Rodgers Ayebare, MB ChB, DTM&H, CIC, MSc

Infectious Diseases Scientist, Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University, Kampala

Dr. Ayebare is a sepsis clinician, infection preventionist, and infectious diseases scientist interested in outbreak surge capacity development and deployment at Ugandan hospitals and primary healthcare facilities. He received training in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is a board-certified infection preventionist. He serves as a technical advisor to the Ministry of Health Uganda on infection prevention and control during emerging infectious disease outbreaks, including Ebola virus disease and COVID-19. Currently he serves as project manager the Program for Research on Vaccine Effectiveness—a Continental effort to evaluate the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.

Additionally, Dr. Ayebare works with CEID in carrying out the work of the ‘Advancing Field Research in East Africa’ known as the Joint Mobile Emerging Disease Intervention Clinical Capability (JMEDICC) project.

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