CEHURD Staff

Moses Mulumba.

Executive Director
mulumba@cehurd.org

Moses Mulumba is an advocate of the High Court of Uganda and currently heads the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD). His current areas of interest include: Global Health Law and Policy, Intellectual Property Law and Drug and Devices Regulation. He is an African Advisor to the HIV and the Law Commission of UNDP and a Board Member of the Uganda National Drug Authority (NDA). Mr. Mulumba has successfully been a principle and co-investigator on a number of research projects funded by among others; IDRC, SIDA, Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, European Union, the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) and the European Space Agency. He has a Bachelors of Laws (LLB), a Master of Laws (LLM) and a Master of Philosophy.

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Moses Mulumba.

Moses Mulumba.

Executive Director

David Kabanda.

Programmes coordinator
kabanda@cehurd.org

Kabanda David is the Programs Coordinator with the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development. He is an advocate with special interest in Human Rights mostly the right to health. He practices this through public interest litigation, research and invoking health equity, fairness and the doctrine of public trust. He has led several public interest cases in maternal health, mental health and the right to a clean and a healthy environment. His career is devoted to social inclusion and accountability in areas of Economic, Social and Cultural rights, using human rights approaches. He lectures law and holds Bachelors of Laws. He did a Post Graduate Bar Course Diploma at the Law Development Centre, Kampala Uganda and has Masters in Law from Makerere University.

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David Kabanda.

David Kabanda.

Programmes coordinator

Gertrude Nakanwagi

Operations Manager
nakanwagi@cehurd.org

Gertrude Nakanwagi is the Operations Manager with CEHURD. She is responsible for providing administrative support for day-to-day running of the organisation, as well as ensuring smooth operation of various processes within CEHURD. Ms Nakanwagi has been expansively trained in project management, logistics management, and operational strategizing. She holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, a Master’s in Development Studies, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management.

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Gertrude Nakanwagi

Gertrude Nakanwagi

Operations Manager

Noor Nakibuuka Musisi

Programme Manager- Community Empowerment
nakibuuka@cehurd.org

Nakibuuka Noor Musisi is the Community Empowerment’s Program Manager. She is a Ugandan lawyer with special interest in advocating for the right to health, specifically women's rights. Nakibuuka participated on a number of parallel sessions such as the Convention on Population and Development held in New York. She has vast experiences in coalition building and coordinating. She holds a Bachelor's of Laws and is currently pursuing her Master's in Law. In addition, Noor has professional training in the struggle for health offered by International People's Health University of the People's Health Movement as well as creative activism offered by the School for Creative Activism in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Noor Nakibuuka Musisi

Noor Nakibuuka Musisi

Programme Manager- Community Empowerment

Primah Kwagala.

Strategic Litigation.
kwagala@cehurd.org

Primah Kwagala is the Strategic Litigation’s Program Manager. She is a trained lawyer with interest in health and human rights advocacy, national and international humanitarian law, access to medicines, open access initiatives, creative commons, intellectual property, and community advocacy. She has experience building civil society groups, coordinating youth to build clubs for health advocacy, and influencing health law and policies. She is also familiar with national and international human rights based mechanisms of addressing rights violations as well as e-campaigns. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and postgraduate qualifications in public health, human rights, intellectual property and access to medicines, new media and digital technology, among others. Ms Primah Kwagala was in 2012 a human rights fellow with the Institute for the study of human rights at Columbia University, in New York.

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Primah Kwagala.

Primah Kwagala.

Strategic Litigation.

Joy Asasira.

Programme Manager- Research Documentation and Advocacy
asasira@cehurd.org

Joy Asasira is an advocate of the High court of Uganda and is currently the Research, Documentation and Advocacy’s Program Manager. She is a women’s human rights advocate who has been involved in the design, implementation and monitoring of programs aimed at improving access to sexual reproductive health rights information and services for women and girls across East Africa. She also has expertise in the area of building, coordinating and networking coalitions both at a national and grassroots level. She has a Bachelor of Laws from Makerere University, a Diploma in legal practice from the Law Development Centre and currently pursuing a Master’s of Public Health...

 

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Joy Asasira.

Joy Asasira.

Programme Manager- Research Documentation and Advocacy

Jackson Kiyaga

Finance Manager
kiyaga@cehurd.org

Jackson Kiyaga is the Finance Manager at CEHURD. He possesses a Diploma in Cooperative and Business Administration, a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Auditing, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance), and a Certificate in Accountancy and Payroll.

Kiyaga is passionate about human rights and equality.>

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Jackson Kiyaga

Jackson Kiyaga

Finance Manager

Rose Wakikona

Programme Officer- Strategic Litigation Program
wakikona@cehurd.org

Rose Wakikona is a Programme Officer with Center for Health, Human Rights and Development under the Strategic Litigation Programme. She is an advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a Bachelor of Laws Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She has a wealth of experience in litigation and a special interest in litigating the violation of Human Rights especially the right to health. She is currently involved in research, sexual reproductive health rights, access to information and mental health.

