Dr. Nduhukire Timothy


Timothy Nduhukire is a Lecturer and Ag Head of Department in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health at Kabale University.  Also a Makerere University School of Public Health Fellow in Continuous Quality Improvement, Dr. Nduhukire is passionate about improving health care provision to children especially using Quality improvement approaches. Also, a passionate young researcher, Dr. Nduhukire’s key research interests are Newborn Health and Non-communicable diseases in children. Dr. Nduhukire is a Trainer of Trainers for ‘Helping Babies Breath’, an initiative by the Uganda Ministry of Health aimed at improving Newborn survival. He has also trained extensively in Research, Data management and analysis, Foundations of Simulation Education and Debriefing, Emergency Triage and Treatment of Children (ETAT), Paediatric and Adult HIV management, Palliative care and Nutrition.

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MBChB, MMed (Paediatrics & Child Health) MUST

CDC-MakSPH Fellowship in Continuous Quality Improvement ( Fellow )

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MUST)-2006

Research Interests

Child and Adolescent Health, New born Health, Non communicable Diseases


Rachel Luwaga, Esther Beebwa, Joseph Ngonzi, Timothy Nduhukire and Laura Brennaman . (2022) . Providing education and tools increases nurses’ and midwives’ assessment for puerperal sepsis in a regional referral hospital in South Western Uganda . International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, [online] Volume 17(2022). Available at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214139122000944
Aloysious Kamukama, Rachel Luwaga, Rodrick Tugume, Margaret Kanyemibwa, Betrace Birungi, Obed Ndyamuhika, Diana Ampire, Timothy Nduhukire, Deborah Lowell Shindell . (2022) . Exploring parental understanding of child sexual abuse and prevention as a measure for HIV prevention in Rwampara district . PLOS ONE, [online] Volume . Available at: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0269786
Herbert E. Ainamani, Godfrey Z. Rukundo, Timothy Nduhukire, Eunice Ndyareba & Tobias Hecker . (2021) . Child maltreatment, cognitive functions and the mediating role of mental health problems among maltreated children and adolescents in Uganda . Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, [online] Volume . Available at: https://capmh.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13034-021-00373-7
Timothy Nduhukire, Daniel Atwine, Luwaga Rachel, Joseph E. Byonanebye . (2020) . Predictors of in-hospital mortality among under-five children with severe acute malnutrition in South-Western Uganda . Mortality in severely malnourished under-five children, [online] Volume 15(6). Available at: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0234343


Dr. Timothy Nduhuhire [Principal Investigator], Dr. Nafiu Lukman Abiodun [Co-Investigator], Dr. George Stanley Kinyata [Co-Investigator] , Assoc. Prof. Caleb Tamwesigire [Co-Investigator]. June, 2020 → July, 2021


Prevalence and factors associated with stunting and wasting
among children aged 6 – 59 months in Rubanda District:
A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study – by Rubahika Kwehangana Ntabaare (MMed student)

urinary tract infection among children aged 0- 12 years admitted at kabale regional referral hospital:prevalence ,risk factors and antimicrobial resistance pattern- by Marcel Niyomugaba (MMed student)

Factors associated with stunting in children under five years of age: a case of Buhara sub county, Kabale district. by Namanya Oliver (MPH student)



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