Priscilla is a 22-year-Ghanaian final year student at the University of Media, Arts and Communication (UniMac) and a passionate advocate for positive health outcomes for young people living with HIV. Priscilla is a Youth Leader for Health and the National President of the Young Health Advocates Ghana (YHAG), a network of young persons living with HIV with over seven hundred (700) members across Ghana. She also works with Hope for Future Generations as the Youth Lead for Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Priscilla was one of the first Young Person Living with HIV to boldly declared her status in Ghana and tell her story for her peers to adhere to treatment. She has supported and mobilized other young people living with HIV across Ghana to join Young Health Advocates Ghana (YHAG) and receive the benefits of youth-led interventions.
As a member of the Ghana Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) representing young people living with HIV, she works to ensure the voices and the needs of young people are included in the Global Fund grant implementation processes. Priscilla was also part of the planning committee of the Global Fund 20th Anniversary and had the opportunity to receive the torch during the GFAN Africa Blazing the Torch Caravan ceremony and serves as the national focal person for Ghana for W4GF.
"The Global Fund through its partnership with local civil societies is the reason I stand as a passionate advocate for young people. I am a true example of what it means to invest in young communities in making sustainable efforts towards the elimination of HIV/AIDS."