Name: Doris Kwesiga

Organisation: School of Public Health, Makerere University, Uganda

Position: Research Associate


Ms. Doris Kwesiga holds a Master’s degree in Health Services Research and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration, both from Makerere University, Uganda. She is a research assistant in the INDEPTH Network Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Working Group. She is also the principal investigator for a study assessing uptake, adherence and acceptability of Kangaroo Mother Care in Eastern Uganda, and is a member of the Centre of Excellence for Maternal and Newborn Health Research, Makerere. Doris has previously worked as acting manager and research consultant at Global Health Economics Ltd, Uganda. Prior to that, she was an assistant lecturer at the School of Public Health, Makerere University, where she was also a researcher and the deputy team leader for reviewing the Masters in Health Services Research program. Doris has  previously been employed as a researcher at Child Health and Development Centre, Makerere, on a study promoting parent-child communication on sexual and reproductive health, and as a program officer at Kigezi Healthcare Foundation, Uganda. Additionally, she has been a consultant for various short term projects