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


ACA’s BST course pioneer class graduates

July 21, 2014

The Africa Capacity Alliance (ACA) recently graduated its pioneer class of health care providers who manage small to medium-sized Enterprises

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Opportunity: Invitation for Letters of Interest

July 14, 2014

Improving the Careers of Women Research Scientists in Infectious Diseases of Poverty Submission deadline: 30 September 2014 TDR is inviting

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Home Tech Philips introduces innovative ultra-mobile ultrasound system “VISIQ” in Kenya to bring high quality, affordable healthcare to a wide range of clinicians.

July 1, 2014

Kibera residents became the first in Kenya last week to use Philips new ultrasound system Visiq equipment for expectant mothers.

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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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