Topher is a Public Health Consultant and Environmental Health Coordinator at the Public Health Department, School of Medicine-Kabale University. Skilled at developing and production of learning materials for students of Environmental Health Science, ensuring effective research and fieldwork supervision of departmental students. Topher has a Ph.D. in Population Health from Kenyatta University, Nairobi -Kenya, a Master of Public Health from Uganda Christian University-Mukono-Uganda, and a bachelor of Environmental Health Science from Makerere University, Uganda.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Population Health) Kenyatta University- 2023
  • Master of Public Health-UCU-2013,
  • Bachelor of Envtal Health Science-MAK-2009,
  • Diploma In Health Services Mgt-KAB-2009
  • Certificate in Environmental Health Science – School of Hygiene-Mbale- 1998

Research Interests

Public health

Publications

Topher Byamukama, Patience Akandinda . (2022) . Factors influencing exclusive breast feeding among women attending maternal and child health clinic at Kyanamira health centre 111, Kabale district . International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health
Ivan Mugumya,Taibu Murami, Topher Byamukama . (2022) . Outdoor Air Pollution Exposure: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Traffic Police Officers in Makindye Division, Kampala City . Cavendish Journal of Social Sciences and Management, [online] Volume 1(1). Available at: https://www.cavendish.ac.ug/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Outdoor-Air-Pollution-Exposure-Knowledge-Attitudes-and-Practices-of-Traffic-Police-Officers-in-Makindye-Division-Kampala-City.pdf
Edmond Kabyemera, Herbert Ainamani, Topher Byamukama . (2022) . Factors affecting male involvement in the uptake of maternal and child health services in Ndorwa County West, Kabale district . International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, [online] Volume 9(4). Available at: https://www.ijcmph.com/index.php/ijcmph/article/view/9375
Byamukama Topher, Keraka M. Margaret, Gitonga Eliphas . (2021) . Perceptions of caregivers on immunization in Ntungamo district, Uganda . International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, [online] Volume . Available at: https://www.ijcmph.com/index.php/ijcmph/article/view/8967
Twinomuhwezi Benja, Byamukama Topher, Nshakira Nathan . (2021) . Factors Associated with Hand Washing Practices among Secondary School Students in Ndorwa East Constituency in Kabale District . Texila International Journal of Public Health, [online] Volume 9(4). Available at: https://www.texilajournal.com/public-health/article/1952-factors-associated-with
Byamukama Topher,, Margaret Keraka, Eliphas Gitonga . (2021) . Influence of Community-Based Interventions on Routine Immunization Uptake among Children Under Five Years in Ntungamo District-Uganda . Texila International Journal of Public Health, [online] Volume 9(6). Available at: https://www.texilajournal.com/public-health/article/1954-influence-of-community-based
Evan Nuwamanya, Topher Byamukama . (2020) . Factors Influencing Solid Waste Management in Nansana Municipal Division Council- Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District-Uganda . Texila International Journal of Public Health, [online] Volume 8(1). Available at: https://www.texilajournal.com/public-health/article/1579-factors-influencing-solid
Topher Byamukama . (2019) . Assessing Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Hand Washing with Soap among Mothers and Caregivers of Children under Five years in Ntungamo District, Uganda . Texila International Journal of Public Health , [online] Volume 7(4). Available at: https://www.texilajournal.com/public-health/article/1952-factors-associated-with

Projects

No Projects found.

Supervision

 

SN Student Project Year of completion
1 Mwine Dickens Factors contributing to poor utilization of integrated case management services in Bugongi town council, Sheema district-Uganda 2020
2 Birungi Valentine Factors associated with complimentary feeding practices in children below age 24 months in Kitumba sub county –kabale district- Uganda 2020
3 Twinomuhwezi Benja Factors associated with hand washing practices among secondary school students in ndorwa east constituency-kabale district. 2020
4 Nuwamanya Evans Factors affecting solid waste management in Nansana town council, Nansana municipality- Uganda. 2019
7 Kipako Cyprus Assessement of knowledge, attitudes and practices among households on hand washing in Bukomasimbi town council, Bukomasimbi district – Uganda. 2019
8 Ahabwe Philimon Assessment of occupational health and safety practices at Bishop stuart University, Mbarara district- Uganda 2018

Presentations

Influence of a community-based Intervention on routine Immunization uptake among children under five years in Ntungamo District-Uganda – presented at Kenyatta University International Health Promotion conference on 12/04/2022.

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Experience:

  • Full-time Ass. Lecturer (Environmental Health) Kabale University From 2017 To Date.
  • Part-time Ass. Lecturer (Environmental Health) Kabale University From 2013 To 2017.
  • Assistant District Health Officer ( Environmental Health) Ntungamo District from 2010 TO 2017

 

Projects

  1. Perceptions of Caregivers on Immunization in Ntungamo District, Uganda
  2. Influence of Community-Based Interventions on Routine Immunization Uptake among Children Under Five Years in Ntungamo District-Uganda.

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