Consultant, Youth Engagement
Diana Nsubuga is a consultant to Women Deliver, focusing efforts on youth advocacy, engagement and coordination in Africa. In this role, she enhances the participation and influence of young people on policies and investments for gender equality and girls’ and women’s health, rights, and wellbeing across the continent.
Diana is also the Deputy Country Director at Living Goods Uganda where she oversees community health partnerships.
A public health specialist with nearly 15 years’ of experience in reproductive, maternal, neo-natal, and child health and rights and strengthening health systems in Sub-Saharan Africa, Diana has experience in working around Regional Economic Communities. During her work at the Africa Regional Office of Partners in Population and Development, she coordinated the Eastern Africa Reproductive Health Network, bringing together six African countries in targeting Ministries of Health and Finance.
Diana was also part of a team that reinvigorated the Western Africa Reproductive Health Network that brought together 17 African countries and the Southern Africa Reproductive Health Network with 16 Member States. Prior to joining Living Goods, she worked at Global Health Corps as a Country Manager where she led professional leadership development of young advocates and developed partnerships with more than 40 different organizations.
She holds a PhD in Public Health and has won a number of leadership awards, including the 2019 Global Women Empowerment Award, the 2017 Women Champion Award, the 2016 American Express Ngen Leadership Award, and the 2015 Urban Farmer Award.
She has served as an Honorary Associate Professor at Makerere University as part of her community service and is part of the World Health Organization/Universal Health Coverage Social Protection Network.
Diana is passionate about supporting young advocates and advancing primary health care towards universal health coverage at global, regional, and national levels.