What We Do

Africa Capacity Alliance exists to build, develop and strengthen the capacity of individuals and organizations towards an effective response read more

How We Work

ACA is a membership organization currently consisting of 37 Member Institutions (MIs) across 12 countries... read more

Our Focus Areas

We focus our work in three areas that contribute the highest burden to healthcare in Africa: Significant and Infectious Diseases (SIDs)... read more

Our Strategic Pillars

ACA works across the African continent and currently has members in 12 countries, namely Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya ... read more



Member Institutions

Presence in


African countries


Health workers trained since 1997





1 million

Lives impacted

ACA Projects


HIT ACA was recently warded a grant from the Robert Carr Civil Society Networks Fund. This exciting project adds to ACA’s portfolio of projects focused on underserved populations. read more


N4A-logo_2014_w-tag-e1407313511669 The Network for Africa is a community of practice that strengthens the capacity of African public and private health sector leaders to partner for greater public health outcomes. The network comprises ministries of health staff ... read more

Capacity Forum

HIV Capacity Building Summit Logo A group of regional partners in the area of HIV capacity building partnered and formed the HIV/AIDS Capacity Building Partners Forum for scaling up the HIV response in the region. The Forum is composed of local and regional capacity ... read more


CHMI_East and Southern Africa Africa Capacity Alliance was recently accepted to be the Regional Innovation Catalyst for the East and Southern Africa region for the Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI). CHMI promotes programs, policies and practices that ... read more

Latest News

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ACA’s Network for Africa supports the 4th Ugandan HealthCare Federation (UHF) Meeting

August 29, 2014

Africa Capacity Alliance, through its Network for Africa project, funded under USAID’s SHOPS project supported the 4th Uganda Health Federation

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APHFTA to Lead the Implementation of NCD Program in Tanzania

August 29, 2014

World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) has approved to fund a 3 year Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) program in Tanzania. The Program

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AMREF Health Africa calls for Public-Private Partnerships to tackle health challenges in Africa

August 28, 2014

Healthcare remains a growing concern in Kenya and across Africa as governments are put to task to prioritize it in

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2nd Annual M&E Best Practice Conference

The 2nd Annual M&E Best Practice Conference is…
  • 09 - 09 - 2014 09:00am - 04:00pm
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Success Stories

Harnessing E-learning capacity in HIV/AIDS training and aggregation  of Paediatric HIV/AIDS information through Knowledge Management System and Web Portal 

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital embarked on an e-Health initiative to build capacity of healthcare workers through the use of Information Technology. The project was co-sponsored by Regional AIDS Training Network (RATN) and Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital. Read more

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital

“Before the training, I had little knowledge in HIV and AIDS, counseling, prevention, mitigation, care and support. The selection of facilitators and course contents suited my area of work as a counselor,” says Collins Wanyama adding “The course has improved my skills because I now go to the communities with skills and I am able to handle more complex.” situations.”

Uganda Story – Collins Wanyama

“Since I already had a passion for counselling and wanted to play my part and reduce the high mortality rate in Zambia, I knew that was my chance to get the required skills in counselling,” says Kavuka, who is now an HIV and AIDS Development Facilitator at World Vision Zambia. Read more

Zambia Story – Rev. Collins Kavuka

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