Josephine Nambooze

Ugandan physician, public health specialist, academic

Josephine Nambooze is a Ugandan physician, Public health specialist, academic, and Medical Researcher. She is an emeritus professor of public health at Makerere University School of Public Health. Nambooze was the first female East African to qualify as a physician circa 1959.

Josephine Nambooze in 2022

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  • Medical School was intense and it was hard work throughout. “You had to exert yourself to the maximum and sacrifice all other interests. There were frequent tests—written, practicals and orals called viva/vivae—and we had to pass each and everyone.
    • [1] Speaking on the intensity of medical school while she was a student.

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