Sam Zaramba

Senior Consultant, Ear Nose & Throat Surgeon

Dr. Sam Zaramba is the former Director General of Health Services, Ministry of Health, Uganda. Dr. Zaramba has advocated for integrated disease control and vector control nationally and globally and is credited for the success of the ‘Strategy of Child Health Days Plus’ campaign in Uganda. He is also a former Chair of the WHO Board.

Dr. Zaramba also initiated several other public health related projects in Uganda such as routine immunization, improved nutrition, health education and hygiene, distribution and treatment of insecticide impregnated nets.

Dr. Zaramba has co-authored and published a number of articles on Neglected Tropical Diseases with his colleagues in the Vector Control Division of the Ministry of Health in Uganda.