Manager, Drug User Health
Abiel Gebrehiwot (Ah-Bell Geb-Ri-Hi-Wet) is a manager on the Drug User Health Team who is currently focusing on Strengthening the Capacity of SSPs to Respond to COVID-19. This program aims to strengthen the capacity of SSPs to serve as critically essential access points for COVID-19 services. Prior to Working at NASTAD, Abiel managed a syringe exchange in south Minneapolis called the Indigenous Peoples Task Force which aimed to strengthen the health and wellness of indigenous populations of Minnesota. Abiel also has experience as an advocate and served on planning committee’s with and for tribal health services.