Lillian N. Mutengu
Lillian N. Mutengu is Program Manager – External Relations; Africa Region, at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI). She is in charge of Research Preparedness for IAVI’s Clinical Research Centers in Eastern Africa, Communications Focal Point for Africa, and Relationship Manager for IAVI’s Africa Civil Society Partners. Prior to Joining IAVI, Lillian led the Community Engagement portfolio at the US Military HIV Research Program (USMHRP) site in Uganda. She also managed the Community Outreach portfolio at the Straight Talk Foundation in Uganda – a leading National NGO on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH). Lillian retired from active journalism in 2005, but still has passion for health/science reporting. She brings close to 19 years of work experience in Health communication, ASRH, and Clinical Trial Research.