Edward Kirumira

College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Makerere University

Dr. Edward K. Kirumira, PhD, is a Professor of Sociology and Deputy Principal at the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda. Having been trained at Makerere University, Exeter University in the UK, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the UK, University of Copenhagen in Denmark and Harvard University in the USA, he is specialized in Population and Reproductive Health with extensive research work in HIV/AIDS, emergent diseases and international health issues. Other research interests include program development, monitoring and impact evaluation.

He is a Fellow and member of the Executive Council of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences. He is a member of the Population Association of Uganda and a number of other Professional organizations. He is the Founder President of the Sociology and Anthropology Association of Uganda. He has been a Guest lecturer and researcher at several international and regional universities; provided administrative and organizational support in 11 African countries, Mexico, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States. Taken up technical advisory roles for organizations such as UNAIDS, UNDP, UNFPA, Sida, Danida, and has published on topics including population, reproductive health, sexuality and HIV/AIDS impact assessments, and health seeking behavior. Co-edited Sharing Water: problems, conflicts and possible solutions (2009) and is a contributor to a 2008 volume by Follér, Maj-Lis and Thörn, Håkan (eds.) on The Politics of AIDS: Globalisation, the State and Civil Society.

Dr. Kirumira also serves as a member of the DCP3 Advisory Committee to the Editors. Advisory Committee to the Editors.