Cameron Boyle, Digital Campaigns and Media Officer
Cameron joined the Action for Global Health team as Digital Campaigns and Media Officer in May 2023. He is responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating cross-platform campaigns and scaling up the Network’s media coverage.
Previously, Cameron worked as Media Officer at Syria Relief, the UK’s largest Syria-focused NGO. During his tenure, the organisation evolved into its parent organisation, Action For Humanity, which responds to emergencies through humanitarian, development and peace-building action.
Cameron is passionate about refugee rights, and volunteers for refugee charities in Greater Manchester including Manchester City of Sanctuary. His role involves attending in-person sessions with people seeking sanctuary and acting as the organisation’s communications lead; delivering campaigns and creating multi-channel content.
He holds an MA in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Glasgow.
Katie joined Action for Global Health as Network Manager in April 2019. She is responsible for engaging with UK government and global health stakeholders, implementing AfGH’s advocacy strategy, coordinating member activities, fundraising and guiding the strategic direction of the organisation. Katie also represents Action for Global Health through her seat on the Advisory Group for the UHC2030 Civil Society Engagement Mechanism.
Previously, Katie was the Events and Advocacy Officer at the Coalition for Global Prosperity, where she focused on sustaining parliamentary support for DFID’s work and international development more broadly. She has also worked with a number of grassroots organisations in Uganda, including the Uganda Landmine Survivors Association and M-LISADA Kampala.
Katie studied English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford.
Nabila Saddiq Tayub, Membership Expansion and Policy Project Manager
Nabila joined Action for Global Health in July 2022 as a Project Manager covering policy and operations for both AfGH and STOPAIDS and works on AfGH membership expansion, fundraising and policy development. Prior to this Nabila was Network and Development Manager (maternity cover) for STOPAIDS, working on organisational development, M&E and impact, financial management, fundraising and membership.
Nabila has 16 years of experience working in HIV/AIDS and public health with Medecins sans Frontieres (on decentralising care in Malawi’s biggest HIV/AIDS project and on human resources for health (HRH) and as pro bono Strategic Director of a local women’s and girls HIV/AIDS support group network in southern Malawi.
Nabila has also worked in Health Systems Strengthening and improving quality of care in rural clinics in Malawi and palliative care in Rwanda with Doctors Worldwide and helped set up Malawi’s first Covid-19 treatment centre and homecare programme as Outpatient Director.
Nabila is a trustee of the Islamic Health Association of Malawi and founding chair and trustee of the charity Road to Relief and read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford , MPhil in Social and Political Science from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Sabrina Bowen, Senior Fundraising and Development Officer
Sabrina joined Action for Global Health in August 2022 as Senior Fundraising and Development Officer. She previously worked at Concern Worldwide UK and a children’s charity in South Africa where she managed and developed relationships with trusts and foundations, leading on the development of fundraising proposals.
Sabrina has an MSc in International Development and Social Anthropology and is extremely passionate about global health equity.
Melanie coordinates the COVID-19 Working Group at Action for Global Health and is responsible for developing the group’s advocacy, working with global stakeholders and engaging with UK government.
Previously, Melanie has managed campaigns for Amnesty International, ActionAid UK and International Planned Parenthood (IPPF), where she led a global SRHR advocacy project to build momentum for the right to abortion.
Melanie has facilitated a range of grassroots organising projects, and is an advocate for mental health – speaking at a range of events and hosting a series of wellness and mental health workshops for those living with mental health conditions.
She is completing a Masters in Gender, Sexuality and Society.
Médéric Engel, Students for Global Health Coordinator
Médéric joined the Action for Global Health team as the Students for Global Health Coordinator in August 2023. He is responsible for supporting the activities of the SfGH National Committee and the wider SfGH network.
Passionate about disaster management and humanitarian response, Médéric worked as Project Coordinator for grassroot organisations in refugee camps in Greece and for All Hands and Hearts in Nepal. He studied a MA Migration and Global Development at the University of Sussex, where he specialised in community resilience and capacity building.
Enthusiastic about students’ power to make change happen, he volunteered with UNICEF UK and collaborated with various students’ groups and networks.
Fiona joined Sightsavers in November 2020 as a Health Policy Advisor where she works on eye health and disability inclusion in health both within the UK development system and within the broader UN system. She currently represents Sightsavers at CONCORD, the EU NGO network and in the Action for Global Health working groups. Prior to joining Sightsavers she worked at Irish Aid on EU development policy during the pivotal negotiations on the new EU development instruments.
She joined the Action for Global Health Steering Committee in August 2021. She is also a member of the National Women’s Council of Ireland.
With a BSc in Optometry and a Masters in International Public Health, and experience working in healthcare in Ireland and on health care worker capacity building programmes Malawi, she has a unique combination of experience and knowledge. She is passionate about strengthening health systems and equity in access to healthcare.
Vinny Wooding, Senior Parliamentary Advocacy Officer, RESULTS UK
Vinny Wooding is a Senior Parliamentary Advocacy Officer at RESULTS UK and serves as coordinator of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tuberculosis. Before joining RESULTS UK, Vinny worked for the Chair of the International Development Select Committee, Homes England and the Labour Party. Alongside his full-time role, Vinny is also studying for an MSc in Political Thought at SOAS.
Dylan Bruce, Health Policy and Advocacy Adviser, Save the Children UK
Dylan joined Save the Children UK in August 2021, where he coordinates advocacy on global health in the UK.
Prior to joining the sector, Dylan worked in a range of roles in the UK civil service: from the implementation of Brexit at the Department of Exiting the EU, to supporting the development of new trade agreements at the Department of International Trade.
During the pandemic, directly before joining Save the Children, Dylan supported the UK’s vaccine rollout and led the development of multilateral and global access policy in the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce.
Dylan has a degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews, enjoys pubs, hiking and when animals from different species become friends with each other.
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