Moses is a businessman in Uganda and has been involved in charitable work for most of his life; he has a great passion in community development and empowerment. Moses helped found GoSmile Uganda (www.gosmileuganda.org); a charity organization that helps poor families with income generating projects and school fees. He is a founder of Rays of Health Uganda, a healthcare program improving access to healthcare for the rural poor mothers and their families.
His academic background is in International Business management from the University of Furtwangen Germany, Health for All Through Primary Health Care from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (https://www.coursera.org/signature/certificate/4AMR5HFTR8) and How to Change the World from Wesleyan University
Tabitha recently worked as the Project manager for a Wellcome-trust funded research project investigating genomic susceptibility to trypanosomiasis (Sleeping sickness). Her role was to co-ordinate 7 study sites across sub-Saharan Africa, and periodically report to the various stakeholders.
Prior to this Tabitha was based at the University of Liverpool, Institute of Ageing and Chronic disease, where she completed her postgraduate research; focusing on the micronutrient selenium and its role in health, immunity and the ageing process.
Her academic background is in biochemistry and clinical laboratory sciences, but she has had the opportunity of working in public health for a primary care trust; and her ultimate career goal is to be able to contribute to sustainably strengthening health systems, supporting quality assurance in diagnostic labs, and improving healthcare standards and delivery to vulnerable groups.
Ambrose is a strong Finance and Operations professional with passion to serve the vulnerable communities of the world affected by disease and poverty. Ambrose is currently the Director of Finance and Operation at Rays of Health Uganda. He joins the team with wealth of experience having worked as Director of Finance and Administration, Country Finance and administration Manager senior Manager Finance and administration in Health and non Health programmes. Ambrose has experience managing multi millions dollar donor projects. He Holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Makerere University, B.com Accounting from Makerere University, Certificate in Accounting and Budgeting from Michigan University School of public health USA, a Certificate in Executive leadership course Training on integrity leadership and quality management principlworkinges from INT. Ambrose is currently pursuing CPA and also registered as student of Masters of Science in project planning and management from Cavendish University.
Our Mission is To recognize the value of life, the dignity and worth of every person and is dedicated to providing quality health care services with compassionate and accessible service for the rural poor. We envision a world where the rural poor communities have the power to mobilize and address their evolving maternal and child health needs.
Why we do what we do? Because we believe that health is not everything, but without health everything is nothing. Sometimes a little prevention and information can go a long way, we want to make sure that this is available.
ROH is a project founded by Moses Kiiza in cooperation with Dr. Byarugaba Justus of Childrens Medical Centre – Kampala, Dr. Patrick Mbabazi of Mulago Referral Hospital, Kampala and Dr. Bonitta Kafureka of Rushere Hospital – Kiruhura District.
ROH has a partnership/arrangement with most hospitals and universities in Uganda e.g. Mulago National Referral Hospital, Mengo Hospital, Nsambya Hospital, Rubaga Hospital, Children Medical Centre; all in Kampala, Bwindi Community Hospital in Kanungu and Rushere Hospital in Kiruhura District, Western Uganda among others; can easily arrange internship or research for its volunteer students while sparing one or two days a week to help in our rural community projects.