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Rose Wakikona

Rose Wakikona

Programme Officer- Strategic Litigation Program

Ibrahim Nsereko

Programme Officer- Strategic Litigation Program
nsereko@cehurd.org

Nsereko Ibrahim is a Program Officer under the Research, Documentation and Advocacy Program. He is a lawyer with interest in human rights, particularly the right to health. Mr. Nsereko has been involved in research, documentation and advocacy on reproductive health, access to medicines, access to education materials and intellectual property. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, and a postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

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Ibrahim Nsereko

Ibrahim Nsereko

Programme Officer- Strategic Litigation Program

Aguti Lilian Rose

Programme Assistant- Community Empowerment Program
aguti@cehurd.org

Aguti Lilian is a working under the Community Empowerment Program. She holds a Degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University, a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management from Uganda Management Institute and a certificate in Psycho social Approaches to Community Empowerment, Transformation and Development from Mbarara University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine.

She has 6 years experience in working as an administrator, experience in data collection, research and has also experience in using participatory methodologies for field trainings.

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Aguti Lilian Rose

Aguti Lilian Rose

Programme Assistant- Community Empowerment Program

Francis Serunjogi

Programme Officer- Community Empowerment Program
serunjogi@cehurd.org

Francis Serunjogi is a Program Officer under the Community Empowerment Program. He is skilled in lobbying, mass media communication, research, community outreach, and facilitating workshops.

Mr. Serunjogi coordinates and facilitates training sessions for district stakeholders –such as health workers, community health, and people living with HIV (PLHIV) networks– in order to build capacity and assure best practices within communities across the country.

Mr. Serunjogi has experience in overcoming health and human rights challenges. He works to ensure laws are used as tools for advocacy and for the realization of health and human rights. He Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. ^

 

 

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Francis Serunjogi

Francis Serunjogi

Programme Officer- Community Empowerment Program

Adrian Ddungu

Accounts officer
ddungu@cehurd.org

Adrian Ddungu is a certified public accountant working as  the  accounts officer at the  Center for Health Human Rights and Development ( CEHURD). His foremost areas of interest currently include : Project Financial Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Financial Consultancy. Mr. Dungu has in the past managed an array of  project s from recognize donors including but not limited to UNDP, European Union, IPPF, USAID, IDRC among others.

Adrian has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration BBA from Makerere University, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Uganda (ICPAU) and currently a student of tax CTA Certified Tax Advisor at the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda.

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Adrian Ddungu

Adrian Ddungu

Accounts officer

Vivien Nakiyingi

Administrative Assistant
nakiyingi@cehurd.org

Vivien Nakiyingi is an Administrative Assistant at Center for Health, Human Rights and Development(CEHURD). She is responsible for ensuring office management,customer relations, operational skills, and receiving calls to the organization. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Makerere University Business School(MUBS).

Vivien is hospitable , pays attention to detail, and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

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Vivien Nakiyingi

Vivien Nakiyingi

Administrative Assistant

Assumpta Nalukwago

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
nalukwago@cehurd.org

Assumpta Nalukwago is a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer with CEHURD. She is a trained teacher with a Master’s in Education (Administration and planning), Bachelor’s in Education and has 5 years experience in teaching. She holds a postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation and additional training in advocacy. She has engaged in a number of advocacy activities through coordination and mobilization. She is enthusiastic in finding opportunities and always seeking to learn.

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Assumpta Nalukwago

Assumpta Nalukwago

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Muhumuza Abdul Kharim

Programme Officer- Research Documentation and Advocacy
muhumuza@cehurd.org

Muhumuza Abdul Kharim is a Program Officer working with CEHURD under the Research, Documentation and Advocacy Program. Since joining CEHURD in October 2015, he has also had experience working with the Community Empowerment Program. Abdul Kharim enjoys working in the spheres of development and youth empowerment with the goal of promoting health and human rights within communities.

Abdul Kharim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management from Kampala International University.

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Muhumuza Abdul Kharim

Muhumuza Abdul Kharim

Programme Officer- Research Documentation and Advocacy

Jacqueline Nassimbwa

Research Officer
nassimbwa@cehurd.org

Jacqueline Nassimbwa is a Public Health Specialist with a MSc in  International Health from Charite University Berlin, University  College London and Karolinska  University. She also has professional  skills in scientific writing, research ethics, human rights, managing  donor projects and quality improvement in health care, among others.  Her professional interests are in the MCH field, specifically research, project design and  management.

