Kwalar Syntia Ifaana who is better known by her stage name Ifaana Qualar is the public relations officer for SPWHA in Cameroon. Ifaana holds a BA IN English Language and a Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Buea. She also completed her MA in Theatre Arts and Cinematography at the University of Yaounde 1. Ifaana is a peer educator, facilitator and a motivational speaker. Her career interests revolve around development studies including issues on gender, youth and children, governance, human rights, health, environment, sustainable development, poverty, peace and conflict resolution. Ifaana is also interested in Media and the role it plays in community development.
Her expertise and background in using the media to educate youths have landed her positions with prominent Non-Governmental Organizations like Cameroon Youth and Students Forum for Peace (CAMYOSFOP), Center for Human Rights and Gender Empowerment, Youth Employment Services, PEP Cameroon and Harambe Cameroon. While working with Harambe Cameroon, Ifaana won the first price for problem solvers. A competition organized by Harambe aimed at bringing possible solutions to problems in the society.
Through SPWHA, Ifaana uses her expertise to effectively educate children and youths in Cameroon on issues related to HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health. Ifaana also serves as the Cameroon correspondent for Apex 1 Radio (a U.S.A based radio) and a writer for Tiptop Stars; a Cameroon entertainment blog. She is also the host of a talk show called WITHIN US WITH US.