Living Goods leadership has appointed Christine Anne Namayanja as the Uganda Country Director effective October 1, 2020. She replaces Emilie Chambert, who led the organization for the last four years, helping it to strengthen support to the ministry of health to build effective community health programs. Christine’s appointment comes at a time when the health sector is facing difficult times both locally and globally due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Christine is a seasoned leader and comes to Living Goods with more than 20 years senior level experience. She has been Chief of Party for the USAID funded Voucher Plus Activity for 5 years. Prior to that, she worked for Marie Stopes for 17 years rising through the ranks, from Marketing manager to Country Director. She has held various consultancy positions with Population Council in Zambia, Plan Uganda, Pepal UK and has done some work in Namibia.
Living Goods is a non-profit organization founded in San Francisco with operations in Uganda, Kenya, and Myanmar, and Washington, DC. Its goal is to build sustainable community health systems at scale. Living Goods operates networks of independent entrepreneurs who make a living by selling medicines and products to poor people that can help improve their health, wealth, and productivity.