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Board of Trustees (BOTs)

SAfRI’s Board of trustees consists of persons with affiliations to the tripartite founding institutions within Uganda and the United Kingdom, as below:-

Prof Anthony K. Mbonye is currently the Director of Health Services, Ministry of Health Uganda and Professor of Public Health at Makerere University School of Public Health and Uganda Christian University. He is globally respected in the arena of reproductive health. Prof Mbonye represents the Ministry of Health on the SAfRI Board of Trustees.​

Prof Nelson Sewankambo is the Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). He has made tremendous impact as a principal investigator on numerous research projects in Africa. He is very influential, famous, supports collaborations as demonstrated in his ongoing capacity project initiatives like MEPI-MESAU and the THRiVE. He presents Makerere University and other universities locally in Uganda on the Trustees board.​

Prof David Lalloo is Dean of Clinical Sciences and International Public Health at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and a well respected academic researcher in the United Kingdom with longstanding interests in the developing world health agenda. He represents collaborating Universities internationally ​

Board of Directors

The executive board of directors constitutes eight (08) members with representation from all the aligned collaborating institutions. Founding Members

Andrew D. Weeks Professor of International Maternal Health Director of Sanyu Research Unit, University of Liverpool, UK. Founding Member| University of Liverpoo

Florence Maureen Mirembe, Retired Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) ​

Josaphat K. Byamugisha Chair and Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS)​

James Ditai Executive Director and Clinical Trialist/ Public Health Consultant Sanyu Africa Research Institute (SAfRI) Founding Member| University of Liverpool Secretary to the Executive Board of Directors​

Representatives from collaborating institutions:

Paul Waako Faculty Dean and Professor of Pharmacology Busitema University Faculty of Health Sciences (BUFHS) Representative | BUFHS​

Sam Ononge Lecturer, Clinical Epidemiologist and Obstetrician Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) Representative | MUCHS​

Benon Wanume Hospital Director and Public Health Consultant Mbale Regional Referral Hospital (MRRH) Representative | MRRH​

John Baptist Waniaye District Health Officer and Health Management Consultant Mbale District Local Government Representative | Ministry of Health​

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