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Children’s Foundation - Uganda

Baylor Foundation Uganda to support TB/HIV initiatives in 38 Districts and two cities with the Global Fund Grant Cycle 7 Subgrant from TASO

Through the AIDS Support Organization (TASO), the Global Fund Principal Recipient 2 (PR2) for the non-public sector, Baylor Foundation Uganda (BFU) was awarded UGX 7.56 BN for FY 2024 as a sub-recipient (SR) of Grant Cycle 7 (GC7). This funding will support Uganda’s HIV and TB reduction strategy in 38 districts and two cities.  

Dr. Denise Josephine Birungi, Head of Programs at BFU said that BFU had been a sub-recipient of the previous grant cycles, NFM (New Funding Model) 2 and NFM3 since 2018. Additionally, she mentioned that this grant will enable BFU to continue its vital work in combating HIV and tuberculosis in these areas, ultimately contributing to the overall health and well-being of the communities served. “This collaboration with TASO will improve health outcomes and reduce the impact of HIV and tuberculosis in populations at high risk. I am confident that together we can make a positive impact on the lives of individuals affected by these diseases by working together to achieve sustainable results,” said Dr. Dithan Kiragga, Executive Director of BFU.

Dr. Etukoit Bernard Michael, Executive Director of The AIDS Support Organization signed the subgrant agreement with Dr. Dithan
Kiragga (in lime green t-shirt), Executive Director of Baylor Foundation Uganda.

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