Dr Symon Peter Wandiembe holds a PhD in Statistical Methods from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London and MSc in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Natal, South Africa. He is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Statistics, Makerere University.
He has over 15 years of experience in monitoring and program evaluation, design of both qualitative and quantitative studies in public health and social policy, recruitment and managing large and multidisciplinary teams.
His areas of expertise include qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods, statistical analysis, case study methodology, analysis and evaluation of community-based services, program evaluation, report writing and grant narratives, and survey design.
Peter has conducted and supported performance evaluations across a variety of sectors and policy areas: health and wellbeing, quality of healthcare, children and families, HIV and AIDS, maternal and child health, education and training. For over 14 years, he has been involved in OVC and HIV/AIDS research and services programming, managed USAID/PEPFAR funded projects. He has served as a principal investigator and team leader on several evaluations that used mixed methods under the area of OVCs.