Kevin Osborne leads our work in South Africa. Photo: PATH.
Program Leader, South Africa
Kevin Osborne is PATH’s country program leader for South Africa, based in Johannesburg. The program is focused largely on supporting the South Africa National Department of Health to improve the lives of mothers, babies, and orphans; strengthen health systems; and partner to introduce and scale up reproductive, maternal and neonatal, and diagnostic technologies.
Mr. Osborne’s 20-year career in public health includes extensive experience in HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health (SRH). Prior to joining PATH in 2013, he spent ten years at the International Planned Parenthood Federation in London, where he served as senior HIV advisor and led large-scale collaborations to link SRH and HIV responses and work to include antiretroviral therapy in family planning and reproductive health care.
Mr. Osborne also served as director of HIV at the Futures Group International in Washington, DC, and country director in South Africa on the POLICY project (funded by United States Agency for International Development), in addition to co-leading the global Interagency Working Group on SRH and HIV Linkages.
Mr. Osborne is a member of the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS and the Cochrane Collaboration HIV Review Group. He holds a Higher Diploma of Education from the University of South Africa, an LLB degree from the University of Cape Town, and a BA from Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.