Dr. Emmanuel Mugisha

Dr. Emmanuel Mugisha is PATH’s country director in Uganda, providing linkages at the national, regional, district, and local levels for our work on HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, vaccines, and maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition. Dr. Mugisha is a public health specialist with more than 20 years of experience in research, public health program implementation, project management, and monitoring and evaluation, particularly related to HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, vaccines, and systems strengthening. He has led the planning, budgeting, staffing, implementation, and evaluation of many projects, including serving as project leader for the human papillomavirus vaccine demonstration. He regularly collaborates with Uganda's ministries of health, education, and gender as well as the World Health Organization, USAID, and regional and local partners. Dr. Mugisha holds an MPH from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in health systems from the University of South Africa.