Ms. Doreen Tuhebwe is the Field Coordinator of the Master of Public Health at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health Sciences and a Master of Public Health from Makerere University. Currently, Doreen primarily supports the MPH student mentorship program and coordinates the MPH field attachment course (Field Studies) and steers the MakSPH graduate students’ support secretariat. In the Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, she teaches and supervises undergraduate and postgraduate students and participates in curriculum reviews and development for academic programs. She also mentors students in scientific communication and research methods with a bias management, leadership, disaster risk management and control of neglected tropical diseases. Doreen is involved in grants writing as part of the efforts to mobilize resources for research and capacity building. She also has experience in the implementation of research and service projects, writing experiment/research protocols, monitoring field work/ experiments and coordinating ethnography studies. In 2015 Doreen was a co-investigator of the USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge “Designing an isolation Unit for Infectious Pathogens” Doreen is a founder member of the MakSPH-MPH Alumni Association and a member of the Environmental Health Workers’ Association of Uganda (EHWAU). Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Ms. Doris Kwesiga (B.SWSA, MHSR) is a researcher in the department of Health Policy, Planning and Management at Makerere University School of Public Health. She is currently engaged in research in the INDEPTH Network Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Working Group and Makerere University Centre of Excellence for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. Doris is skilled in both qualitative and quantitative research and analysis, within both the health sector and social sciences. She has previously worked as an assistant lecturer at the School of Public Health, Makerere University and as a researcher at Child Health and Development Centre, Makerere. Additionally, Doris has been a consultant for various short term projects. Her area of interest is maternal, newborn and child health, with special focus on qualitative research methods. Doris is currently registered as a PhD student at Makerere University. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Ms. Angela Kisakye is a Research Fellow in the department of Health Policy, Planning and Management at the School of Public Health, Makerere University. Angela is a Public Health Specialist with expertise in knowledge Translation. She works as the Scientific Writer for the MPH program with support from the African Field Epidemiology Network Africa. Her role as a Scientific Writer is to support Residents and faculty to write scientific publications out of their research projects. Previously Ms. Kisakye worked as a communications Person with the Knowledge Translation Network Africa (KTNET Africa) project, which hosted a shared platform for knowledge translation across eight research coalitions, based in Africa. Angela’s areas of interest include governance and human resources for Health. Angela has also worked as a coordinator for a consultancy on evaluating laboratory readiness and service delivery bottlenecks in Uganda and on the Landscape analysis on quality of intrapartum care in East Africa study. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Dr Christine Kirunga Tashobya is a Health Systems Specialist with expertise in several aspects of health systems including Health Policy Formulation and Analysis; Strategic Planning; Health Financing, Public-Private Partnerships for Health, and Monitoring and evaluation. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Supporting Policy Engagement for Evidence-Based Decision Making for Universal Health Coverage (SPEED) Project at MakSPH. She is a medical Doctor with an MA (Demography), an MSc. Health Policy, Planning and Financing (LSHTM) and a PhD Public Health from Antwerp, Belgium. Before her PhD, she had been a senior Planner in Ministry of Health for over 10 years. Christine is a member of Working Groups 1&2 of the International Taskforce on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems that was put in place by world leaders at the UN High-Level Event 2008.  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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