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Voices in Health- HIV and TB Implementation Science: Learning from Uganda

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School of Population and Public Health - Room B104

2206 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 East Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

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Join us for a talk from Dr. Herbert Muyinda and Dr. Achilles Katamba from Makerere University in Uganda.

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Dr. Achilles Katamba

Dr Katamba is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala Uganda. He is a medical doctor and holds a master’s and doctoral degrees in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (Health Services Research.) Dr Katamba is the Ugandan Head of the Uganda Tuberculosis Implementation Research Consortium (U-TIRC - http://utbspwebsite.wixsite.com/u-tirc), a consortium between clinical scientists at Makerere University, Public health officials at the Uganda Ministry of Health, the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control programme and scientists from the University of California at San Francisco, Yale University, John Hopkins University and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr. Herbert Muyinda

Herbert Muyinda is an anthropologist and senior lecturer and current Director of the Child Health and Development Centre (CHDC), College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. Muyinda’s research centers on the socio-behavioral sciences with a particular focus on vulnerable populations. He has previously done research on HIV and AIDS, mental illness, disability, pulmonary rehabilitation, and nutrition and early childhood development. Muyinda is also Co- Principal Investigator of a longitudinal (cohort) study in post-conflict northern Uganda, focused on exploring, developing and testing transformative interventions to build HIV prevention services and to promote lifelong HIV care. The study is a collaboration between Makerere University and the University of British Columbia, funded by Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR). The goal is to explore, develop and test culturally-safe, strengths-based, trauma-informed, and technology-enhanced (CSTT) interventions among marginalized populations.

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School of Population and Public Health - Room B104

2206 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 East Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

Canada

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