MUSPH AFENETMeanwhile, Ugandan alumni of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme from MakSPH and Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, formed an association to facilitate linkages, continuous networking and sharing among them.
The first meeting was held on 12th March 2011 in Kampala, where an interim committee for the association was elected with immediate tasks of drafting Articles of Association and carrying out a needs assessment to determine the issues that will form the association's first core activities.
The process of forming this association was supported by Makerere University School of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp and African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET).
Dr. Elizeus Rutebemberwa (MakSPH) making a presentation as part of a panel Discussion at the MPH Alumni meeting
The Interim Committee office bearers are:
Chair - Dr. Christopher Garimoi Orach, Senior Lecturer, MakSPH
Vice Chair - Dr. Monica Musenero, Senior Programme Officer, AFENET
Treasurer - Dr. Sheba Nakacubo Gitta, Head of Science and Public Affairs, AFENET
Secretary - Dr. Raymond Tweheyo, MPH Resident Mentor, MakSPH
Vice Secretary - Dr. Sam Okware, DHO Luwero
Committee Members are:
Dr. Robert Mayanja, DHO Rakai
Dr. Zepher Karyabakayo, DHO Rukungiri
Dr. Margaret Ntambazi, Deputy DHO Masaka