Team leads of the PEPFAR Interagency visited MU-JHU on the 30th August 2022 to receive an overview of the Birth Defects Surveillance project and discussion on how data from this project can be used to inform the MCH/PMTCT PEPFAR UG program.
The team led by Dr. Emilio Dirlikov listened to presentations given by Principal Investigator Prof. Philippa Musoke, Program Manager Dr. Daniel Mumpe Mwanja and Data Managers Robert Serunjogi and Ronald Kusolo. The team received positive feedback and look forward collaborating.
Front row (From the left): Dr. Fred Magala (MUWRP – PEPFAR Programme Manager), Dr. Clemensia Nakabiito ( CRS Leader, MU-JHU), Prof. Philippa Musoke ( ED, MU-JHU), Mary Borgman ( #PEPFAR ,Country Coordinator to Uganda, Dr. Emilio Dirlikov (US CDC Uganda Country Office, Health Service Branch Chief) Dr. Estella Birabwa Babirukamu (US Department of Defense (US DoD) and Dr. Hilda Asiimwe (USAID).
Middle row (From the left): Evelyne Namubiru, Margaret Nanfuka, Dr. Hanifa Kagolo Issa (MU-JHU), Joyce Namale-Matovu (MU-JHU), Ms. Gladys Nasuuna, Sr. Sarah Kamya, Dr. Emily Lugolobi (MU-JHU), Dr. Phoebe Monalisa Namukanja-Mayambala (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Uganda), Ritah Ainomugisha (MU-JHU), Airene Profeta Dasal (MU-JHU), Denis Akakimpa (MU-JHU) and Kenneth Mwambi (Senior ADS Program Assistant ).
Back row( From the Left) Dr. Aida Ajambo (MU-JHU), Ronald Kusolo (MU-JHU), Dr. Monica Etima, Dr. Daniel Mumpe-Mwanja (MU-JHU), Rebecca Tekirinda (MU-JHU), Robert Serunjogi (MU-JHU) and Lorna Akera Aol (MU-JHU).