Board of Trustee Member
Daniel Malual Juac is a South Sudanese national and Public Health Professional with over four
years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition. He has expertise in managing Humanitarian Emergency and Development projects. Before joining our board of trustees’ team at Yo’Care South Sudan, he first worked for World Vision South Sudan and later joined the Nile Petroleum Corporation where he is currently working as a Lubricant Officer.
While at World Vision South Sudan, Daniel has served in various positions. He recently served as Nutrition Field Coordinator (Aug 2019 – Jun 2021), Community Mobilization Supervisor (Health Pooled Fund II) from May 2017 to Mar 2019 and Nutrition Field Coordinator (Feb – April 2017).
Prior to joining World Vision, Daniel had already acquired vital experience while studying at Makerere University. He was among the few students in Uganda sponsored by One Health Central and Central Africa (OHCEA) now AFROHUN (https://afrohun.org/) to participate in Rift Valley Fever (RVF) Outbreak investigation in Kabale District (Western Uganda) in March 2016. He was part of the Rapid Response Team formed by the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MOH) to contain the small and localized outbreak of 3 confirmed and 2 probable cases. He also implemented a WASH project in Kasubi, an urban slum in Kampala (Uganda) with his colleagues from School of Public Health in 2015.
Daniel is very passionate about community service to the extent that he has been mobilizing youth volunteers in Twic County Headquarters Turalei (Warrap State) from Jan – Sept 2021 for general cleaning exercises in the community, desilting of open drains around town, repair of feeder roads and repair of dikes to control flood. He envisions community transformation and development through this initiative. He has been able to mobilize over forty south Sudanese in the diaspora and his friends through social media platforms for this noble cause.
Daniel’s leadership skills began way back during his high school in Uganda and it was sharpened further when he joined Makerere University, one of the prestigious and oldest Universities in Africa. He pursued a bachelor’s degree of Environmental Health Science (BEHS) at Makerere University School of Public Health (2013-2016). While at Makerere University he served in various capacities. He served as a Cabinet Minister for International Affairs in the 81 st Students’ Guild (2015-2016).
Before being elected as a cabinet minister, he was serving as Guild Representative Council (GRC) member for the Makerere University School of Public Health (2015-2016). He was the first cabinet Minister in the history of the School. At the School of Public Health level association (Makerere University Environmental Health Students’ Association, MUEHSA),Daniel served as a Finance Minister (2014-2015) and he was able to mobilize enough resources that led to successful organization of the 12 th Annual MUEHSA Scientific Conference which was graced by the presence of former Cabinet Minister of Environment (Republic of South Sudan), Hon. Deng Deng Hoc as the Guest of honor.
Most importantly, he never forgot his roots and served his home association, Makerere University South Sudanese Students’ Association (MUSSSA) as a General Secretary and Proofreader of the Voice of MUSSSA Magazine (2014-2015).It was at his time when the association produced the second edition of the Voice of MUSSSA Magazine (2015). He also served as Speaker of South Sudan Science Club (SSSC) from 2014 – 2016 where he continued to showcase his industrious leadership. He led a team of South Sudanese science students from various Universities in Uganda to Juba (South Sudan) for “Keep Juba City Clean” Campaign launched at Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery (JCONAM) in 2015.
The event, witnessed by the Director for Eye Care services in the Ministry of Health Republic of South Sudan as the Guest of honour was covered by South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC) among other media houses. It started with a general cleaning at Juba Teaching Hospital and ended with delivery of three dustbins donated by the Club to Juba Teaching Hospital, Juba City Council (JCC) and University of Juba respectively. In that vey year, he coordinated Career Guidance and Counselling for South Sudanese students in different secondary schools in Uganda. Among schools that benefited from the initiative include Makindye Royal College, Merryland High School (Entebbe) and Kisubi High School. Daniel brings to our board vast leadership and networking skills that will see Yo' Care SouthSudan excel to greater heights.