APIAHF
Capacity Building Manager

Ben Cabangun serves as a Capacity Building Manager with interest in strengthening the management workforce of HIV/AIDS service organizations. He enjoys learning how leaders approach and solve complex challenges and examining its application across sectors. He has 10 years of diverse experiences in health service provision, project management, program design, monitoring, and evaluation in the non-profit sector. StrengthsFinder 2.0: Achiever, Activator, Focus, Competition, Significance. Myers-Briggs: Extrovert, Intuitive, Thinking, Judging (ENTJ).

Expertise & Interests:
• Fiscal Resource Development and Management
• Human Resource Development and Management
• HIV service integration strategies
• HIV testing services in non-traditional/non-clinical settings
• Enhancing linkage to and retention in primary care services for newly diagnosed HIV+
• Quality assurance and continuous improvement through treatment cascade
• National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care
• Jurisdictional HIV Prevention Planning Bodies and Comprehensive Program Planning

Capacity building approach:
“I approach capacity building with a lens of collaborative and critical problem solving—influenced by scholars such as Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales, Jeffery Duncan Andrade, Tom Rath, and the Heath Brothers.”