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School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. Esther Buregyeya

Dr. Esther Buregyeya

Dr. Esther Buregyeya is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health at Makerere University School of Public Health. She holds a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences from the University of Antwerp, Belgium, a Master of Philosophy in International Health-with a bias in Occupational Health from the University of Bergen, Norway.

Her Bachelor’s Degree is in Human Medicine (MBChB) from Makerere University, Uganda. She has over 16 years of experience in service including clinical work in a district as a medical officer, teaching, and research. Esther has a strong background in field research with 10 years of experience in designing and implementing community and facility-based research, mainly in TB, HIV, and malaria.

She is also a One Health Champion working formerly working with the One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) Project-(Current AFROHUN).