Mr. Moses Bagyendera (PhD Candidate, Makerere University)

Health Data Use and Interoperability
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My brief biography

Moses has a background in Computer Science (M.Sc.) from Central South University of Technology, China and an MPH (Public Health Informatics) from Atlantic International University, USA.

He is pursuing his PhD at the School of Computing and Informatics Technology, Makerere University, focusing on Interoperability for data use and utilization in health care institutions in Uganda. His research background is in both industry and academic and a strong international research reputation for his work on eHealth policy formulation, implementation and use in Africa and more specifically at WHO.

He spent more than 15 years implementing ICT innovations and development ranging from ICT for health, Community development, Banking and also engaging in ICT Security solutions. Currently he supports the Uganda Ministry of Health as a Technical Advisor responsible for strengthening the Public Health Information Management in Uganda.

He led a team in Uganda in the development of the eHealth policy and Strategy for the government and he is currently involved in its implementation; looking at how the eHealth will deliver a more personalized citizen-centric health care that is more targeted, effective and efficient; also build a robust health system infrastructure and info-structure that will play a critical role in the development and application of the systems and processes that support quality patient/client care through evidence based clinical decisions and in the provision of the right information to the right people at the right time.