Fellows May 2009 Intake

Eric Tabusibwa  
Education MPH, MB ChB
Programmatic Activity conducted An Assessment of the Quality of Family Planning Services Provided to Clients at The AIDS Support Organization.
Host Institution The Aids support Organisation
Host Mentor Mr. Robert Mwesigwa and Dr. Abdallah Nkoyoyo
Academic Mentor Prof. Fred Nuwaha
   
Ms Solome Mukwaya  
Education M.A Dev. Studies, B.A Ethics and Development
Programmatic Activity conducted A pilot intervention to increase HIV status disclosure to sexual partners among PLIVs at a MUWRP-supported Health Unit in Kayunga District, Uganda.
Host Institution Makerere University Walter Reed Project(MUWRP)
Host Mentor Mr. Mark Breda and Dr. Fred Magara
Academic Mentor Dr. Lynn Atuyambe
Articles HIV testing should be linked to care, support services,NEW VISION, FRIDAY 27TH AUGUST 2009
   
Mr Jotham Mubangizi  
Education M.A EPP, B.Stat
Programmatic Activity conducted Establishment of Kasese and Kiruhura District HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Centres of Excellence.
Host Institution UNAIDS
Host Mentor Dr. David Chitate
Academic Mentor Dr Achilles Katamba
Articles Saving Babies from HIV infection – Daily Monitor Oct 20, 2009
   
Okalo Paul  
Education M.A Social Sector Planning and Management
Programmatic Activity conducted Assessment of psychosocial support interventions of the Family Model of Care of Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University (MUJHU Care).
Host Institution MUJHU
Host Mentor Dr. Philippa Musoke and Ms Juliane Etima
Academic Mentor Dr. Joseph Konde Lule
ArticlesARVs shortage: Is it a symptom of a failing health system? September 9, 2009. The Monitor News paper
   
Kajja Victoria  
Education M. Dev. Studies, B.A
Programmatic Activity conducted Assessment of the needs of young people living with HIV/AIDS in secondary school to inform Straight Talk Foundation’s interventions.
Host Institution Uganda National Health Consumers Organisation
Host Mentor Ms. Robinah Kaitiritimba and Dr. Sam Lwanga
Academic Mentor Dr. Suzanne Kiwanuka
   
Ayub Kakaire Kirunda  
Education Pursuing Masters in Communication for Development, B. Mass com
Programmatic Activity conducted Integrating Policy Issues into HIV/AIDS Reporting; a case of the Print Media in Uganda.
Host Institution Uganda National Communication Alliance/Health Communication Partnership
Host Mentor Mr Chris Conte, Dr. Charles Wendo and Mr.Amos Zikusooka
Academic Mentor  
Articles
  1. Circumcision and HIV: What was Tegulle's point?
  2. MDGs: Is UN target of combating HIV achievable?
  3. Health Funding Through Projects Not Equitable
  4. The Foreskin Surface Area Matters in HIV/ Aids Prevention
  5. What happens when patients on HIV treatment disappear?
  6. The gap between donors, medics and HIV/Aids patients
  7. Trained nurses know when to start Aids treatment
  8. Laboratory money better spent on Aids treatment
  9. Public wants lower circumcision costs
  10. 40 per cent of HIV positive patients delay diagnosis
Scarlet Mubokyi  
Education M. Med, MB ChB
Programmatic Activity conducted Characterization of the pediatric HIV/AIDS patients lost to follow up from a provider in an urban Uganda setting.
Host Institution Baylor Uganda
Host Mentor Mr. Albert Maganda and Dr. Addy Ketitiina
Academic Mentor Dr. Noah Kiwanuka
   
Florence Kebirungi  
Education Msc. Population and Reproductive Health, B.A Educ
Programmatic Activity conducted Design and Implementation of Puppet Theatre to promote HIV Counseling and Testing among Young People in Katikamu County, Luwero District.
Host Institution Communication for Development Foundation Uganda
Host Mentor Ms Emebet Wuhib-Mutungi and Mr Basil Tumushabe
Academic Mentor Dr. Sheba N.Gitta
ArticlesTarget the married to fight HIV/AIDS. The Observer, Oct 7,2009
   
Medard Kiheemu Muhwezi  
Education MSc. Community Health, B.SWASA
Programmatic Activity conducted Strengthening the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) System of the Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) HIV/AIDS Program.
Host Institution Uganda Red Cross Society
Host Mentor Prosper Byinanebye
Academic Mentor Dr. Geoffrey Kabagambe
Articles Target men to reduce HIV prevalence in Uganda, Daily Monitor Oct 20, 2009
   
Florence Tushemerirwe  
Education MPH, BSc. Food Science and Technology
Programmatic Activity conducted Integration of the Nutrition Education and Counseling intervention into Rakai Health Sciences HIV/AIDS Care Program.
Host Institution Rakai Health Sciences Program
Host Mentor Dr. Nakigozi Gertrude and Dr. Valerian Kiggundu
Academic Mentor Dr. Esther Buregyeya