Dr. Simon Muhumuza
Simon is a public health specialist with over 10 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation of health interventions, health research, program management and capacity building. He is currently the Program Coordinator – Monitoring and Evaluation on the METS Program
Simon has served as an M&E advisor for several PEPFAR funded HIV/AIDS programs in Uganda. He currently coordinates the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) project of the METS program. In addition, he lectures and supervises MPH students in the Department of Disease Control and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Makerere University. Over the past one decade, Simon has been actively involved in scientific and operations research and programming for HIV/AIDS, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and Child Health and has widely published in high impact peer reviewed journals.
His recent publications focus on quality of HIV/AIDS prevention programs, communication with HIV-infected children, increasing treatment coverage for schistosomiasis control and increasing access to children’s medicines. In addition, Simon has made several scientific presentations at both local and international conferences and meetings.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health (Dr-PH) from Makerere University.