uhc Ghana Project Leaders

LaMont "Montee" EVANS, President/CEO - HBG Promised Ghana, LBG

LaMont “Montee” Evans is the President/CEO of HBC Promised Ghana, LBG, a non governmental organization that Registered in Ghana in November 2020. The mission is to develop programs and services responsive to the educational and capacity building needs of individuals, communities and organizations in Ghana. He owns a US based consulting (mojaevans Consulting, LLC) firm that started in 2002 after leaving his role as Director of National Programs (African American Men United Against AIDS at National AIDS Education & Services for Minorities, Inc. He served as the President/CEO for Concerned Black Men, Inc. of Philadelphia leading their Shika Tamaa Capacity Building Assistance Program and other federally funded programs from 2002-2004. He also served as the National Coordinator for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day[2] from 2003 – 2012. In this role, he worked with more than 500 organizations annually to mobilize, prepare, and coordinate events/activities that would assist in getting African American educated, tested and invovled around HIV/AIDS. In addition, to get African Americans newly testing positive or living with HIV to enter treatment.

He refined the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Capacity Building Assistance Organization Assessment Tool while working as a consultant in Oakland, California to assess and develop CBA Plans for 22 organizations (2002) reflecting multiple racial/ethnic populations. Since 2002, Evans has worked with individuals, small businesses and nonprofit organizations to enhance their infrastructure and capacity to provide programs and services in line with their mission.

He has completed both the World Health Organization’s Organization’s Online Course: Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage and WACI Health and Global Health Partners[1]  – Trainer of Trainers. To contact Evans for consulting, training or development work, you can do so via email (montee@uhcghana.org) or WhatsApp +233 (0)50-579-2325.

[1]The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; the Global Financing Facility (GFF); Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; UHC 2030; and the Partnership for Malaria, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)

[2] Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

John Eliasu MAHAMA, Member - People's Health Movement/Ghana

John Aliasu Mahama is a public health and community development practitioner with over 15 years professional experience. Mahama works as the Deputy Director for Partnerships Coordination at Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) where he develops and nurtures relationships to further the mission and goals of GAC. He is an active member of the People’s Health Movement (PHM) Ghana where he has been involved in advocacy for the right to health and action on social determinants of health since 2007.

Mahama previously worked with the Ghana AIDS Commission where he coordinated the development of the National HIV and AIDS Technical Support Plan and facilitated preparation to the UN High Level Meetings on HIV and AIDS in 2011 and 2016. Mahama holds an MSc degree in International Health from the University College London and has completed other training in Law (LLB), International Development (PgCert), Anti-Corruption (Diploma) and Nutrition (BSc).

Mahama has completed both the World Health Organization’s Organization’s Online Course: Health Financing for Universal Health Coverage and WACI Health and Global Health Partners[1]  – Trainer of Trainers. To contact Mahama for consulting, training or development work, you can do so via email (john@uhcghana.org) or WhatsApp +233 (0)24-698-9705.

[1]The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; the Global Financing Facility (GFF); Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; UHC 2030; and the Partnership for Malaria, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH)

[2] Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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