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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. David Musoke

Dr. David Musoke

Dr. David Musoke is a Lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health at Makerere University School of Public Health. He holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Health Sciences from Makerere University, MSc in International Primary Health Care from University of London (UK), and PhD in Public Health from Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK). He is involved in vast research in Uganda which has been disseminated extensively including in publications, conferences, blogs and stakeholder workshops.

He is the Coordinator of the short course in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). His research interests include communicable diseases (particularly malaria), environmental health (including water, sanitation and hygiene), health systems (such as health-seeking behavior, and human resources for health particularly Community Health Workers - CHWs), non-communicable diseases, One Health, and antimicrobial resistance. He has also used photovoice, a community based participatory research methodology, in his research including among youth and CHWs.

He spearheaded organisation of the 1st International Symposium on CHWs (2017), and the 3rd International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) World Academic Conference (2019) both held in Kampala. He is a member of many professional associations including the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), UK. Currently, he is the Secretary of the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) Africa group, Co-chair of the Health Systems Global Thematic Working Group on CHWs, as well as Chair of the Africa Academy of Environmental Health. He is also a Senior Visiting Fellow at Nottingham Trent University (UK) as well as External Examiner at the University of Malawi, National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe), Uganda Martyrs University - Nkozi, and Visiting Lecturer at Nkumba University (Uganda).

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