Francoise Riisa Kauzya RN/M, DSWSA, BScNur, MPH.
Co-Founder and Executive Director – Action for Reproductive Health ARH. Founder- ARH -Woodbridge New Jersey.
A maternal Health Advocate born in Uganda and a 1st born of 11 children. Attained a certificate of Registration as a Nurse and Midwife - Mulago Uganda.
Diploma in Social Work and Social Administration- Makerere Institute of Social Science.
A Bachelor Of Science in Nursing- Makerere University.
Masters in Public Health, - Hunter College CUNY in New York.
Worked in Mulago Hospital for 15yrs as a midwife and offered free social work and counseling services to pregnant mothers. Former vice president Uganda Medical Workers Union ( UMWU) Mulago branch. Former Audit General National UMWU.
Spear headed a negotiation that increased the medical workers pay of UG SH 66,000 as a lunch allowance during that period.
As a Deputy Charge Nurse for Obstetrics, Gynae and Family planning out patient clinic,a fund for break tea for staff, and a fund to help any nurse or midwife to cater for funeral expenses was secured.
Believes in a grass root approach to effect positive change; and submission to God has helped me to love and serve unconditionally.
A mother of 5 boys, and as a Rotarian believe in service above self.
1. Uganda Nurses and Midwives Association
2 .NJSOPHE- New Jersey Society for Public Health Education
3.WHO’SWHO- VIP 2012-2013, HONORED as - Life time Achievement inductee representing outstanding professional dedication and career longevity
4. NAPW- National Association of Professional Women 2011 - Recognition as a, Woman of the Year 2012-2013
5. Who’s Who Continental – HONORED MEMBER
6. International Women’s Leadership Association
7,Rotary Club of Woodbridge / Perth- Amboy
8. African Women Leaders Network
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