African sciences and scientists are growing and increasing and there is also much donor interest and many African scientists seem to be thriving. However, because of system weaknesses, limited local resources and a huge demand on the few good scientists there is variable effectiveness and efficiency in terms of outputs.
How do these scientists manage?
Speaker: Dr Peter Waiswa
Dr Waiswa is a Ugandan medical doctor trained in Public Health. He graduated with a joint PhD and later a Post-Doctoral fellowship; both from Makerere University, Uganda and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Peter currently is a lecturer at Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Uganda and a visiting Researcher at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. His research interests include Health Systems, implementation research, and evaluation with a special focus on maternal, newborn and child healt
Chair: Dr Jolene Skordis-Worrall
This lecture will be followed by a reception from 630pm – 730pm which all are welcome to attend.