Mr. Ezra Anecho currently volunteers with the Uganda Child Cancer Foundation as a deputy programs director. The organization is an NGO that supports families of children with cancer. He is a Quantitative Economist by training with expertise in Administration, resource mobilisation, Monitoring and Evaluation.
He is a Ugandan by nationality working with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) as a research administrator/Grants Manager. Ezra helped to establish the grants office that he now heads and has managed raise over 10 million usd worth of funding to the institution . He also is currently part of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of the “Establishment of the East Africa Centre of Excellency for Oncology Project,” which aims to improve treatment of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the East Africa region. The project is a $33 million African Development Bank funded project.
He is a Partnerships and Fundraising Lead on the Commonwealth Youth Health Network Executive Committee UK. He is also a Member Cancer Research UK’s International Prevention Advisory Group. He is also a fellow with the Young Leaders Program under NCD Child US. This is a two-year leadership program created to support young people aged 19-30 to scale up their leadership capacity, increase engagement in non-communicable disease (NCD) related advocacy and sustain a strong youth voice within the NCD landscape.