ACHEST ED INSTALLED AS PRESIDENT OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF KAMPALA
The ACHEST Executive Director, Prof Francis Omaswa has been installed as the new President of the Rotary Club of Kampala. The installation ceremony was conducted by Rotary District Governor Mike Kennedy Sebalu and Ann Owor Nkutu District Governor Nominee. It was attended by the WHO Country Representative Yonas Woldemariam and the Executive Director of the Kampala Capital City Authority Dorothy Kisaka.
The Club is the oldest Rotary Club in Uganda having started in 1957
Prof. Omaswa was installed as President on June 30, 2022 in a colorful ceremony held at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. He will lead the club from 1st July, 2022 until 30th June, 2023. He replaces Henry Rugamba who has led the Club since July 2021
In his speech, Prof Omaswa pledged that the Club would continue taking deliberate efforts aimed at improving the health, water and education sectors. He also said he plans to start the new Rotary Club of Ngora district, his hometown, where young people can get involved.
Prof. Omaswa spoke against the moral decay in society and urged Rotarians to be exemplary in their work.
He also underscored his famous quote, “Health is Made at Home and is only repaired in hospitals when it breakdown” to encourage individuals to take primary responsibility for their health.
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