Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAU), is a youth-led organization based in Makindye- Kampala, Uganda. PHAU was started in 2011 as a club for Music, Dance, and Drama at Clarke International University (CIU) in Kampala, Uganda. The founding group was comprised of Public Health students who were passionate about dancing, music, and drama as a social activity.
With a vision for young people to be empowered to take control and ownership of their health and a mission to champion efforts that empower young people to make informed decisions related to sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing; PHAU continued beyond the university to become an outreach entity focusing on increasing awareness, sensitization and adoption of safe adolescent sexual and reproductive health behavior and practices.
The club was created to offer free Latin, hip-hop and ballroom dance classes to university students and secondary school students to promote the physical, social and mental wellbeing of youths through the sharing of skills, experiences, and knowledge.