Dr. Jackson Bitarabeho is an experienced Public Health Practitioner with a strong track record in managing diverse public health projects, ranging from small-scale initiatives to large-scale endeavours funded by esteemed organizations such as The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (, PEPFAR and ViiV Health Care. His project management expertise extends to both rural and urban settings, and he has successfully overseen sub-granting mechanisms to various stakeholders, including government departments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and civil society organizations (CSOs) in Uganda and internationally.
In addition to his project management capabilities, Dr. Jackson Bitarabeho have developed a comprehensive HIV management course tailored for NGO Managers and has facilitated training sessions for Heads of Government departments on HIV in the workplace. He possesses extensive experience as a Trainer of Trainers (TOT) and Facilitator for HIV training programs, fostering knowledge dissemination and capacity building in this crucial domain.
Since 2012, He has held the position of Executive Director at Children’s AIDS Fund Uganda (CAFU, www.cafu.ug), a nationally recognized NGO with a vision of promoting a healthy and productive population free from HIV. His primary areas of focus encompass partnership development, fundraising, sub-granting, and health system development.
Currently, he serves on various Governance Boards including as the Board Chairperson for the Uganda Non Communicable Diseases alliance (UNCDA), Board Member of Uganda Network of AIDS Services Organisations (UNASO), and Uganda Country coordinating Mechanism for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (UCCM) and Uganda Cancer Society (UCS) contributing to the reduction of disease burden in the country.