Following resignation by Prof Kirumira as Chairman of the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for the Global Funds, Development partners from UNAIDS, WHO and UN Women,Prof. Maggie Kigozi was elected as the new Chairman until 2020
The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (UCCM) was created and established in accordance with the mandate laid out by the GFATM board since 2001 to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The structure and the concept of the Country Coordinating Mechanisms for the Global Fund is intended to reflect the principles of national ownership and participatory decision making.
This unique public-private partnership at the national level represents the governing body for the use of Global Fund resources in the recipient countries.
The UCCM is responsible for coordinating submission of fresh proposals, process requests for continued funding, selecting principal recipients as well as oversight on all GFATM grants.
The Uganda CCM is a national multi-stakeholder public private partnership.
The Uganda CCM comprises of members from the Central Government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Academic Sector, Private sector, UN agencies and other Bilateral agencies.