Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) was set up by an Act of Parliament (Cap 208) in 1992 to co-ordinate the national HIV multi-sectoral response.
UAC is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the ‘Three Ones’ principles in the coordination of a national response i.e.
- One National AIDS Coordinating Authority
- One strategic plan
- One monitoring framework
“A world class HIV/AIDS coordinating institution steering Uganda towards an HIV free generation”
“To provide the overall leadership, coordination and management of the multi-sectoral HIV and AIDs response”
“A strategically repositioned and strengthened Uganda AIDS Commission for effective and efficient coordination of the Uganda’s Multi-sectoral HIV and AIDS response”.
- To strengthen Governance and Management Systems
- Resource Mobilisation
- To enhance Advocacy and Communication for the National HIV Response
- To strengthen Strategic Information for Evidence Based Decision Making
This is summarised in the Figure below: