Dr. Richard K. Mugambe (PhD) is currently an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health. He holds a PhD in Global Health from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (2014), a Masters in Environmental Sciences and technology from Wageningen University, the Netherlands (2007) and a Bachelors degree in Environmental Health from Makerere University (2003).

Richard has been involved in teaching and research at the School of Public Health for over 10 years. His research areas are: water and sanitation (especially for vulnerable groups of people and for healthcare facilities); food safety, waste management and environmental monitoring. His recent work on water and sanitation for vulnerable groups includes a publication: Access to and perceptions towards water, sanitation and hygiene: a case of HIV/AIDS affected and non-affected households in rural Uganda.


Dr. Henry Wamani MBChB MPhil PhD is Lecturer, Department of Community Health and Behavioural Sciences and Academic Coordinator, Master of Public Health Nutrition at the School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Science, Kampala. Henry trained as a Medical Doctor (MBChB) from Makerere University, Uganda in 1993.

He later did Master of Philosophy in Health Sciences (Public Health Nutrition), 2003 and PhD (Nutrition Epidemiology and Health Inequities), 2005 at the University of Bergen, Norway. Henry previously worked with disease control programs with the Ministry of Health, World Health Organisation and as the Resident Advisor of A2Z, the USAID Micronutrient and Child Blindness project, before becoming fulltime faculty member at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences.He has vast experience in child health, malaria, nutrition, HIV/AIDS and community research with publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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