For the last 37 years, he has occupied Room No. 224 on the Second Floor of the School of Public Health at Makerere University College of Health Sciences.
├ö├ç┬úMost of my working life, I have been at the School, since 1977. I have been occupying my office for 37 years; I practically do not know any other office├ö├ç├ÿ.
Prof. Joseph Konde Lule, was the first Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the then Institute of Public Health, now School of Public Health. During his stay in the Department he has taught many, supervised many and mentored many. His wealth therefore is not measured by how much money and property he has accumulated during his working life, but by the quality of people that have passed through his hands.
Those who attended his farewell dinner had only admiration for his dedication and commitment to nurturing young talent.