Musa Hove is a qualified and passionate public health expert with a focus on integrated HIV/AIDS, SRHR and Gender Norms Transformative programming. He possess valuable knowledge and over 10 years’ of experience working within the development and public health sectors in the UK, New Zealand, Australia and Southern Africa region.
Musa holds a Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Melbourne. In his current capacity as a Regional Programmes Manager with SAfAIDS, he leads and coordinates the implementation of regional and in-country programmes including Changing the Rivers Flow: A Gender Norms Transformative Programme for Young People. The programme was implemented in partnership with Sonke Gender Justice and seeks to transform gender roles and promote more gender-equitable relationships between young men and young women to reduce HIV, GBV and promote positive SRHR within hard to reach communities in Zimbabwe.
Musa is also the current coordinator of MenEngage Zimbabwe (MEZi), a network of civil society organisations, research and learning institutions including UN bodies working with men and boys to promote health, women’s rights and gender equality in Zimbabwe.
Musa is actively involved with MenEngage Africa as the Youth Advisory Coordinator within the Africa network’s decision-making Steering Committee representing strategic youth engagement across the continent.