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Mr. Joseph Akuze W
Research Associate in the Department of Health Policy Planning and Management, Makerere University School of Public Health


He holds degrees Bachelor’s (Hons) and Postgraduate diploma in Statistics from Makerere University, Master of Public Health from The Braun School of Public Health-Hadassah, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel and is pursuing a methodological PhD from the London School of Hygiene & tropical Medicine. His PhD is a focusing on improving measurement of stillbirths and neonatal deaths in standardized surveys. He recently published a game changing manuscript in the Lancet Global health about improving metrics on stillbirths and neonatal deaths in the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS)

Research Interests:

His research interests are diverse but his key publications include maternal, newborn and child health, community based surveys, machine learning, preterm, and stillbirth’s epidemiology.

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