Uganda AIDS Commission

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The Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) is a national organization established by parliamentary statute in 1992. The Commission's main objective is to oversee the implementation of the national strategy to combat HIV/AIDS, adopted by the Government of Uganda in 1990. [1]

Parliament of Uganda

The unicameral Parliament of Uganda is the country's legislative body.



The Commission is situated under the Office of the President of Uganda. The current Chairman is Professor Vinand Nantulya. The Director General of the UAC is Dr. Christine Joyce Ondoa, a prominent consultant pediatrician and former Minister of Health (May 2011 - May 2013). [2]

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