Who We Are

Who We Are

Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU) is an alliance of grassroot organizations that supports community driven action on SRHR, HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and other health issues in Uganda. Membership include National CSOs, grassroot organizations, CBOs, networks and PLHIV groups.

The Alliance began working in Uganda in 2005 through a Country Office and was registered in 2010 as a company limited by guarantee by the Registrar of Companies and re-branded as Community Health Alliance Uganda.. 

The organization is governed by the Board, and Senoir Management Team (SMT) and leadership headed by the Executive Director; and competent human resource. The organization boasts of robust financial, Human Resource, program and M&E systems. 

To date, with funding from USAID, DFID, DANIDA, SIDA, the EU and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, CHAU has attained a track record of successfully managing and implementing several programmes that reach the poorest ,most vulnerable and marginalised communities. 

CHAUs unique model champions the sub- county as the basic service delivery unit and brokers parrtnership between respective communities and service providers promoting social accountability. benefits of belonging to the Alliance family include; Technical, financial monitoring and Evaluation,policy and advocacy and community systems strengthening.

Guiding principles

In conformity with its vision and mission statements, CHAU is guided by the following principles:

  1. Alignment to Global and National Priorities: CHAU will prioritize the actions that aim at reducing child mortality; improve maternal health and halt and reverse HIV incidence and reverse spread of malaria and tuberculosis. CHAU will further identify those actions that promote integration of health services.
  2. Evidence-based programming: Efforts will be made to capture and utilize information in the implementation of identified strategies. This will ensure that CHAU focuses on realizing its targets as well as adopting cost-effective resource utilization strategies.
  3. Human rights and equality: CHAU will promote and protect the human rights of every citizen in its implementation of the strategy. This will be achieved, among other things, by supporting capacity building of duty-bearers/service providers to meet their obligations and/or of rights-holders to claim their rights.
  4. Efficency and effectiveness in program delivery
  5. Gender Responsiveness and Transformative Approaches 
Mission,Vision & Goal

Our Vision: Healthy and Productive Communities in Uganda
Our Mission: To promote and support integrated health servcies, community system strengthening and health rights in Uganda
Goal: To contribute to health and National HIV/AIDS Response outcomes

Core Values
  1. Transparency
  2. Accountability
  3. Integrity 
  4. Teamwork 
  5. Respect

BOARD MEMBERS

Dr. Stephen Watiti
Dr. Stephen WatitiCHAU BOARD CHAIR

Dr Stephen Watiti is a medical doctor and was the first Ugandan medical doctor to become public about his HIV status. Read More

Dr. Sakwa Masikye Mungoma
Dr. Sakwa Masikye MungomaBOARD MEMBER

Is a qualified Statistician with training in Project Planning and National Development. Currently he is a Freelance Project Planning  Read More

Mr. Stanley Nsubuga
Mr. Stanley NsubugaBOARD MEMBER

Mr. Stanley Nsubuga ....

M.s Dora Kiconco Musinguzi
M.s Dora Kiconco MusinguziCHAU BOARD CHAIR

M.s Dora Kiconco Musinguzi ....

Ms. Deborah Alibu
Ms. Deborah AlibuBOARD MEMBER

Deborah Alibu is a financial management professional with over 10 years of experience in managing finance Read More

Dr. David Sserukka
Dr. David SserukkaBOARD MEMBER

Dr. David Sserukka ...

Ms. Janet Nakitu
Ms. Janet NakituBOARD MEMBER

Janet Nakuti is social scientist, human development and research specialist who is passionate and committed Read More

M.s Mariam Lutakome
M.s Mariam LutakomeBOARD MEMBER

M.s Mariam Lutakome ........

BOARD MEMBERS

Dr Richard Wotti Wamimbi
Dr Richard Wotti WamimbiEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dr. David Bitira
Dr. David BitiraM&E MANAGER, ACTING PROGRAMS DIRECTOR
Patrick Ajilong
Patrick AjilongADVOCACY SPECIALIST / PITCH COORDINATOR
Golooba Ronald Emmanuel
Golooba Ronald EmmanuelM&E OFFICER
Isaac Matsiko
Isaac MatsikoTAFU COORDINATOR MUBENDE DISTRICT
Asaph Byamukama
Asaph ByamukamaDIRECTOR FINANCE
Miriam Mutegesi
Miriam MutegesiFINANCE AND GRANTS MANAGER
Jennifer Abalo
Jennifer AbaloEJAF COORDINATOR
Barbra Nandyose
Barbra NandyoseADMIN ASSISTANT / FRONT DESK OFFICER
Christine Trena Asilo
Christine Trena AsiloTAFU COORDINATOR MITYANA DISTRICT
Dr Margret Elang
Dr Margret ElangPROGRAM DIRECTOR
Sam Asiimwe Mugalura
Sam Asiimwe MugaluraPROGRAM SPECIALIST- SRHR/HIV

Asiimwe Sam is the SRH and HIV Specialist at Community Health Alliance Uganda. Read More

Vivian Kigozi Nsubuga
Vivian Kigozi NsubugaHARM REDUCTION COORDINATOR

Holding a Master of Public Health /Health promotion Priority focus on health development Read More

Michael Makanaga Ssonko
Michael Makanaga SsonkoTRANSPORT & SECURITY OFFICER
Ezekiel Mutete
Ezekiel MuteteTAFU COORDINATOR KYENJOJO DISTRICT
Susan Nalubya
Susan NalubyaHR & ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

NALUBYA SUSAN is a versatile professional, qualified in the field of management and administration. Read More

Gracie Nakazzi Lubega
Gracie Nakazzi LubegaPROGRAM SPECIALIST BEHAVIORAL CHANGE COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

Nakazzi Gracie Lubega is the Program specialist Behavioral change communications . Read More

Zainab Abwooli
Zainab AbwooliFINANCE OFFICER
David Mubeezi
David MubeeziPROGRAM ASSISTANT /TRANSPORT
Earnest Bukenya
Earnest BukenyaIT SPECIALIST