Dr. Peter Waiswa

Dr Peter Waiswa is a Ugandan medical doctor, Associate professor of Health Policy Planning and Management at Makerere University School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Uganda. He is also a member of the World Health Organisation Advisory Board. He is a health systems researcher with focus on newborn health and development and maternal-newborn-child health services. He leads the InDepth network (Network of DSS Sites around the world) on Maternal-Newborn Health and is a frequent advisor to international organizations on maternal, newborn and child health. He holds a joint PhD degree from Karolinska institute and Makerere University and is on the faculty at Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda, as well as at Karolinska Institute, Sweden.