Monday, 16 February 2015

National NGOs elect representatives on the CCM for Global Fund.




Mr. Bharam Namanya retained his position as the Substantive representative for the local NGOs.
Representatives from National NGOs have elected Mr. Joshua Wamboga of Uganda Alliance of Patient’s Organisation as the alternate representative for the local NGOS on the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for Global Fund. Mr. Bharam Namanya retained his position as the Substantive representative for the local NGOs. This took place at Hotel Africana.
Mr. Joshua Wamboga of Uganda Alliance of Patient’s Organisation as the alternate representative for the local NGOS on the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for Global Fund

The CCM Board has started a new two year term beginning January 2015. Non Governmental constituencies represented on the CCM Board held elections in November and December 2014 to renew their representatives on the CCM as the term of the previous CCM Board ended in September 2014.
Ms. Sylvia Nakasi notes down everything on the board for transparency during elections

Before the elections, Mr. Bharam Namanya, said that responsibilities of a CCM Member include faithfully representing a constituency with no intention for gainful benefits, diligently attend and participate in Uganda CCM meetings, participate in Uganda CCM decision making without a hidden agenda or bias,  Read, endorse and sign the Country Global Fund Proposals.

He also added that the new CCM members should regularly give feedback to the constituencies and from the latter to Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM), participate in Uganda CCM activities with no Conflict of Interest.
National NGO representatives listen to Mr. Namanya as he presents the roles of representatives on CCM for Global Fund.

“You should be patriotic and serve with a concern to fight the three diseases (HIV&AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis) and observe confidentiality on all information arising out of Uganda CCM activities and to represent the Uganda CCM at any function that is considered important," he added.

Mr. Wamboga thanked members for electing him to represent them and re-assured them that he was the right candidate because he has a lot of knowledge on Global Fund issues.


Story and Pictures by Namirimu Esther
 
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