William Bazeyo is an Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health and is currently the Dean of the School. He received an MBCHB from Makerere University and M.Med in Occupational Health from University of Singapore, Singapore. He has been teaching in the University for more than 20 years and has done research and Published in several areas including Health Care Financing, Leadership and One Health. He was the among the key pillars of The HEALTH Alliance (Higher Education Alliance for Leadership Training for Health) which was formed in 2005 under the funding from USAID that brought together 7 schools of Public Health in Six regional Countries. An organization that he has lead till now which addressed the Leadership gaps in Health, Health Emergency management Programs for the District first responders that trained and equipped District staff and responded to Emergencies like the Bududa landslides in Uganda, and Post Elections violence in Kenya to mention but a few. He organized the formation of the Summit of 14 Deans of Schools of Public Health and Schools of Veterinary in the Six Alliance Country members and He is the Current Chair of the Summit. The Schools are implementing the One Health activities under the umbrella of OHCEA- One Health Central and Eastern Africa net work funded by USAID in the EPT program through RESPOND. The Project is being implemented in DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda with US partner Universities namely University of Minnesota and Tufts University.
He is also the Principal Investigator of various projects such as the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance a CDC Program that offers M & E support to CDC supported institutions and also the Director of the newly established Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa which is mandated to support governments to build and sustain institutional capacity for tobacco control in Africa..
Dr. Bazeyo can be reached on 256-772-209987 or email email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org