Our Story

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is private-not-for-profit company limited by guarantee under Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), working towards consolidation of the model for provision of the full continuum of HIV/AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment services whilst contributing to national health systems strengthening for delivery of quality services.

MJAP supports the provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in Mulago, and Butabika National Teaching Referral Hospitals and Makerere University Hospital.

MJAP VISION  : Universal and equitable access to quality health care for healthier populations.

MJAP MISSION: To build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB and other diseases of public health importance in Africa.

Key Achievements

Since 2004, MJAP has grown to be a leader in the provision and scaling up of HCT, Basic HIV/AIDS care, TB/HIV integrated services.

Health Financing

Provided & monitored sub-grants to Mbarara District, Makerere University-John’s Hopkins University collaboration, Makerere University & Butabika Hospitals.

HIV clinics

Established two one-stop center HIV clinics for the provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services to key populations


Supported accreditation of three labs in Strengthening Laboratories Management Towards Accreditation (SLMTA)

Trained Workers

Trained more than 13,996 workers; supported facilities to recruit health workers

Our Programs

Comprehensive HIV Services

Comprehensive HIV Services

MJAP has a strong track record providing comprehensive HIV services in different regions of Uganda with over 15 years’ experience in 23 districts, the two national referral hospitals and seven regional referral hospitals in the country.

Integrated Facility – Community Services

Integrated Facility – Community Services

MJAP actively engages people living with HIV ‘expert clients’ (including key population leaders/ peers, HIV positive peer mothers and adolescent peers), Village Health Teams, community-based and civil society organizations, to provide holistic HIV and related services.

Implementation Science

Implementation Science

The MJAP supported ISS clinic, which is the largest HIV clinic in Uganda is a hub for implementation science research and some of our senior management staff are involved in implementation science research.

Integrated HIV/Hypertension Treatment

Integrated HIV/Hypertension Treatment

Statistics show that about 25 percent of adults in Uganda have hypertension. The numbers are as high as 29 percent among adults living with HIV who are on Antiretroviral Treatment (ART).

Our Reach

Providing comprehensive HIV care since 2004 .


Million people offered HIV Testing Services


HIV+ persons identified and linked to care


Offered VMMC


Pregnant women initiated on ART (Option B+)


We endeavor to serve our clients with love, acceptance, empathy and exercise controlled emotional environment


Universal and equitable access to quality health care for healthier populations.

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