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Department of Health Sciences
Makerere University


Dr Kwesiga is currently working as a Lecturer in the Department of Department of Health Sciences, Makerere University , Uganada. His research interests includes Epidemiology and Public Health. He is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Kwesiga is the member of many international affiliations. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He has authored of many research articles/books related to Epidemiology and Public Health.

Research Interest

Epidemiology and Public Health


  • Cost-effectiveness analysis of microscopic observation drug susceptibility test versus Xpert MTB/Rif test for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV patients in Uganda. Walusimbi S, Kwesiga B, Rodrigues R, Haile M, de Costa A, Bogg L, Katamba A.BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Oct 10;16(1):563.

  • A large and persistent outbreak of typhoid fever caused by consuming contaminated water and street-vended beverages: Kampala, Uganda, January - June 2015. Kabwama SN, Bulage L, Nsubuga F, Pande G, Oguttu DW, Mafigiri R, Kihembo C, Kwesiga B, Masiira B, Okullo AE, Kajumbula H, Matovu J, Makumbi I, Wetaka M, Kasozi S, Kyazze S, Dahlke M, Hughes P, Sendagala JN, Musenero M, Nabukenya I, Hill VR, Mintz E, Routh J, Gómez G, Bicknese A, Zhu BP.BMC Public Health. 2017 Jan 5;17(1):23.

  • A prolonged, community-wide cholera outbreak associated with drinking water contaminated by sewage in Kasese District, western Uganda. Kwesiga B, Pande G, Ario AR, Tumwesigye NM, Matovu JKB, Zhu BP. BMC Public Health. 2017 Jul 18;18(1):30.

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