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Global HIV Nursing Committee

To identify and respond to the diverse issues of the global HIV/AIDS nursing workforce which impact health care delivery. If you are interested in joining this committee, please complete the consent to serve application.


  • Establish a strong ANAC presence in the constituency of health professionals working in global HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment
  • Advocate for safe, effective and adequately resourced environments for nursing colleagues working in HIV/AIDS care, particularly those in resource-limited settings
  • Collaborate with international colleagues to advocate for and develop evidence based policies and guidance which ensure high quality patient    centered care, building on nurse-led models of care and effective use of interdisciplinary health care teams.
  • Serve as a thought leader that effectively uses research to inform health policy and guidance at the country, regional and global level
  • Create a platform to support and engage expert ANAC constituents able to lead improvements in clinical and research capacity of nurses in resource-limited settings 

If you would like to inquire about expert resources through the committee in a particular area (e.g. training, clinical support, curriculum development) or within specific countries or regions, complete the request form here.

Committee co-chairs:  Ellen Schell and Carmen Portillo
Committee members: Eric Affedzie, Kingsley Babila, Kayla Britt, Noriel Calaguas, Emily Comstock, Barb de Rose, Ryan De Torres, Abigail Kazembe, Dorie Kogut, Susan Michaels-Strasser, Roison Andro Narvaez, Carolyn Nganga-Good, Jerry Nutor, Lucy Nyirenda, Prof. Ijeoma Okoronkwo, Dina Patel, Uzoamaka Uja, Sue Willard, Deb Winter
Board liaison: Patricia Cioe
ANAC Staff Member: Bernadette Githiora, Carole Treston

This committee meets by conference call at least quarterly and gathers in committee at the annual conference.

Administrative forms

Quarterly Report
Committee Annual Report

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