Senior Management team

Hon. Sheila Birungi Gandi (Mrs.) – Executive Director 

Sheila Birungi Gandi (Mrs.) is currently the Executive Director of AIDS Information Centre – Uganda. She possesses  a Masters degree in Social Sector Planning and Management of Makerere University, a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration and postgraduate training in management, Monitoring and evaluation, Project planning and management, Conflict Management and Resolution, Early childhood care and development, HIV program management, Participatory integrated approaches to programming and Counselling. 

She has a significant professional track record in program and organizational management for over 17 years working with the civil society organizations, government and international agencies.  She has been exposed to working with international organizations and donor agencies and has made contribution to: Child fund international and the AIDS information Centre and Friends of children’s association as local endogenous NGOs. She has been exposed to working with, World Bank Projects, USAID, Irish AID, Australian AID, BMZ German fund, the civil society fund, DANIDA, DFID, KOICA and the Global Funds.


 

Dr. Kenneth Mugisha is a Public Health Specialist and HIV physician. He has a broad range of experience, encompassing; technical roles, M&E, leadership, clinical training and project management.  He has demonstrated capacity to effectively lead large and innovative HIV programs. He has experience working in Uganda, Swaziland, and Botswana; and has worked on multiple donor-funded projects, such as PEPFAR USAID, CDC, Global Fund, DFID, SIDA, Royal Netherlands, and Irish Aid. 

Currently, he is the Director of Programs and Planning (DPP) at AIDS Information Centre – Uganda.


 

Okech Edward, Director Finance & Administration

Edward Okech is a member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) with a wealth of experience spanning over 18 years in Financial Management across various sectors including NGO’s (5yrs), Telecommunication Companies & FMCG (6yrs), banking (2yrs), logistics (2yrs), construction in London (1yr) and hospitality (1yr).  His key strengths are: Grants Management, Financial Reporting, Management Accounting and Reporting Audits and reviews, Preparing and Monitoring Budgets, experience working with USAID funded programs, and general administration.  He has practical experience in using QuickBooks, Oracle, SUN systems, SAGE, Syspro, Navision, Tally and Bankmaster. Edward is currently the Director Finance and Administration AIDS Information Centre – Uganda.


 

Dacan Norbert, Regional Manager Northern Uganda

Dacan Nobert is the Regional Manager for AIC Northern and West Nile of Uganda. He is a Program Management and Coordination Professional with training in Social Sciences from Makerere University (Kampala). He has worked with national and international agencies in the areas of Social Research, Health Service delivery for Key and Priority Populations, International Development and Access to Education. He is also a Transitional Justice and Peace Building Practitioner in Uganda.


 

Godfrey Ahumuza, ICT Manager

Godfrey is an ICT specialist with over 15 years working experience in the field of Information Communications Technology (ICT) holding a Master’s Degree in Data Communications and Software Engineering. He also holds a second-class Upper degree in Bachelor of Science (Majoring Computer Science). He has worked in a senior position as ICT manager AIDS Information Centre heading 8 Regional Centres with duty station at head office Kampala. Prior to this position, he taught Undergraduate students (2005-2008) computer fundamentals and operations, database development and Airline reservation system at Makerere University as part-time lecturer and published an Introduction to computer Software Applications Book. Godfrey also worked as Systems Administrator (2003-2005) and Computer Technician (2000-2003) at the same University. 




Mr. Tumusiime Tadeo, Regional Manager Kampala

Mr. Tadeo Tumusiime is   a Public Health expert with over 12 years track record of successful practice and leading gender responsive initiatives and providing technical support in responding to emerging and re-emerging health concerns in both humanitarian and development settings.  Currently, he is the Regional Manager for AIC Central Region. 

He is the founding team leader of Integrated Community Health Initiative Organization (ICHIO-Uganda), a non-governmental organization founded in 2014.This is run by students and alumni of Makerere University School of Public Health focusing on fostering student-led community transformation initiatives through implementation research. ICHIO focuses on most underserved populations of the city slums, islands, landing sites as well as responding to public health epidemics and emergences.

At global level, he provides mentorship sessions to young people that participate in the global health youth program hosted by the University of Florida, USA, a mentor in Global Give Back Circle through Baobab- which is a digital community or network for young African change makers and most recently a nominated speaker during the Antimicrobial resistance stewardship program of the Common Wealth Pharmaceutical Association Webinars.

 



Mr. Kiige Nelson, Regional Manager Eastern

Kiige Nelson is working as Regional Manager -Eastern Region, AIDS information Centre- Uganda, Holds a Masters degree in Public Health – Health Promotion from Uganda Martyrs University (UMU Postgraduate Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation from Kyambogo University, Bachelor of Development Studies, and several other post graduate trainings such as Monitoring and Evaluation, Results-based Monitoring and Evaluation, Health behavior change at individual, household and community levels, Hygiene Promotion, social media for Health and Development, Social and Behavior change for Nutrition, and Community WASH Promotion

Nelson has over 12 years’ experience in Social Behavior change (SBC), Community engagement and social mobilization, Health Education, Health Promotion, Public Health, research, monitoring, and evaluation in areas such as Maternal and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Family Planning, TB, Nutrition, WASH and COVID 19. His experience also extends to District coordination and support supervision, Provision of Technical assistance, and capacity building for CSOs, District Health Teams and media houses  

Previously worked as Technical Advisor -Social Behavior Change Communication on USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda (USAID RHITES-EC) Project, WASH Project Manager on UNHCR funded project, Team leader Sanitation and Hygiene project on UNICEF funded project, Partnership officer and Community officer at GOAL Uganda.

Ms. Medius Teriyeitu is currently the Regional Manager Western and South western Uganda.  She has a wide experience in project management,