Dr. Hafsa Lukwata

Dr. Hafsa Lukwata is the Principal Medical Officer and Ag. Assistant Commissioner, mental health, and control of substance abuse at the Ministry of Health.  She holds an MBCHB from Mbarara University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine from Nagasaki University Japan. She also holds a Master’s in Public Health at Makerere University. Hafsa has pursued several short courses in demography and population studies, in mental health, child and adolescent mental health, tobacco, and alcohol control. She is currently the National Lead for the mental health and psychosocial support sub pillar for Covid-19.

Mark Mukisa

Mark Mukisa is a qualified teacher, Pastor, and Counselor holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, a Bachelors’s in Theology and Pastoral studies, a diploma in secondary education and has duly attended and completed courses in clinical and Christian Counselling. He has been a Youth Pastor at Watoto for 12 years and dealt with Counselling with youth and their parents. He has spoken in various camps, conferences, and school assemblies including universities. He has pastored a Watoto campus in the East of the city and is passionate about helping teenagers handle that period of storm and stress and helping parents to understand and parent these interesting individuals. He now runs a Counselling and wellness office in Naalya and ministers weekly at Real life church that is 70% community youth!

Phiona Bizzu

Phiona Bizzu is an energetic and motivated professional who since becoming Miss Uganda in 2012 has developed a mature and responsible approach to the projects she undertakes. These projects have ranged from working with teenage mothers, schoolgirls, and boys, special needs families, care leavers, and the government of Uganda. Her ability to work with all stakeholders has helped her make a positive impact on the projects she has undertaken.

Maurice Osire Tukei

Maurice Osire Tukei is a Clinical Psychologist.

He is a University Counselor and Lecturer at Clarke International University. He has trained in the field of Psychology starting with a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Psychology (BCP), followed by a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology (MSc. Clin. Psy) both at Makerere University, Kampala. He has also trained in other therapeutic approaches, including; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET), Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Tf-CBT), Psychological Interviewing, and HIV/AIDS Counseling, among others.

Maurice has practiced in different clinical settings including; International Hospital Kampala, International Medical Centers, and currently at International Diagnostic Center and Quick Care Clinic – Bugolobi where he is involved in Private Practice.

He also carries out Mental Health-related training as well as Clinical supervision.

Susan Ajok

Susan Ajok is a Global Public Health Specialist with specific competencies in child protection, child safeguarding, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, social and behavior change communication, family planning, and HIV/AIDs prevention. Susan has over 20 years of practical experience in Africa working directly on programs for children and adolescent sexual and reproductive health. She worked with Straight Talk Foundation, a Ugandan Not for Profit from 1998 to 2020.