Dr. Peter Waiswa

Principal Investigator, Makerere University, Uganda

Dr. Peter Waiswa is a Ugandan medical doctor and health systems researcher with particular focus on newborn health and development and maternal-newborn-child health services. He leads the InDepth network on Maternal-Newborn health and is a frequent advisor to international organizations on perinatal-newborn health. With a background in district health service provision in rural Uganda he holds a joint PhD degree from Karolinska Institutet and Makerere University, and is on the faculty at Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda, as well as at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.