Dr. Pasquine N. Ogunsanya (MD, MPH, FAIPH) is a Public Health Specialist and a fellow of the African Institute of Public health with vast experience in tropical medicine and comprehensive HIV/AIDS care for both adults and children. She has undergone several trainings in leadership and management, and counseling. She is an advocate for inclusive HIV/AIDS and Sexual reproductive health and rights services for all, especially the vulnerable and marginalised communities.
In February 2007, Dr. Ogunsanya and her husband co-founded Alive Medical Services (AMS), a non-profit organization whose vision is a world in which those in need of medical care have access to state-of-the-art medical services provided with love and dignity. In addition, AMS offers free comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment and psychosocial support to its clients.
AMS is a high volume HIV/AIDS clinic with a replicable model that delivers high-quality HIV/AIDS care integrated with Sexual reproductive health and rights, mental health services, and socio-economic empowerment. In the last 14 years, AMS has registered tremendous growth and served over 750,000 people in Uganda and so far tested over 230,000 people for HIV and served more than17,000 People Living with HIV.
Love and dignity are some of the main core values that Dr. Ogunsanya, as founder and Executive Director, has instilled in the AMS team and drive all of AMS’s work, fostering state-of-the-art medical services that those in need have full access to.
Dr. Ogunsanya currently serves as a board member of four organizations. She and her organization have received more than 33 national and international awards for their outstanding work, including Nelson Mandela.
Dr. Pasquine has presented abstracts about her organization’s work at several International and national conferences, including at the international AIDS conferences.
In her free time, Dr. Ogunsanya loves reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.