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Prof. Maggie KIGOZI- New Chairperson Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM)

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She will oversee grants currently worth US$801.5 million. As part of its oversight role, the Uganda CCM monitors the implementation of Global Fund programmes.

The Uganda CCM Functions include among others the following:

  • Ensure country-driven, coordinated, multi-sectoral and participatory processes for leveraging and effecting additional resources to reduce morbidity and mortality from HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
  • Ensure coordination of the development of all Global Fund applications through transparent and documented processes that engage a broad range of stakeholders, i.e. members and non-members of the Uganda CCM
  • Ensure and maintain strong coordination and engagement of the Public Sector, Civil Society Organisation (CSOs), Private Sector, Bilateral and Multilateral Agencies in the field of AIDS, TB and Malaria in order to promote efficient service delivery and prevent duplication
  • Ensure the nomination of Principal Recipients (PRs) is documented and there is a transparent process for the nomination of all new and continuing PRs based on clearly defined and objective criteria
  • Ensure effective oversight of Global Fund grants and Principal Recipients (PRs)
  • Ensure that all Uganda CCM members representing non-government constituencies are selected by their own constituencies based on a documented and transparent process, developed within each constituency
  • Ensure the development, publication and implementation of a conflict of interest policy that shall help the Uganda CCM to manage those situations
  • Ensure linkages and consistency between Global Fund and other development assistance programs in support of national priorities
  • Develop standard guidelines for selection of PRs and minimum basic guiding principles for Sub-Recipient (SRs) selection/
    Develop guidelines for proposal development and stakeholder participation in Global Fund activities

Prof. Maggie Kigozi is a Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Institute. She is a Trustee of the Shell Foundation.

Maggie is a Medical Doctor by training who practiced Medicine in Uganda, Kenya and Zambia. She joined the corporate world in 1994 as Marketing Director of Crown Bottlers (Pepsi) Ltd. The company is now a market leader in the beverage sector. Six years later the government appointed her the Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority. During her tenure as Executive Director Uganda received 4 billion $ Foreign investment and licensed 10 billion $ Domestic investors. Having retired from government in 2011, Prof Kigozi has consulted with UNIDO and ITC.

Prof. Kigozi grows food on the family farm Zuri Model Farm in Kyasa. She is an ardent tree planter with pine and eucalyptus plantations. Her newest venture is an Echo Lodge on an Island in Lake Victoria.

Dr. Kigozi sits on the Advisory Board of the apex private sector association Private Sector Foundation Uganda. She is a Board Member of Uganda Manufacturers Association where she chairs the Marketing Committee which hosts the prestigious Uganda International Trade Fair. She is President of the Business and Professional Women Uganda. Dr. Kigozi sits on a number of boards and works with many organisations that support leadership and entrepreneurship for women and youth.