The Faculty Dean

Prof Julius Wandabwa

I am Dean Faculty of Health sciences Busitema University and a professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. I am a holder of MBChB, Master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Makerere University and PhD of University of London.

I have been chair of the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Busitema and Makerere University. I chaired the high degree committee at Busitema University and Member of the higher degree at Walter Sisulu University South Africa.

I worked as senior lecturer and head of department obstetrics and Gynaecology at Makerere College of Health Sciences. Worked as senior consultant/senior lecturer at King Faisal Hospital Rwanda and Walter Sisulu University South Africa.

I have supervised students at PhD and masters level in South Africa and Uganda. I won a common wealth scholarship and FIGO scholarships.

I have been a site principal investigator on the novel device for management of hypertension in pregnancy in low resource set up. I have trained and been involved in the Cochrane reviews with Liverpool University (Women’s Hospital) and reviewing mechanical and surgical management of Postpartum Haemorrhage. I have been involved in the implementing research on maternal health in Eastern Uganda. Am a trainer of ETOO course in Uganda supported by ACOG. I have the expertise in leadership in research, training of medical health providers and result orientated performance in my duties.

Currently am a co-investigator in ongoing research in Mbale of “ A cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of household alcohol-based hand rub for the prevention of sepsis, diarrhea and pneumonia in Ugandan infants”.

My major interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology is in Severe Maternal morbidity and Mortality.

I have natured collaboration with SEED Global Health, Liverpool Women’s Hospital, SAfRI, Walter Sisulu University, Gulu University and Makerere University.