The Uganda Sickle Cell Rescue Foundation (USCRF) Board of Directors;

Dr. Sikander Lalani

CHAIRMAN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. Lalani is Chairman of Roofings Group which is made up of Roofings limited, Roofings Polypipes and
Roofings Rolling Mills.

Dr. Lalani is very enthusiastic about giving back to the community and for this reason, he has support for sickle cell initiatives in Uganda.

Mr. Nsubuga Erostus

Board Member

Mr. Nsubuga is the Chairman and Chief Executive AGT Group. He is an entrepreneur with vast experience in international marketing in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
He has been very instrumental in the Family Economic empowerment program where AGT group has given planting materials and technical support to families affected by sickle cell disease.

Dr. Brig Lukiah Lucky Mulumba

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Brig Lukiah Mulumba is a Family Nurse Practitioner in the United States of America and also the founder of Uganda Sickle Cell Rescue Foundation.

She was very instrumental in starting Uganda’s American Sickle Cell Rescue Fund- America in 2005. Through her
continued effort, she has overseen the transformation of the sickle cell people in Uganda.

Ms. Annet Dolorence Namirembe

Board Member

Ms. Annet Dollorence Namirembe, a Senior Principal Nursing officer of St. Francis Hospital, Nsambya. She
is also a member of the Buganda Government, Ministry of Health Senior Management team.
Ms. Annet is very instrumental in overseeing our programs regarding offering free medicine to people
living with sickle cell throughout the country.

Mrs. Winfred Lalani

CHAIR PERSON ECONOMIC BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Mrs. Winfred Lalani is a former Miss Uganda Aspirant. She is very enthusiastic about community
development initiatives. She is an advocate against the gender inequality of rural women in Uganda. Her
goal is to see that women in Uganda being treated with the due respect they deserve.
Mrs. Winfred has currently championed the family economic empowerment program. She has donated
Land along Gayaza road to our Sickle Cell Mother’s forum to start up a pilot poverty eradication farm.

Hajj Haruna Kalule Kibirige

VICE CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Hajj Haruna commonly known as HKK is the Managing Director of Hotel Africana. Hajj Haruna has been
instrumental in championing sickle cell initiatives in Eastern Uganda particularly Manafwa. Hajj Haruna has continuously given Hotel Africana resources to sickle cell initiatives. He has encouraged all the hotel staff to test and know their sickle cell genotype

Mr. Stiuart Mwesigwa

Board Member

Mr. Mwesigwa is the Business Development Manager at Roofing Group. He is very instrumental in fundraising for USCRF in the corporate industry.

Ms. Sarah Kibirige

Board Member

Ms. Sarah Kibirige is a Marketing expert working with Hotel Africana. She was very instrumental in the
success of the sickle cell annual conferences. Ms. Sarah is continuously guiding UASCRF on how to
market its brand.

Dr. Sekitoleko Andrew

Board Member

Dr. Sekitoleko is currently the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of Nsambya Hospital.

Jamil Muwanga Kibirige

Board Member

Hajji Hassan Nakabaale

AG EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/BOARD MEMBER

He is the Director of Corporate and Public Affairs at the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA), a National agency responsible for regulating, supervising, and promoting the Development of the retirement benefits sector in Uganda. He brought his vast experience in Corporate Communication, Public relations & Media Relation Strategies, Communication Policy & Advocacy, Press Conference Planning and implementation, Protocol matters, Digital Media Promotion & Consultancy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Mobilization & Sensitization.   

Before joining URBRA, he worked as a Senior Private Secretary to H.E., the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda. He held several managerial positions in the Statehouse’s Directorates of Economic Affairs, Investment Affairs, ICT, and Political Affairs. Read More

Nakabaale is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) of the United Kingdom, a Fellow of the Global Academy of Finance & Management (GAFM) of the United States of America, a UK Certified Public Relations Analyst (CPRA), an affiliation of the University of Nairobi in Kenya and an alumnus of the Institute Leadership & Management in Quebec, Montreal in Canada.

He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Information Technology (B.IT) from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He is a member of the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU), the umbrella body for professional Communicators and PR practitioners for both public & private sectors in Uganda.

He is a distinguished Rotarian at a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) Level and a Life Member of the Red Cross Society of Uganda. Hassan has participated in several National Corporate Social Responsibility programs, including constructing the Blood Bank house at Mengo Hospital (the second biggest in the country) and constructing the Cancer Unit at Nsambya Hospital.