Dr. Aflodis Kagaba is a physician and human rights advocate with over fifteen years of experience working in the non-profit sector. Dr. Kagaba has extensive knowledge of Public health, Health policy and advocacy, Project Management, HIV/AIDS, SRHR and Human rights. He serves as the Executive Director of Health Development Initiative-Rwanda (HDI), an organization he co-founded in 2005 to promote access to health and inclusive development for marginalized and vulnerable communities. At HDI, Dr. Kagaba has had the privilege of championing the advancement of sexual and reproductive health rights in Rwanda, contributed to the elaboration of a number of national and regional health policies, and successfully led several advocacy efforts to advance health and human rights for PLWHA, Women, young people and key populations.
Dr. Kagaba is currently the Chairperson of the East Africa Health Platform; a regional organization bringing together diverse stakeholders to facilitate the growth and effective contribution of non-state-actors in health towards regional health integration for the benefit of the East African population. He holds an MD from the School of Medicine, National University of Rwanda and a Master of Science in International Health Policy and Management from Brandeis University, USA.