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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2014 - List of participants

Majid Batambuze

Strengthening TB and HIV and AIDS Responses in Eastern Uganda (STAR-E) Project, Mbale, Uganda

Majid Batambuze

Majid Batambuze, MBChB
Clinical Mentor, STAR-E Project under Management Sciences for Health based in Mbale, Eastern Uganda (USAID funded)
Société coopérative médicale de Beaulieu scholarship

Dr Majid Batambuze was born on 23rd January 1970 near the source of river Nile in East-central Uganda. He graduated from Mbarara University of Science and technology in western Uganda with a Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery (MBChB) in February 1998. He is currently working on a research project in reproductive health which will lead to the award of MSc. in Public health from International Health Sciences University by remote learning.

He served for five years as the Assistant District Health Officer in charge of Kwen Health district in the Eastern Elgon district of Kapchorwa from 2000 to 2004. He participated in a WHO study on mode of delivery and neonatal outcome for piloting an online database while in Kapchorwa in 2004. He has attained practical skills in management of obstetric and gynecological emergencies during 4 month spent in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Mbarara University in 2005. He has worked as a volunteer doctor in Tanzania (2008) and South Sudan (2011 – 2013). He worked in a TB research project intended to build capacity for TB vaccine trials in Iganga and Mayuge districts by AERAS in 2009/2011. Since May 2013 he has been working as a Clinical Mentor with STAR-E project whose main focus is elimination of mother-to-child HIV transmission (eMTCT) of HIV. STAR-E works through existing  health, social, administrative and political infrastructure.