Prof. Sarah Kiguli (Principal Investigator/Co-Principal Investigator)

Prof. Kiguli is a Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health at Makerere University. She holds a Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery (Makerere University), Masters of Medicine in Paediatrics & Child Health (Makerere University), Masters of Health Professions’ Education (University of Maastricht, The Netherlands) and a Fellowship in Advanced Leadership Medical Education and Research from FAIMER Institute USA. During the last 20 years, she has focused on advancement of Paediatrics Clinical Research and Services as well as Health Professions Education. Her main research areas have included Emergency Pediatrics, Child Health, Childhood Tuberculosis, Sickle Cell Anaemia and Health Professions’ Education. She has been involved in Clinical Trials involving Fluid Resuscitation Blood Transfusion and Children’s Oxygen Administration Strategies in severely sick children in low resource settings.
Prof. Kiguli has more than 70 publications in peer review journals. She is the Principal Investigator of the Sickle Pan-African Research Consortium (SPARCO) Uganda: Strengthening Capacity for Clinical Care Research and Training in Sickle Cell Disease - SCRT Project the NIH funded Health Professions Education and Training For Strengthening The Health System And Services In Uganda (HEPI project) and the Country PI of the EDCTP funded Nutritional Treatment in Pneumonia Trial (NUTIP).