OHCEA Holds its 16th Board of Directors’ Meeting

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 9:58am
OHCEA Board members and the OHCEA Regional Manager, Technical, Dr. Irene Naigaga (1st left) pose for a group photo after the meeting

OHCEA’s Board of Directors is comprised of 9 members with the Regional Program Manager as the Secretary. The Board meets on a quarterly basis to review the network’s performance, formulate policy, oversee promotion and realization of OHCEA’s vision and mission, consider annual work plans and budgets, mobilize resources, approve staff structure and appointments, and make recommendations for the Summit’s consideration.

The 16th OHCEA Board of Directors’ meeting was held at Ngorongoro Serena Hotel in Tanzania on March 21 to 22, 2016. It was attended by 7 Board members and the Director of the One Health Workshop (OHW) Project.

Key among the issues discussed were: progress of implementation of year 2 OHW activities, resource mobilization and sustainability of OHCEA activities, OHCEA structure, work plan for Senegal, rationalizing US partners’ faculty support to OHCEA, and Monitoring and Evaluation of OHCEA activities. The resolutions and recommendations from the 16th Board meeting will be presented to the next Deans’ Summit that will take place in Uganda on July 13 and 14, 2016.

OHCEA Board Members

  1. Prof. Philemon Wambura – Sokoine University (Chair)
  2. Prof. William Bazeyo – Makerere University
  3. Prof. Juvenal Kagarama – University of Rwanda
  4. Prof. Gebrehiwot Tadesse – Mekelle University
  5. Prof. Mahangaiko Muyumba – University of Lubumbashi
  6. Prof. Deborah Kochevar  - Tufts University
  7. Prof. David Urassa – Muhimbili University
  8. Prof. David Kabasa – Makerere University
  9. Prof. Charles Mulei – University of Nairobi
  10. Dr. Irene Naigaga – OHCEA Secretariat (Secretary)