Namuyimbwa Lydia is a Nurse/Midwife, holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Makerere University, Master of Science degree in Physiology from Makerere University. Currently she is a HEPI PhD fellow at Makerere University School of Medicine.

She also coordinates the Health Professions Education Initiative project activities on behalf of Kabale University School of Medicine. She also coordinates the Makerere Joint AIDS project STRIPE EIPHIV activities on behalf of Kabale University School of Medicine.

Currently she is employed as an Assistant Lecturer, Department of Physiology Kabale University School of Medicine.


  • Ph.D. Fellow HEPI(MUK)
  • Master of Science in Physiology (MUK)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (MUK)

Research Interests

  • Reproductive health
  • Nephrology
  • Medical Education
  • HIV
  • Non Communicable Diseases


Anthony Batte, Joseph Ogavu Gyagenda,Kennedy Otwombe, Rose Muhindo, Peace Bagasha, Daniel Kiggundu, Judith Caroline Aujo, David Martin Atuhe, Grace Kansiime, Reham Hussein, Lydia Namuyimbwa,Sandra Luyima Mukasa, Amina Kabuye, Joseph Mukasa, Emmanuel Sekasanvu, Robert Kalyesubula . (2021) . Prevalence and predictors of hypertension among adults in Mbarara City, Western Uganda . Chronic illness
Namuyimbwa Lydia, Collins Atuheire, joel Okullo, Kalyesubula Robert. . (2018) . Prevalence and associated factors of protein- energy wasting among patients with chronic kidney disease at Mulago hospital, Kampala-Uganda: a cross-sectional study . BMC Nephrology, [online] Volume 19(JUNE 2018). Available at:


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Factors associated with adherence of anti-tuberculosis treatment among patients at Kisoro Hospital by Barusha Evarist  Reg No: 17/A/BNS/1340/W


Presented an abstract at the AFREhealth 3rd Annual Symposium (August 5-9 2019) titled: Faculty mentorship training to enhance teaching and Learning: Experiences from a rural -based new medical school in Uganda.

Presented an abstract at the Health Professions Education Conference at Hotel Africana Uganda May 27-28th May 2021 titled: Strengthening the connection between Health Professions Education and Practice: Experiences from a rural setting in Uganda.

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Employment experience

  • 2009-2017: Teaching Assistant Department of Physiology (Makerere University)
  • 2017 to date: Assistant Lecturer Department of Physiology (Kabale University)