Wednesday, 15 April 2015

CSO Coalition meeting with PEPFAR Country Team in Uganda


Yesterday, 15th April 2015, members of the  CSO Coalition met with the PEPFAR country team to discuss Country Operational Plan (COP).  The meeting was held at Metropole Hotel and the two members from the PEPFAR technical team; Dr. Hilda Asiimwe of CDC and Dr. Fred Magala of MUWRAPP explained the technical part of the draft of the Country Operational Plan to CSO representatives. Sarah Allinder, Country Representative of PEPFAR shared the draft of the COP with CSO representatives. She explained to members about a new two year project called the Dream Initiative that will be targeting HIV negative youths. The meeting was chaired by the Executive Director of the Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organisations (UNASO), Mr. Joshua Wamboga.

L-R: Dr. Hilda Asiimwe of CDC, Sarah Allinder, Country Representative of PEPFAR and Dr. Fred Magala of MUWRAPP explaining the draft COP to CSO representatives.

Mr. Kenneth Mwehonge of HEPS-Uganda and Ms. Lillian Mworeko of ICWEA. Ms. Mworeko said that the demarcation of HIV positives and Negatives in the Dream Intervention is very dangerous and might not work.

Meeting of CSO Coalition with the PEPFAR Country team to discuss COP

Sarah Allinder, Country Representative of PEPFAR in Uganda explaining to members of CSOs about the new plans of the Country Operational Plan during a meeting of CSO Coalition with the PEPFAR Country team.

Sarah Allinder, Country Representative of PEPFAR in Uganda explaining to members of CSOs about the new plans of the Country Operational Plan during a meeting of CSO Coalition with the PEPFAR Country team.

Members of CSOs in a meeting with the PEPFAR Country team about the Country Operational Plan


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Photos/Esther Namirimu