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Professor, Makerere University, Uganda & Karolinska Institutet, Sweden



Dr. Waiswa is an Associate Professor of Health Policy Planning and Management of the School of Public Health at Makerere University College of Health Sciences and a visiting researcher at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. He has been part of many strategic policies and initiatives especially in the areas of maternal, newborn and child health. He is a leading African who is well published. Dr. Waiswa is actively involved in local, national, and global policy making and implementation. He is a member of Uganda’s National Immunisation Technical Advisory Group (NITAG), the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group of Experts (STAGE) for Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Nutrition. He started and leads the Makerere University Maternal Newborn and Child Health Centre of Excellence and the INDEPTH Network Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Research Group.