Director Social Franchising
A trained laboratory science and sexual and reproductive health professional, organizational leader, and seasoned program management compliance lead, Mr. Gudukeya brings 21 years of professional experience working in public health in Zimbabwe and Botswana, and 17 years with Population Solutions for Health in Zimbabwe.
Mr. Gudukeya has a long history of introducing and implementing innovative health solutions. First, as part of a team of experts, Mr. Gudukeya expanded a Franchise of HIV testing facilities, New Start, to become a hub of integrated HIV and SRH service delivery clinics providing HIV testing services, antiretroviral therapy, pre-exposure prophylaxis, TB screening and treatment, Family Planning, cervical cancer prevention, syndromic management of STIs, and services for survivors of SGBV, with an increasing emphasis on programming for the hard-to-reach, such as Key Populations, Adolescent Girls and Young Women and People with Disabilities.
He also led the setting up and accreditation of a molecular laboratory providing HIV Viral load, HPV DNA, and COVID diagnostic services. Mr. Gudukeya worked with a team of nurses and researchers to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of self-sample collection for HPV DNA using QIAGEN’s careHPV platform, the results of which were used to safely introduce self-sample collection in the Cervical Cancer Prevention program.