Institution: Makerere University
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Angella holds a Bachelor degree in Biomedical laboratory technology from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity. Additionally, she received funding from Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, and the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute, to undertake her MSc in clinical epidemiology Biostatistics from Makerere University. She has also completed a One Health fellowship from Makerere University in collaboration with the University of Minnesota with USAID funding. She has worked with the International Livestock Research Institute (Uganda) on Human and Animal projects from 2013- 2016. She later joined the One Health Central and Eastern Uganda as a One Health fellow. On completion, Angella was the lead mentor for outbreak responses and other epidemiological investigations under the One Health Student’s club of Makerere University. Among these activities was her great achievement towards the coordination of One Health summer school in collaboration with Mississippi State University- the US in 2017. Angella is currently an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Biosecurity, Ecosystems, and Veterinary Public Health, Makerere University. Angella has published two papers from her MSc work and has continued to work on other projects, co-authoring, and one publication as the main author. She has presented at four international conferences, the Prince Mahidol Conference (PMAC), an annual conference held in Bangkok, Thailand, that brings scientists worldwide. Her oral poster presentation was selected as the best presentation during the 10th European Conference on Tropical Medicine and International Health under the sub-theme; One Health. This conference was held in Antwerp, Belgium, in 2017. The organizing committees have fully sponsored her participation in the conferences on a competitive basis. Angella is part of the association of laboratory technologists and clinical epidemiologist/biostatisticians in Uganda. She has received numerous trainings on the one health approach towards the management of zoonotic diseases. She has received certifications on completing her training on mapping One Health Systems and tools used in Uganda health ministries.