Optimizing the conditions in which we are born, grow, live, work, learn, and age, to ensure equal access to opportunities that enable everyone to lead and live a healthily
Patrick Okwir was born and raised in Adwari, Otuke, Uganda. Prior to joining GHC, he worked as a cold-chain coordinator at the Clinton Health Access Initiative and served as an epidemiologist in Guinea under the African Union ASEOWA mission. Patrick was also a Community Health Manager at the Agency for Accelerated Regional Development where he instituted a $300,000 Community Micro-Health Insurance scheme for orphans and HIV-positive mothers. In 2013, he organized and chaired the Uganda Country Caucus at the third Women Deliver Global Conference in Malaysia. Patrick holds a degree in public health from Makerere University. He uses his free time to read, learn about information technology, blog, Tweet on reproductive health, listen to music, or worship God.