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Lecturer & Researcher, Makerere University

Dr. Gloria Seruwagi is a public health specialist with background training in social and behavioural sciences. She has several years of work experience that straddles policy development and programming, research and university teaching. She has key interests in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH); health systems & policy. Passionate about equity and social justice, Gloria also takes keen interest in social protection, leadership and system strengthening to improve outcomes for vulnerable groups.

Gloria has carried out several projects related to the COVID-19 pandemic; exploring challenges in humanitarian settings, coping in informal settlements and designing Uganda's “COVID Alphabet” for awareness and behavioral Change.

Dr Seruwagi is a seasoned researcher with skills in using both qualitative and quantitative approaches although her bias is in qualitative, participatory methodologies. She has over ten years’ experience in university teaching, has conducted extensive research and evaluations and has also provided consulting and advisory services within Uganda, the African region and abroad collaborating with a number of local, regional and international agencies.


  • –present
    Lecturer & Researcher, Department of Health Policy Planning & Management , Makerere University