African Center for Global Health and Social transformation
Dr. Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde is the Director Health Workforce Education and Development at the African Center for Global Health and Social transformation (ACHEST). She was the Director of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) African Coordinating Center. She had until December 2010 been an Associate Professor and Head of the department of Radiology at the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. She worked with Makerere University for 14 years, rising through the ranks, and understands very well the challenges of Medical Education in Sub-Saharan Africa. She holds an MBchB and MMed Radiology) from Makerere University. She is a Fellow of the Foundation for the Advancement of Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). She also holds a Masters in Health Professions Education (MScHPE) from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. She has worked with ACHEST for the past 8 years and has gained experience in health systems strengthening, global health and social accountability. She is founding member of many radiological societies. She is the Vice Secretary General of the Network Towards Unity For Health (TUFH) and secretary of the African Forum for Education and Research in Health and is a member of many other international societies.