of the “Handbook of Pediatric AIDS in Africa”. She graduated with Masters in Population and International Health from Harvard School of Public Health , and lead a pilot program for initiating infants on ART in Thailand from 2000-2002.

She is the author of a couple of publications on PMTCT, Pediatrics HIV epidemics, Pediatrics antiretroviral therapy and on the “War against Public Health”. Currently she is the Global Director for Technical Leadership Development at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)


Dr Augustine is one of the founders of ANECCA and one of the authors of the ANECCA “Handbook on Pediatric AIDS in Africa”. He is a consultant Pediatrician and neonatologist at Muhimbili University Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Prof Massawe if the focal person for ANECCA in Tanzania.


Dr Kankasa is a senior Pediatrician and Pediatric HIV Specialist at the University Teaching Hospital Lusaka Zambia. Dr Kankasa is also the focal person for ANECCA in Zambia.


Dr Ngagne Mbaye is a senior Pediatrician and a pediatric HIV Specialist with the Synergie Project in Dakar, Senegal. Dr Mbaye is the head of Sub-regional Secretariat, coordinating ANECCA activities in West and Central Africa.


Regina Oladokun is one of the founders of ANECCA, and the focal person for ANECCA in Nigeria.

She is a senior lecturer and consultant in the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit of the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.  She has Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BS), fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College in Pediatrics and also Master in Public Health (MPH).  She is a Trainer on Pediatrics HIV/AIDS for the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria.  She works with the University College Hospital, Pediatrics HIV program and also coordinates the children’s support group.  Apart from pediatrics HIV, she has also been active in the area of childhood Tuberculosis and vaccine preventable diseases and is a member of the Technical Consultative Group on improving the management of Tuberculosis in children in Nigeria.