MakSPH-CDC Career Watch

Joan Mugenzi

Joan Mugenzi has been appointed the Regional Advisor for Community Health Systems & Community Case Management for World Vision International (responsible for East, Southern and West Africa) based in Kampala, Uganda


Mrs Penninah Kyoyagala-Tomusange

I joined the fellowship program in 2004. I had just returned from pursuing my MA studies at Leeds University. I had always wanted to be called a Fellow because most on the autobiographies I read of great people, there was something to do with fellowship.

When I read the advert calling for application, I felt the moment had arrived. I submitted my application, after some time I was called for interviews and then the good news came, a phone call made to congratulate me, I was delighted. I was hosted by the Uganda Red Cross Society


Ms Mary Dutki

Ms Mary Dutki is a graduate and member of the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences. She is a budding public health researcher, and a proactive and dynamic team leader who brings a pragmatic and conscientious approach to tackling assigned projects.
Mary joined the Fellowship Program in April 2008 and was attached to PREFA.

While hosted at PREFA as a Fellow, Mary used her laboratory skills to contribute to the implementation of quality assurance (QA) programs in HIV testing sites. She completed a baseline assessment of the QA program in 50 public health facilities


Dr Enid Mbabazi Mugisha

April 2005- November 2005: Co investigator, Documentation of Shell Uganda HIV/ AIDS workplace experiences as a best practice HIV/HIV intervention in Uganda. November 2005-Jan 2006: Lead person. Initiation of an HIV/AIDS workplace Program at Uganda CLAYS Limited.

Jan 2006-Oct 2006:    Co investigator Baseline assessment of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS KAPB among


Ms Irene Kambonesa Tumuhirwe
kambonesa@yahoo.com/ irene.kambonesa@mildmay.or.ug

Irene Kambonesa is the Director for Training and Education at Mildmay Uganda.  She is a Makerere University IPH/CDC HIV/AIDS fellow alumnus who completed the program 2004 and has over 18 years of experience in training and management of community and public health projects and programs.  Irene is a State Registered Nurse and Midwife with a Master of Public Health Degree from The University of Liverpool UK

As a director for Education, Irene ensured that Mildmay got a license to operate as an institution for higher learning by