Dr. Esther Buregyeya is currently a senior lecturer in the Department Disease Control and Environmental Health-School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala. She trained as a Medical Doctor (MBChB) from Makerere University, Uganda in 1998.
She later did her Master of Philosophy in Health Sciences (Occupational Health) at the University of Bergen, Norway in 2004. Her research focus is on TB and HIV. From her recent work one article has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of TB and Lung Dis: “Knowledge and health seeking behaviour towards tuberculosis in rural Uganda” http://www.economistblog.com/
Esther attained PhD, from the University of Antwerp, Belgium and her area of research was “Feasibility and acceptability of implementing Tuberculosis infection control measures in health facilities in Wakiso and Mukono districts, Uganda”.