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Peter Okaalet

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Physician Peter Okaalet is executive director of Okaalet and Associates. He was formerly senior director for Health and HIV/AIDS Policy at MAP International and a member of MAP’s Global Council. Okaalet began his medical career in 1980 as a medical officer and later medical superintendent at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Tororo, Uganda, before venturing into private practice in Malaba. He served as a medical officer with the AIDS Support Organization in the Tororo branch, as well as a medical administrator with Bukedi Diocese, and finally as a medical coordinator and physician-in-charge at the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology clinic. He is on the international faculty at Haggai Institute, a Christian international leadership and evangelism training organization. In 2005 he was named as one of TIME Magazine’s Global Health Heroes. Okaalet holds master’s degrees in Divinity and Theology from the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology, along with a degree in Medicine from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda.