Muna Aden is a research coordinator and consultant based in Toronto. She is a member of a provincial research team investigating the prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBIs) in key populations in addition to the prevention of STBBI transmission and the engagement of newly diagnosed people into care. As a research consultant her work focuses on implementation sciences and the evaluation of clinical and community based interventions.
Muna is a member of the Black Muslim Initiative, a grass-roots advocacy & social support organisation dedicated to understanding and addressing issues at the intersection of black & Muslim experience. She is a community advisory board member of the “Because She Cares” project and is also a mentor to research trainees. Muna regularly engages in capacity building/capacity sharing initiatives and strives for the greater representation and meaningful involvement of community members in research.