Dr Nathan Kenya-Mugisha

Executive Director: Walimu

Dr. Nathan Kenya-Mugisha is a senior consultant paediatrician. He is currently the executive director of Walimu, a Ugandan and US registered NGO, established to improve the outcomes for severely ill patients at health facilities in low and middle income countries, through strengthening health systems so that a high standard of quality health care is achieved and is sustainable.

He has held senior positions, including the position of Director of Health Services (Clinical and Community Health Services), and Acting Director General, of the Ministry of Health, for the Government of Uganda. He has represented the Uganda Ministry of Health in work with UNICEF and the WHO.

Dr. Kenya-Mugisha is the current Chair of the Board of Management of YouBelong in Uganda. He is the immediate past president of the Uganda Medical Association and is actively involved in Uganda based organisations committed to strengthening social capital in Ugandan society and increasing the social and economic participation of its citizens.