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Our Core Values

We Do Things That Matters

In delivery of our services, the Commission has customer at the center and our customer value proposition is underpinned in a set of cherished values. These are:
Stakeholder responsiveness

Stakeholder responsiveness

The Commission undertakes to respond to stakeholder needs in real time and to proactively predict stakeholders’ expectations and devise measures to meet them,
Integrity 

Integrity 

As an organization, we strive to promote openness, trust, transparency, accountability and respect in all our undertakings,
Partnership

Partnership

Collaboration and partnership is core to the Commission’s service delivery mechanisms.  Building and strengthening partnership is not only a core value but also a mechanism to deliver services,
Professionalism

Professionalism

In whatever the Commission does, we strive for adherence to ethical codes of conduct, exercising fairness and impartially and delivery of quality service,
Team work 

Team work 

Whereas the Commission cherishes and continues to reward individual merit, we believe in rallying individual efforts together in a manner that creates synergies.  Team work and team building is therefore central to the Commission’s core values.

Mandate

The mandate of UAC is to provide oversight and coordination of all HIV/AIDS related activities in the country. The Commission does not engage in direct implementations of interventions but takes strategic leadership in effective harmonization of action by the various players, within agreed policy and program parameters.

The Commission’s coordination role translates into the following key function areas:

  1. Defining overarching HIV/AIDS policy and facilitating formulation of thematic national policies and guidelines,
  2. Leading HIV/AIDS national strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation,
  3. Spearheading advocacy for attention to HIV/AIDS issues,
  4. Mobilizing and ensuring equitable allocation and effective utilization of resources,
  5. Fostering functional linkages among partners in the country and with the outside,
  6. Gathering, packaging and disseminating strategic HIV/AIDS information and leveraging knowledge,
  7. Promoting and supporting HIV/AIDS related research.