Program participants have come from a range of countries.

Malaria Vaccine Advocacy fellows have come away from the program with strengthened communication skills and focused advocacy plans, often gaining international media attention and affecting positive policy change. Participants in the 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 programs are listed below alphabetically by year. 

2012 fellows

Eric Achidi, Acting Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Cameroon

Muhammed Afolabi, Research Clinician, Medical Research Council Laboratories, Gambia

Harry Boateng, Pediatrician, Presbyterian Hospital/Lead Clinician, Malaria Vaccine Research, Malaria Research Centre, Ghana

Mark Kaddumukasa, Lecturer, Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Uganda

Simon Kariuki, Chief, Malaria Branch/Principal Research Officer, Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Kenya

Georges Ki-Zerbo, Regional Malaria Adviser & Coordinator, Communicable Diseases, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, Congo-Brazzaville

Scholastica Lan, Programme Manager, Nigerian Academy of Sciences, Nigeria

Christine Mubiru, Primary Policy Analyst, Ministry of Health, Uganda

Ally Olutu, Senior Research Clinician, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Institution, Kenya

Kafaruki Shubis, Research Scientist, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania

2011 fellows

Daniel Amoako-Sakyi, Lecturer and Head of Microbiology Department, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Edith Annan, National Professional Officer, Medicines and Health Technologies, World Health Organization (WHO), Ghana

Ibrahim Bello, Senior Hospital Consultant, Department of Family Medicine, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex (OAUTHC), Nigeria

Alassane Dicko, Scientific Director, National Institute of Health, University of Bamako Research Programs at the Malaria Research and Training Center, Mali

Elizabeth Juma, National Malaria Control Program Manager, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Kenya

Noah Nyende, Research Officer, Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS), Uganda

Mahamadou Aly Thera, Head of the Mali Malaria Vaccine Development Unit (MMVDU) at Malaria Research and Training Center (MRTC), Mali

Lucas Tina Otieno, Research Officer/Physician Investigator, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/Walter Reed Project, Kenya

Charles Wanga, Communications and Publications Officer, JHPIEGO, Tanzania

2010 fellows

Abdoulaye Diabaté, Researcher, Institut de Recherche en Science de la Santé (IRSS)/Centre Muraz, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Franklin Asiedu-Bekoe, Public Health Specialist, Head of Surveillance, Ashanti Regional Health Directorate, Kumasi, Ghana

Benson BA Estambale, Director, University of Nairobi, Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya

Christine Manyando, Head of Public Health Department, Tropical Diseases Research Centre (TDRC), Ndola, Zambia

Samuel Kofi Newton, Clinical Research Fellow, Kintampo Health Research Center, Kintampo, Ghana

Mary Olapeju Otsemobor, Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant/ Malariologist, Wajomate Consultants (Formerly Deputy Director/Head M&E, National Malaria Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health), Nigeria

Felicia Owusu-Antwi, National Program Officer, WHO Ghana/RBM, Accra, Ghana

Alfred B. Tiono, Head, Public Health Department, Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

John N. Waitumbi, Research Director, Walter Reed Project, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kisumu, Kenya

2009 fellows

George Olusegun Ademowo, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training, College of Medicine, at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Thomas Gordon Egwang, Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya; CEO, Uganda Media for Health, Kampala, Uganda; Director General and CEO of Med Biotech Laboratories, Kampala, Uganda

Tinto Halidou, Senior Scientist, Institut de Recherche en Science de la Santé/Centre Muraz, Nanoro District Hospital, Nanoro, Burkina Faso

Gertrude Chapotera Kalanda, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Research Support Centre, College of Medicine at the University of Malawi, Lilongwe, Malawi

Kwadwo Ansah Koram, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Ramadhani Abdallah Noor, Clinical Trials Coordinator, African Malaria Network Trust, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

James Aggrey Oloo, Network Director, African Malaria Network Trust, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Norbert Mwamburi Peshu, Director, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research-Coast, Kilifi, Kenya

Donath S. Tarimo, Lecturer in Parasitology and Medical Entomology, Department of Parasitology/Entomology, School of Public Health and Social Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

2008 fellows

Selidji Todagbe Agnandji, Clinical Researcher, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné, Gabon

Daniel Ansong, Consultant Pediatrician and Senior Clinical Investigator, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

Kwaku Poku Asante, Clinical Research Fellow, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana

John Tanko Bawa, Project Manager for the Agogo Malaria Vaccine Research Site, Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Agogo, Ghana

John Gyapong, Director, Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana

John Peter Andrea Lusingu, Co-principal Investigator/Epidemiologist, National Institute for Medical Research, Korogwe, Tanzania

Pasiens Stephen Mapunda, Director, Centre for Enhancement of Effective Malaria interventions, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Jean Bosco Ouédraogo, Regional Director, Institut de Recherche en Sciences de las Sante, Ouagadougou, Burkina faso

Ruth Owusu, Research Physician and Clinical Research Fellow, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana

2007 fellows

Antoinette Ba-Nguz, Senior Program Officer, PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative, Bethesda, MD

Andrew Kitua, Director General, National Institute for Medical Research, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Wilfred Mbacham, Associate Professor of Public Health Biotechnology, Biotechnology Center, University of Yaoundé 1, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Bernhards Ogutu, Principal Research Officer, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kisumu, Kenya; Senior Clinical Trialist, Malaria Clinical Trials Alliance (MCTA), INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana

Seth Owusu-Agyei, Director, Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC), Kintampo, Ghana

Boemo Sekgoma, HIV & AIDS Officer, Southern African Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Forum, Windhoek, Namibia

2006 fellows

Fred Binka, Dean of the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana; Project Manager, Malaria Clinical Trials Alliance (MCTA), Accra, Ghana

Daniel J. Carucci, Director of Science and Director, Grand Challenges in Global Health, Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Carter L. Diggs, Senior Technical Advisor, US Agency for International Development (USAID) Malaria Vaccine Development Program, Washington, DC

Col. D. Gray Heppner, Head, Malaria Vaccine Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Silver Spring, Maryland

Adrian V.S. Hill, Professor of Human Genetics, Chairman of the Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine and Director of the Jenner Institute, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Rose Leke, Director, Biotechnology of the Centre and Professor of Immunology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Carole Long, Head, Immunology, Malaria Vaccine Development Branch (MVDB), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/National Institutes of Health (NIAID/NIH), Rockville, MD; Adjunct Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, MCP-Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA

Melinda Moree, former Director, PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI), Bethesda, MD

Magda Robalo World Health Organization (WHO) Country Representative, Windhoek, Namibia