Dr. Nuwaha is a professor of Disease Control and Prevention at Makerere University School of Public Health. He has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from Makerere University; a Masters in Public Health from Leeds University; and a PhD in Disease Control from Karolinsika Institutet. His fields of specialty and research interests include Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), HIV/STIs, TB, and Malaria; with over 100 peer reviewed publications.
He is the PI for FibroSCHoT that is evaluating the impact of repeated doses of praziquantel in Schistosomiasis hot spots in Uganda and a co-PI for SPICES-Scaling-up Packages of Interventions for Cardiovascular disease prevention in selected sites in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, Dr. Nuwaha serves as the board chairman for Kabwohe Clinical Research Centre, a member of the infectious disease institute scientific review committee and the associate editor for BMC Public Health.