Equitable access to quality health for all in Africa

Who we are

ACANOVA stands for Academy for Novel Channels in Health & Operations Research

Our Vision

A just world with Equitable access to Quality Healthcare

Our Mission

We unlock the potential of vulnerable communities, by disrupting access barriers to quality healthcare & building a sustainable eco-system of innovation, implementation & learning

Our Values
Continuous Learning

What we do

We support & build sustainable eco-systems for equitable access to quality healthcare for vulnerable communities through proven scientific & systematic models


• Quality Healthcare for most vulnerable through HSS – HRH, affordable Medical products and HIS


• Incubating, testing, validation and scale up of life-saving novel social and technological innovations


• Community and Policy advocacy for global health issues with focus on vulnerable communities for collective action and accountability e.g. SGBV


• Operations Research and Implementation Science for neglected and emerging global health issues – NTDs, NCDs, COVID19

- Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

- Non-communicable diseases (NCDs)



• Learning organisations for better global health workforce through:

- Workplace mentorship

- Fellowship programs

Our Team

We have an exceptional team behind the leadership at ACANOVA.

Governing Board
Dr. Norah Obudho
Dr. Steve Adudans
Prof. Walter Jaoko
Prof Francisca Mutapi
Wangari Gataiga CPA
Advisory Board
Dr. Solomon Ssenyange
Dr. Catherine Mutinda
Dr. June Madete

Contact Us

Feel free to reach out!