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Mercy is a dedicated board member of the Uganda Cancer Society, where she contributes her expertise and experience to the organization. With a diverse professional background as a social worker, teacher, and microfinance banker, Mercy brings a unique perspective to her role.

Having survived breast cancer for 14 years, Mercy’s personal journey fuels her advocacy work in the field. She is a passionate advocate for raising health awareness, particularly emphasizing the significance of early detection and effective management of breast cancer. Mercy strives to empower individuals by providing them with knowledge and resources to combat the disease.

In addition to her involvement with the Uganda Cancer Society, Mercy also serves as the Board Chairperson for UWOCASO (Uganda Women’s Cancer Support Organization). This leadership position allows her to further drive the organization’s mission of supporting women(Patients) affected by cancer in Uganda.

Mercy’s multifaceted background, coupled with her personal experience and commitment, makes her a valuable asset in both the Uganda Cancer Society and UWOCASO.

Mercy Oikirize Tayebwa

Board Member

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