Charles Kiyaga

About

Charles  Kiyaga
Member since:
14 Sep, 2015

Bio

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

NAME Kiyaga Charles

POSITION TITLE: National EID, VL and Sickle Cell Programs Coordinator

EDUCATION/TRAINING
University of Cambridge UK : MPhil. Medical Science - 2014
University of Manchester UK: BSc. Health Systems Management - 2012
Makerere University, Kampala: MSc. Biomedical Sciences &Management - 2009
Makerere University Kampala: BSc. Biomedical Laboratory Technology - 2003

POSITIONS & HONORS
2015 to Date: National Sickle Cell Program Coordinator
2014 to Date: National Viral Load Monitoring Program Coordinator
2013 to Date: African Society for Laboratory Medicine Ambassador to Uganda
2010 to date: Member of the IATT on EID/Laboratories based in Geneva
2007 to date: National Coordinator of Early Infant Diagnosis program MOH
2003 – 2006: Part time Health Tutor Mulago Paramedical training schools
1996 - 2006: Lab Technologist Mulago hospital, assistant head of Microbiology department

Selected Peer-reviewed Publications
1. Kiyaga C, Lee HH, Allain JP (2015) Adherence to Early Infant Diagnosis Testing Algorithm, a Challenge to Early Infant Diagnosis Program in Resource Limited Settings of Uganda. J HIV Clin Scientific Res 2(2): 030-039.

2. Kiyaga, C., Hakim Sendagire, Eleanor Joseph, Ian McConnell, Jeff Grosz, Vijay Narayan, Godgrey Esiru, Elyanu Peter, Zianab Akol, Kirungi Godfrey, Joshua Musinguzi Alex Opio: Uganda's New National Laboratory Sample Transport System: A Successful Model for Improving Access to Diagnostic Services for Early Infant HIV Diagnosis and Other Programs. PLoS One. 8(11): p. e78609. http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0078609

3. Charles Kiyagaa, Hakim Sendagirea,b,*, Eleanor Josephc, Jeff Groszc, Ian McConnellc, Vijay Narayanc, Godfrey Esirua, Peter Elyanua, Zainab Akola, Wilford Kirungia, Joshua Musinguzia, and Alex Opioa (2015) Consolidating HIV testing in a public health laboratory for efficient and sustainable early infant diagnosis (EID) in Uganda. Journal of Public Health Policy (2015) 0, 1–17. doi:10.1057/jphp.2015.7 tp://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0078609
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4. Chatterjee A, Tripathi S, Gass R, Hamunime N, Panha S, Kiyaga C, et al. Implementing services for Early Infant Diagnosis (EID) of HIV: a comparative descriptive analysis of national programs in four countries. BMC Public Health. 2011; 11:553

5. Chamla, Dicka; Mbori-Ngacha, Dorothyb; Newman, Morkorc; Kellerman, Scott E.d; Sugandhi, Nanditae; Rwebembera, Anathf; Elyanu, Peterg; Murungu, Josephh; Kiyaga, Charlesg; Luo, Chewea; McClure, Craiga Evidence from the field: missed opportunities for identifying and linking HIV-infected children for early initiation of ART http://journals.lww.com/aidsonline/toc/2013/11002

6. Mugambi ML, Deo S, Kekitiinwa A, Kiyaga C, Singer ME (2013) Do Diagnosis Delays Impact Receipt of Test Results? Evidence from the HIV Early Infant Diagnosis Program in Uganda. PLoS ONE 8(11): e78891. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078891 Link;http://www.plosone.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0078891






Role(s) / Profession(s)

  • Coordinator (Site, Program, Project)

Organization(s)

  • Ministry of Health, Uganda

Work Location(s)

  • Uganda

Population(s) Served

  • Children
  • Rural
  • Urban

Language(s)

  • English