Dr. Edgar Mulogo
Dr. Edgar Mulogo is a public health specialist and Chair and Associate Professor for the Department of Community Health at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST). He has extensive experience in health service delivery in rural Communities. As site principal investigator of the Bugoye Community Health Collaboration (BCHC) he has been involved in local health programming and health service monitoring and evaluation since 2011.
In collaboration with medical professionals and community-based healthcare practitioners, Dr. Mulogo explored the myriad challenges facing the rural medical community including sanitation, contraceptive use in adolescents, oral health in school-aged pediatric patients, and the impact of
completing birth plans among expectant mothers in rural Uganda.
Dr. Mulogo has participated in health systems performance assessments within the WHO Framework, working in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Uganda. He has extensive applied and research experience in health information systems databases, health policy development, decentralized health systems, development of partnerships for health, among others. Dr. Mulogo has almost two decade’s experience in development of partnerships for health and conceptualization and implementation of health programs for local and vulnerable population groups, in a wide range of areas of medical practice. In addition to his clinical research in Uganda, Dr. Edgar Mulogo is responsible for training and mentoring undergraduate medical students’ and graduate public health and clinical students in health services and systems research. He has 40 publications in peer reviewed journals with 37 listed on PubMed under the US National Library of Medicine (NLS) and National Institutes of Health (NIH).