Monday, May 6th, 2019
Dr. Aloysius Ssennyonjo is a Research Fellow in the Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management, at MakSPH He currently coordinates an EU-funded Supporting Policy Engagement for Evidence-based Decisions (SPEED) for Universal Health Coverage in Uganda Project, a project hosted by HPPM Department. Aloysius has broad interest in critical appraisal and analysis of complex health systems and policy issues at global, national and subnational levels.
He is particularly interested in governance and health financing for universal health coverage. He is also passionate about building expertise and capacity in the Ugandan health sector such that appropriate innovations, health policies and management approaches are developed and implemented. Aloysius is a medical doctor and public health expert with an MSc. in Global Health from the University of Edinburgh, UK and Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) from Uganda Management Institute.
His work experience includes ccoordinating several research and capacity building projects. He has consulted for several agencies including the MOH, World Bank, IntraHealth Uganda, WHO, BTC, UNFPA, Rutgers WPF and Cordaid. He has received several academic awards such as Best student in Uganda, UCE (2003) & UACE (2005), Government of Uganda Scholarship and Commonwealth Shared Scholarship.