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Catherine Atuhaire Kabanda

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Catherine Atuhaire Kabanda, BNS-RN, PGD, MPH
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Catherine is a public health specialist and assistant lecturer in the Department of Nursing, Mbarara University of Science and Technology. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (2009) and a Bachelor of Nursing Science Degree (2007), both from Mbarara University. Her teaching and research interests are, but not limited to, areas of maternal and child health, health promotion, infectious diseases such as HIV, and non-communicable conditions like pediatric malnutrition. She previously worked in a phase III clinical trial entitled “Parallel Comparison of Tenofovir and Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV-1 Acquisition within Discordant Couples” at KCRC before becoming a full time faculty member at MUST. She has vast experience in research, specialising in qualitative research approaches.

Research

1. An investigation into how medical male circumcision as an HIV preventive strategy is perceived among male immigrants from Southern and Eastern Africa residing in Leeds, UK (2013).
2. Attitudes and perception to childbearing among HIV positive couples receiving healthcare from JCRC, Mbarara branch, (2010).
3. Risk factors for childhood under nutrition in Ruti Division, a peri urban area of Mbarara District, (2007).
4. Parallel Comparison of Tenofovir and Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to Prevent HIV-1 Acquisition within discordant couples (2007-2010).
 

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