Ms Kiyange Fatia

Executive Director - Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD)

Ms. Kiyange, the Executive Director of the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), has more than 20 years of work experience in the health social welfare sectors. At CEHURD she continues to spearhead the cause for social justice in health and human rights within health systems, with the realisation of the right to health for all people, especially those furthest behind at the forefront. For more than 15 years before joining CEHURD, Ms. Kiyange worked in the field of palliative care at the national, regional and global level with institutions that include the African Palliative Care Association (APCA) and Hospice Africa Uganda.

Ms Kiyange is a renowned passionate advocate for control, management and care. She is currently serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI); a member of the Board of Directors of Kawempe Homecare Programme, which is a community based Non-Governmental Organisation focusing on HIV/AIDS and/or Cancer in children and a member of the Advisory Committee of Global Partners in Care in the USA. She has previously served on the Boards of other organisations, including: International Children’s’ Palliative Care Network; Palliative Care Association of Uganda; the National Association of Social Workers of Uganda and School Management Committees. 

Ms Kiyange has worked and accumulated experience in management and leadership areas that include:  programme development; leadership and management in the health and social service sectors at the national, regional and global level.

Ms Kiyange holds a Masters of Public Health with University College Cork, Ireland and a Post Graduate Certificate in Health Protection with the same University. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Social Sector Planning and Management of Makerere University, Kampala and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work and Social Administration of the same University.