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Nelson K. Sewankambo

Nelson K. Sewankambo MBChB, MSc, M.MED, FAAS, FRCP, LLD (HC), former Dean of Makerere University Medical School, Uganda, a past Principal Makerere University College of Health Sciences and a Professor of internal medicine. In the last 18 years he focused on advancement of medical education and research capacity development. He is a fellow and President of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences, a Vice President of the Network of African Sciences Academies (NASAC) and Vice President of the Accordia Global Health Foundation. Read more about Nelson K. Sewankambo

Catherine Abbo

Catherine Abbo is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, and Makerere University-Kampala. She trained as a Medical Doctor (MBChB) and later did her Master of Medicine in Psychiatry from Makerere University, Uganda in 1998 and 2003 respectively. She obtained her PhD in Psychiatry from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden in 2009. Her research focus was on mental health and traditional healing practices. She is currently a doing a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from University of Cape Town. Read more about Catherine Abbo

Stefan Swartling Peterson

Stefan Swartling Peterson trained as a public health physician in Sweden, did his MPH at Harvard and PhD from Uppsala University with field-work in the Central African Republic and Tanzania. Stefan has appointments as visiting Professor with Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH), and is Professor of Global Health at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Stefan worked for WHO in the Uganda Ministry of Health 1998-2000 and at the School of Public Health 2004-7. Read more about Stefan Swartling Peterson


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