Dr Henry Kajumbula

Dr Kajumbula is Chair Department of Medical Microbiology, Makerere University College of Health Sciences.

He has a Clinical Pathologist specializing in Medical Microbiology since 1998. His area of interest and Research is antimicrobial resistance notably the mechanisms of resistance, molecular approaches to rapid detection resistant infections as well as infection prevention and control. In recognition of his leadership role in the control of antimicrobial resistance in Uganda, Dr Kajumbula was nominated to chair the country’s Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Committee, a position he still holds. To this end, he has coordinated development of the Countries National Action Plan against antimicrobial resistance as well as a national surveillance plan for antimicrobial resistance.

He looks forward to enhancing this work as part of the DRUM project