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Dr Ubaldo Bahemuka

MSc

Scientific Officer
Epidemiology

Room
Science building

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+256702523665 / +256780771007

Dr Ubaldo M Bahemuka is a clinical Epidemiologist at the Medical Research Council/Uganda Virus Research Institute & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Uganda Research Unit.

He is also a member of the Lake Victoria Consortium for Health Research. Most of his work at the unit is focused on understanding the epidemiology and prevention of HIV and STI’s in Uganda especially within high risk populations such as; fisher folk, sex workers and HIV discordant couples among others.

His work interest areas are centred around clinical trials to assess safety and efficacy of HIV prevention technologies such as HIV vaccines.

His work has also contributed significantly to the clinical assessment of trials on HIV prevention strategies such as; HIV vaccines, Vaginal microbicides, PrEP, STI treatment and socio-behavioural change interventions.

Affiliations

MRC - Uganda
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health

Centres

Centre for Global Chronic Conditions

Research

Research Area
Public health
Vaccines
Discipline
Medicine
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Tuberculosis
Sexually transmitted infection
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Factors Associated with Short and Long Term Mobility and HIV Risk of Women Living in Fishing Communities Around Lake Victoria in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: A Cross Sectional Survey.
Bahemuka UM; Okimat P; Webb EL; Seeley J; Ssetaala A; Okech B; Oketch B; Kibengo FM; Okello E; Kwena Z
2022
AIDS and Behavior
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices Regarding COVID-19 among Healthcare Workers in Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Survey.
Kamacooko O; Kitonsa J; Bahemuka UM; Kibengo FM; Wajja A; Basajja V; Lumala A; Kakande A; Kafeero P; Ssemwanga E
2021
International journal of environmental research and public health
Survey data on willingness to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials among healthcare workers in three Ugandan hospitals
Kitonsa J; Kamacooko O; Bahemuka UM; Kibengo F; Kakande A; Wajja A; Basajja V; Lumala A; Ssemwanga E; Asaba R
2021
Willingness to participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials; a survey among a population of healthcare workers in Uganda.
Kitonsa J; Kamacooko O; Bahemuka UM; Kibengo F; Kakande A; Wajja A; Basajja V; Lumala A; Ssemwanga E; Asaba R
2021
PloS one
UPF study protocol v1
Bahemuka U; Kuteesa M
2020
ZappyLab, Inc.
Phylogenetic and Demographic Characterization of Directed HIV-1 Transmission Using Deep Sequences from High-Risk and General Population Cohorts/Groups in Uganda.
Bbosa N; Ssemwanga D; Ssekagiri A; Xi X; Mayanja Y; Bahemuka U; Seeley J; Pillay D; Abeler-Dörner L; Golubchik T
2020
Viruses
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