Meet Our Speakers And Mentors

Dr. David Musoke

Dr. David Musoke is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health at Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH). He holds a Bachelors in Environmental Health Sciences from Makerere University, MSc in International Primary Health Care from the University of London (UK), and PhD in Public Health from Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK). Dr. Musoke is the coordinator of the short course in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at MakSPH. His research interests include communicable diseases (particularly malaria), environmental health (including WASH), health systems (such as health-seeking behaviour, and human resources for health particularly Community Health Workers (CHWs)), non-communicable diseases, One Health, and antimicrobial resistance. He has also used photovoice, a community based participatory research methodology, in his research including among youth and CHWs. Dr. Musoke is undertaking a Career Development Fellowship as part of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).

Dr. Musoke spearheaded organisation of the 1st ever International Symposium on CHWs (2017), and the 3rd International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) World Academic Conference (2019) both held in Uganda. He is currently Co-Chair of the CHWs Thematic Working Group of Health Systems Global, as well as Chair of the Africa Academy of Environmental Health. He is also a Senior Visiting Fellow at Nottingham Trent University (UK), Visiting Lecturer at Nkumba University (Uganda), as well as External Examiner at the University of Malawi, National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), and Uganda Martyrs University. Dr. Musoke is an Academic Editor for BMC Public Health, BMC Health Services Research, PLOS Global Public Health, and the Journal of Environmental and Public Health. His academic output to date includes over 80 peer reviewed publications, 4 book chapters, and over 100 conference presentations.