Professor William Bazeyo
William Bazeyo the Dean of the Makerere University School of Public Health is an Associate Professor of Occupational Medicine. He is a Medical Doctor from Makerere University and an M.Med in Occupational Health graduate from University of Singapore in Singapore. He has over 20 years teaching experience in Makerere University.
He was the among the key pillars of The HEALTH Alliance (Higher Education Alliance for Leadership Training for Health) which was formed in 2005 with funding from USAID that brought together 7 schools of Public Health in Six Countries. He is the Principal Investigator of various projects such as, Strengthening and Expansion of One Health Central and Eastern Africa Net Work funded by USAID, Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance a CDC Program that offers M & E support to CDC supported institutions and also the Director of the Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through WHO aiming at reducing the consumption of tobacco by supporting governments in implementing evidence-based tobacco control strategies in Africa. He is also the Lab Director/Chief of party for USAID Higher Education Network- Resilient Africa Lab which is a consortium of 20 African Universities led by Makerere University School of Public Health together with Stanford University, Tulane University and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) which provides insight in how programming affects the resilience of populations. He is also the Current Chair of the One Health Central and East Africa Alliance USAID in the EPT program through RESPOND.