CARTA / Stevens Kisaka
Stevens Kisaka

Makerere University

Country: Uganda

Institution: Makerere University

Area of Research: Pre-clinical care, clinical management and outcomes of dog bite injuries in high rabies burden districts of Wakiso and Kampala, Uganda


Bio:

Stevens is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Nairobi, Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases under the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA). He is a lecturer of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Biosecurity, Biotechnology and Laboratory Sciences (SBLS), and School of Public Health (SPH) at Makerere University. He obtained a Master of Public Health in 2014 and an MSc in 2010. He also holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine. He has worked as a research officer on several projects including Vocationalisation of Animal Sector Education (VASES), funded by European Union (EU); African Natural Products Network (AFNNET), funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York; and Capacity in Integrated Management of Trans-boundary Animal Diseases and Zoonoses (CIMTRADZ), funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He was also Co-PI for Open Education Resources Project (AgShare), funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Stevens represents the Government of Uganda on the University Council of Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) in Uganda. His research interest is zoonotic disease epidemiology. His PhD is on “Pre-clinical care, clinical management, and outcomes of dog bite injuries in high rabies burden districts of Wakiso and Kampala, Uganda.”