Contacts

John Pukali

Program Coordinator – SKPA Program

Background

  • Establishment of the 1st PNG Transgender Organization in 2016
  • FHI 360 (2013) Exploring Gender-Based Violence Among Men Who Have Sex with Men, Male Sex Worker and Transgender Communities in Bangladesh and Papua New Guinea.
  • APTN (2020) A Peer-led Study on the Rights and Social Experiences of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Fiji, PNG & Samoa.

Appointments

  • Treasurer & Secretary – Kapul Champions (2016 – current)
  • President – Hetura NCD LGBT Group (2016 - current)
  • Alternate CCM Member CSO HIV 2 – Country Coordinating Mechanism PNG (2017 – Current
  • National Delegate (Kapul Champion Rep) – Key Population Advocacy Consortium (2019 - current)

Positions

  • April 2020 – Present: Program Coordinator – Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia Program (SKPA)
  • August 2019 – April 2020: Project Officer, Burnet Institute
  • Drop In Centre Coordinator – Save the Children PNG, Poro Sapot Project (2016 – 2017)
  • Area Facilitation Coordinator – Save the Children PNG, Poro Sapot Project (2014 – 2017)
  • Area Facilitation Officer – Save the Children PNG, Poro Sapot Project (2012 – 2014)
  • Outreach Volunteer – Save the Children PNG, Poro Sapot Project (2011 – 2012
  • Research Consultant – FHI360 (2011)
  • Data Entry & Customer Care Officer – PNG Power (2005 – 2006)

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Arts (Papua New Guinea Studies) – Divine Word University (2006 – 2008)

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia Program (SKPA)