She is a Global Health Corps fellow and has over five years front-line  experience in Maternal and Child Health (MCH). In 2011, she was part  of a team that developed the Mother Friendly Hospital initiative to  address facilities’ preparedness for pregnancies and complications and  coordinated a research on East African Universities’ contribution to  MDG5 for maternal health. She led assessment of government structures  in delivery of MCH services and designed interventions to integrate  HIV and MCH. She also designed a cloud system to improve data  quality, service delivery and improve service demand in maternal and  child health clinics.  She further has experience in child protection,  community engagement in health governance and is currently working in  sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR).

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Jacqueline Nassimbwa

Jacqueline Nassimbwa

Research Officer

Joseph Mulindwa

Office Assistant
mulindwa@cehurd.com

Mulindwa Dan Joseph is a teacher by profession and currently works with CEHURD as a volunteer in the Strategic Litigation Program. He has managed court processes which include; filing, paying court /government duties, and transporting staff to different community visits around Uganda. Joseph has also worked with companies like Byokusheka and Mayfare building his experience in community work.

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Joseph Mulindwa

Joseph Mulindwa

Office Assistant

Richard Hasunira

Technical Collaborator
hasunira@cehurd.com

Mr Hasunira is a Technical Collaborator with CEHURD’s Community Empowerment Program. He is in charge of developing concepts for various community projects as well as developing tools for the activities in the field. His focus on field research contributes to the fostering of partnerships and the development of best practices for community health partners.
Mr Hasunira was an advocacy fellow with the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition (AVAC) and undertaken advocacy for biomedical HIV prevention and prevention research. In addition, Mr Hasunira chairs the Community Advisory Board of Makerere University Walter Reed Project. Mr Hasunira holds an Honours (BA) degree in economics and history as well as a Masters in Economic Policy and Planning (MA EPP) from Makerere University.

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Richard Hasunira

Richard Hasunira

Technical Collaborator

Specioza Avako

Programme Officer- Strategic Litigation Program
avako@cehurd.org

Specioza Avako is a legal volunteer with CEHURD under the strategic litigation program. She holds a Bachelors degree in law from Makerere University and a post graduate diploma in legal practice from the Law Development Center. She is passionate about advocating and litigating human rights, participating in policy change, intellectual property and environmental law. She has been instrumental in pursuing social justice and accountability for indigent persons by actively participating in court processes, mediation and negotiations concerning significant matters such as access to information, access to medicines, environmental degradation and maternal health rights.

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Specioza Avako

Specioza Avako

Programme Officer- Strategic Litigation Program

Dennis Jjuuko

Program Officer- Research, Documentation and Advocacy
jjuuko@cehurd.org

Dennis Jjuuko is a Program Officer in the Research, Documentation and Advocacy program at the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development.
Dennis holds a BA (Hons) in Ethics and Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University, and an MSc in Security, Leadership and Society (Pass with Distinction) from King’s College London. He was previously a Peace, Security and Development Fellow of the African Leadership Center at King’s College London, and a Research Fellow at the Faculty of  Law of the University of Johannesburg.

Dennis has vast experience in social science research, and in the work of the Center, he has peculiar interest in the nexus between sexual and gender based violence and the right to health.

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Dennis Jjuuko

Dennis Jjuuko

Program Officer- Research, Documentation and Advocacy

Germina Nanfuka

Communications Officer
nanfuka@cehurd.org

Germina Nanfuka  is the  communications officer working with the Center for Health Human Rights and Development.  She holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication  from Uganda Christian University. Germina has keen interest in; writing for the web, photography, research, investigative and public affairs reporting, communication planning, advocacy, community mobilization,  social behavioural change communication, public and media relations.

She is a member of the Public Relations Association of Uganda and has worked in communications for three years.

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Germina Nanfuka

Germina Nanfuka

Communications Officer

Stanley Okecho

Programme Assistant- Strategic Litigation Program
okecho@cehurd.org

Stanley Okecho is a Program Assistant working under the Strategic Litigation program at Center for Health Human Rights and Development. He is passionate about human Rights law   and using strategic litigation as a tool for Justiciability and realization of human rights. He ably served Makerere University Human Rights Association (MUHURA) as   legal advisor.

Stanley  was team leader on a project ‘‘Prevention of Gender and Sexual based Violence in Bundibugyo District which was funded by the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), through The Governance and Public Policy Research Center (GPRC),   Independent Development Fund and Public Interest Law Clinic of Makerere University School of Law and Child Concern Initiative Organization in Bundibugyo.

He has complex problem solving skills, creativity, critical thinking, people management and effective coordination with others, good at judgment and decision making, service orientation, negotiation and cognitive flexibility skills.

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Stanley Okecho

Stanley Okecho

Programme Assistant- Strategic Litigation Program

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