Objective of the Funds Coordination Unit
The overall objective of the Funds Coordination Unit of the Global Fund under the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development is to ensure effective and efficient operation of the interventions supported by the Global Fund resources.
The Funds Coordination Unit functions are vested in the Public Financial Management (PFM) Reforms Coordination Unit (RCU). Programmatic implementation of the grants is handled by the Ministry of Health by Program Managers in the three Disease Areas: HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Overview of the Global Fund Investments in Uganda
Enabling Global Fund Impact
HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus, which targets the immune system and weakens people’s defense systems. AIDS is acquired immune deficiency syndrome, the most advanced stage of HIV infection.
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s leading infectious disease killers, preying on poor and marginalized communities. In 2019 alone an estimated 10 million people fell sick with the disease.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic made it extremely challenging to maintain essential malaria prevention and case management services. Despite these challenges, the pandemic has spurred innovations
Uganda Global Fund Grants (Jan 2021 -Dec 2023)
Mr. Johnson Mutesigensi
Programme Coordinator REAP & Global Fund-Uganda
Mr. Mutesigensi is the Reforms Coordinator at the PFM Reforms Coordination Unit of MofPED responsible for the effective delivery of REAP.
Mr. Ishmael Magona Mweru
Ag. Director Budget
Mr. Magona Mweru is the Acting Director of Budget at MoFPED with experience in planning, public expenditure management, budgeting, macroeconomic management, and public administration.
Mr. Patrick Ocailap
REAP Task Manager/ Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
Mr Ocailap is the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury of MofPED and the Resource Enhancement & Accountability Programme (REAP) Task Manager.
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