Tom Rogers Muyunga Mukasa, APHA, Cert. Global Health (Harvard.), Cert NCLAS has many hats including: medical/health worker; HIV/AIDS Advocate; social change catalyst, Human Rights activist, poet and social development advocate. His preoccupation began when he was a member of the Rotary Club during undergraduate days. Since then he has gone on to work for some time as a healthcare worker in Africa; an accomplished Trainer of Trainers/Trainees he has helped initiate, mobilize and provide training in over 30,000 community events with groups of 2-50 members. His themes are around ownership of health seeking and maintaining practices. Currently, he is preoccupied with immigrant communities in USA to benefit from one of the best health care delivery systems of the world. He is also providing consultancy services(pro-bono) through the African Empowered Communities-USA (AEC-USA) as a development worker. Thomas is a proud Californian of recent African origins. He does not hesitate to share his "HELP" Philosophy captured in the following mottos:
Health-related motto:He is believes that all communities should aspire to lead, long healthy and productive lives with minimal risk of developing chronic diseases.
Entrepreneurial & Corporate related motto: He believes that it is possible for mobilized communities to be micro-economic powerhouses capable of having individuals between 20 years-49 years who earn USD 2,000 per 2 weeks per year.
Leadership-related motto: He believes that a minimum education for an individual who has attained 18 years and above should enable them to apply for a job, learn at the job, keep that job, upgrade, negotiate and advocate for a better livelihood in form of housing, health, nutrition and physical activity.
Productivity & Progress-related motto: He believes that individuals must be able to show something (knowledge, skills, attitude) for their time as living human beings with confidence, intuitively and categorically.