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Whose agenda is it? How African scientists struggle to contribute to innovation in the Global Health Arena

January 29, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

| Free

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.


University College London, Gower Street
London , London WC1E 6BT GB United Kingdom