The OIHC Team
The team from the Office for Institutional HIV Co-ordination (OIHC) shares a passion for HIV and AIDS and a commitment to address HIV and AIDS within Higher Education. The 4 permanent staff members were appointed to drive the various components of Stellenbosch University’s comprehensive institutional HIV response.
Monica du Toit (Manager OIHC)
Monica du Toit oversees all institutional HIV activities and is responsible for the strategic coordination and implementation of the HIV response at SU. She is actively involved in the development and facilitation of HIV related training and has a special interest in HIV counselling and support.
Janine Roussouw (Administrative officer)
Janine Roussouw is responsible for the administrative and financial management and acts as the first contact at the OIHC. She also serves as a Staff Peer Educator within the employee Wellness Programme, is a qualified HIV counsellor and has a special interest in community HIV counselling and support.
Jaco Brink (Co-ordinator: HIV Prevention Programmes)
Jaco Brink is responsible for the coordination of HIV prevention programmes targeting students. These programmes include Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) campaigns, Peer Education, community outreach and service learning. Additionally, he is an experienced trainer/facilitator and is involved in various communication and training activities related to gender and discrimination. He has a special research interest in male sexual health issues at SU.
Michelle Munro (Co-ordinator: Curriculum Development and Training)
Michelle Munro co-ordinates institutional HIV curriculum development within various academic departments. She is also responsible for the development, facilitation, co-ordination and evaluation of HIV training programmes presented to local, national and international participants as well as the development of HIV e-learning modules for students and staff. She has a special research interest in HIV curriculum development within the Higher Education context.