John Chinga

Jonah Chinga is currently the Executive Assistant at the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK), with extensive experience in coalition building.His diverse background and focus on community collaboration and on HIV vaccine advocacy has led him to a number of community leadership roles and work with notable organizations such as the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) as an associate with the equality and non-discrimination thematic program. On a more personal level, his commitment and passion in advocacy towards a safe and enabling environment for minorities is both impeccable and admirable.

He was previously chair to the board of GALCK; he has ensured his organizations visibility in various international platforms such as HIV research for prevention (HIVR4P), the world’s first international meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research, where he delivered an oral presentation on best practices in engaging LGBTIQ+ community in research Kenya. He is also a member of the Right Here Right Now platform and previously the Chairperson where he ensured inclusion of LGBTIQ and youth issues.

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