Ms Nakisita holds a Masters 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.

Nakisita Olivia is working as a Project Manager for the Communities where Mothers and Newborns Thrive (COMONETH) project at Makerere University School of Public health. She has worked on several projects on Capacity building for health systems development, Maternal and Newborn health and has experience in research and grant writing. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs. Anne Josephine Adikini Oketch is the Manager for the Department of Health Policy Planning and Management at Makerere University School of Public Health. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Post graduate Diploma and a Masters degree in Human Resource Management. She has a wide experience in management, has skills and acquaintance in Human Resource Management.   She has handled Departmental activities and administrative issues of different projects within the Department for 12 years. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs. Enid Kemari Ahimbisibwe holds Bachelor’s Degree in Arts (majoring in Organizational studies), Masters in Public Administration and Management, certificate in Financial Accounting and Management for Non Finance Managers, Grant Management, and several certificates in Ethical review process and best practice.  Enid Kemari works with Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, School of Public Health Makerere University College of Health Sciences as Program Manager for Master of Public Health Program.  Kemari has 15 years’ experience in the management and coordination of academic program (MPH Program). In addition Kemari has experience in survey administration and events management of projects/programs. She has skills and knowledge in financial management and accounting; project management, and Grant management of sponsored projects. 

In 2011 Enid Kemari was part of the team that conducted Health Systems Assessment for Uganda and 2010, she provided administrative support to the ENGAGE Project (Eliminating National Gaps, Advancing Global Equity by organizing and mobilizing district leaders in over 70 districts to attend regional meetings and national level meetings that included stakeholders and the parliaentarians.

In 2013 to July 2014 she worked as survey administrator and budget expert for the Priorities for Local AIDS Control Efforts (PLACE) for which she provided logistical support to survey activities, budget tracking, organize district and national level events and support the project director with stakeholder communications, reporting and supporting the Country Director to manage district level collaborations. She is also working with a dynamic, highly-motivated multi-country team as Administrator in charge of Engagements on the Supporting Policy Engagement for Evidence-based Decisions (SPEED) project; a five-year EU-funded initiative. 

Currently she is working as Administrator on Cross-Border Health Integrated Partnership Project (CB-HIPP) being implemented by School of Public Health in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. This is a regional project funded by the regional health office of the USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission and is implemented by a consortium of partners led by FHI360.

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Steven Ssendagire is currently working as a Senior Resident Mentor with the Health Policy Planning and Management (HPPM) Department of Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH). His primary responsibility with MakSPH is to socialize Master of Public Health (MPH) officers into the world of Public Health Practice. Steven has also been and is still involved in writing and managing a number of research related projects implemented by MakSPH. Steven Ssendagire is a Pharmacist by undergraduate training with a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Previously, Steven has worked with the International Medical Group (IMG) as a Pharmacist, MakSPH as an academic mentor and project coordinator, with International Organization for Migration (IOM) as a training coordinator and most recently as an Epidemiologist with the Epidemiology and Surveillance Division (ESD) at the Ministry of Health Headquarters in Uganda.

Steven Ssendagire has extensive interest and practical experience in multi-country project management, Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR), capacity strengthening for outbreak preparedness and response, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of infectious disease surveillance systems, implementation of International Health Regulations (IHR), Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) assessment, coordination of infectious disease preparedness, outbreak investigation and coordination of disease outbreak response using the Incident Management System (IMS). Steven’s current research interests include collaborative governance and coordination of resources for responding to infectious disease outbreaks

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