Phd Defence

Title: Influence of Helicobacter pylori infection during pregnancy on the pregnancy anemia  intervention package in Uganda: A study at Kawempe Health Centre, Kampala District

PhD Candidate: Rhona K. Baingana

PhD Student: Gerald Mboowa
Title: Functional Host-Genetic Loci Associated With Pediatric Hiv-Disease Progression In Uganda And Botswana.

PhD Student: Martin KadduMukasa

Title: Dietary Sodium Baseline among Uganda’s Stroke Survivors, Influencers and Impact on Stroke Outcomes.

1.   Prof. Elly Katabira, Department Of Medicine, Makerere   University College Of Health Sciences

PhD Student: James Kayima MBChB, MMed

Title: Hypertension in Uganda: Epidemiology and the Influence of HIV Infection and Genetics


Candidate: Andre Zida

Prof. Joan Nakayaga Kalyango
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine

Prof. Anne Katahoire
Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine


Candidate: Dr. Ian G Munabi. Assistant Lecturer Department of Anatomy
Makerere University college of Health sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences.

PhD Student: Scovia Nalugo Mbalinda (BScN, MSc)
Topic: Reproductive Health and Health Related Quality of Life of Perinatally HIV-infected Adolescents

Topic: Communication Practices of Children on Antiretroviral Therapy and the Role of Family Situations, Jinja District, Uganda: Variations and Tensions.
PhD Candidate: Phoebe Kajubi

Candidate: Dr. Irene Andia Biraro’s PhD defence

Title: The impact of co-infections and the effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on immune responses in household contacts exposed to sputum positive tuberculosis in Uganda

Opponent: Associate Professor Yukari C. Manabe