Dr Okuga is a medical doctor with a Masters in Public Health. She is currently a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management at the School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Monica has over eight years’ experience in quality improvement work at facility and community level and vast experience in maternal and newborn care. She is a trainer in the Lives Saved Tool- a modelling tool for estimating impact of maternal and newborn interventions.
Monica is also actively involved in supervision of Field Epidemiology trainees. She has previously worked with projects funded by European Union, WHO, USAID, PEPFAR, Johns Hopkins University and PLAN international. Her interests lie in health systems strengthening and quality improvement for maternal and newborn care, implementation research and policy influence. Currently, she coordinates the Centre of Excellence for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health at MakSPH and is involved in numerous MNCH projects. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org