Keletso Makofane is a scholar with the Global Health Policy and Politics Initiative at the O’Neill Institute. He is a public health researcher and activist who works in the global HIV response with a focus on sexual minority men in east and southern Africa.

Makofane is a member of the governing council for the International Aids Society, the largest membership organization of individuals who work in the HIV response. He sits on the board of LVCT Health, a leading HIV service organization in Kenya, and on the founding board of Global Black Gay Men Connect, an activist collective that aims to build power to stop discrimination and violence inflicted on Black gay men around the world. Makofane has served on various working groups and committees that shape the global response to HIV. These include the World Health Organization Strategic and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) on HIV and viral hepatitis and the Guidelines Development Group for the first comprehensive World Health Organization guidelines for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care for key populations.

Makofane is currently a doctoral candidate in social epidemiology at Harvard University. He holds an MPH in biostatistics, which he earned as a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University.

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