Dr Joanita Kigozi

Deputy Head of Health Systems Strengthening

Dr Joanita Kigozi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from Makerere University and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP-UK). She also holds a Master’s Degree in Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as well as the Arthur Ashe Fellowship for International Health Care Workers (Cornell University, New York, USA). Dr Kigozi Joined the IDI Outreach Department in 2010 as a Physician/HIV specialist and is currently the Deputy Head of the Outreach Department. She is also the project manager for the Infectious Diseases Institute- Kampala Region HIV capacity-building project. Since joining IDI, she has provided senior technical support as the Outreach HIV/AIDS Treatment Specialist, technical assistance, capacity building support and program management oversight over several donor-funded programs. She has over 13 years’ experience in the health sector, over five of which have been spent implementing large scale Health Systems Strengthening Interventions in resource-limited settings, at senior management level.