Ms Nakisita holds a Master of Public Health in Disaster Management from Makerere University. She has a Bachelor of Arts in social sciences from Makerere University and a Diploma in Project Planning and Management from Makerere University. She has attended several short courses and has expertise in Monitoring and Evaluation, Planning for sustainable development, Disaster resilience leadership, Public Health in complex emergencies and project planning and management. More details
MUBIRI PAUL, M. Stat
Paul is a graduate of Makerere University Kampala with both bachelors and master’s degrees in Statistics. He is the current Data Manager for the East Africa Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi-EA) – Uganda.
His work is centred around maternal and newborn research to advance public health knowledge and information in this seemingly neglected area. In addition, Paul has also worked with TB research projects, Feasibility studies for CPAP, BABIES matrix and social surveys. More details
Mr Phillip Wanduru
Mr Phillip Wanduru is a Public Health expert with over 7 years of working in Uganda’s health sector. Over the years he has served in different capacities including: as a clinical nurse at a district hospital and a field coordinator of the MANeSCALE project. Under the Preterm Birth Initiative Project Phillip works as an analyst of the PRONTO Simulation training model. He is also coordinating the Prospective Preterm Birth Phenotyping work in Busoga region.
Dr. Muwereza Peter
Peter holds a Master of Public Health and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda. He is a Project Implementation Specialist on the Community in which Mothers and newborns Thrive (COMONETH) Project in Luuka District, East-central Uganda. Peter previously worked as a Senior Medical officer, in charge of a health Sub-district in Iganga District Local Government, in East-central Uganda. More details
Ms. Justine Kaudha Inhensiko
Ms. Justine Kaudha Inhensiko is a Research Assistant with Centre of Excellence for Maternal and Newborn Health Research, Makerere where she has participated as a field coordinator for a study assessing uptake, adherence and acceptability of Kangaroo Mother Care in Eastern Uganda, a field research assistant on the Communities where Mothers and Newborns Thrive (COMONETH), and on the MANeSCALE project. More details
Geraldine Agiraembabazi holds a Master of Science degree in Statistics (Bio-statistics) from Hasselt University, Belgium; a post graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation from Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and Mathematics from Makerere University, Uganda.
She is an M&E Specialist on the Community where Mothers and newborns Thrive (COMONETH) Project in Luuka District, Eastern Uganda. More details
Ms. Doris Kwesiga
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. More details
Mr Kajjo is a Geographic Information System (GIS) specialist with a Master of Science in Environment with advanced training in application of GIS in Public health, Disease and health infrastructure Mapping and spatial analysis. Darious has a long experience in designing and supervision of field surveys involving GIS/GPS Mapping. More details
Dr. Gertrude Namazzi
Dr. Gertrude Namazzi holds a masters degree in Public Health (MPH) and a bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) of Makerere University, Uganda. She is a Research Fellow at Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) in the department of Health Policy Planning and Management, and a member of the centre of excellence for maternal, newborn and child health. Gertrude has expertise in maternal and newborn implementation research ranging from community mobilization for institutional service utilization to health systems strengthening for improved quality of care. More details