dan kajungu is a BioStatistician with over 10 years extensive experience in Public Health Research, Statistical practice, consultancy, and Teaching in africa. his professional direction is aimed at using Statistics to improve health and socio-economic status among communities affected by poverty related diseases, and other social inequalities. his Research interests in Public Health cover Infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, and non-communicable diseases. his biostatistical interests also include use of Data Mining methods. in addition to Public Health metrics, his other passion is improving Pharmacovigilance and drug utilisation Research in africa. dan holds a phd in Public Health from université catholique de louvain (ucl), belgium, a masters in Biostatistics (Epidemiology) and MSc applied Statistics (Data Mining) both from the University of hasselt in belgium. he is the President of international biometric society (ibs) – uganda region (http://www.ibsgugan.com/), a Member ibs representatives council and chair of ibs travel awards committee, Member of uganda Statistical society and uganda society of health Scientist. he has published in peer reviewed journals and reviewed manuscripts from such journals.
Since March 2016
providing overall Leadership, strategic direction, vision and Policy oversight within the centre as well as key representative of the centre for cultivating strategic partnerships with key stakeholders like government, other academic/Research institutions and donors. centre Leader at the iganga/mayuge Health and demographic surveillance site (imhdss). Providing overall leadership, strategic direction, vision and policy oversight within the Centre as well as key representative of the Centre for cultivating strategic partnerships with key stakeholders like government, other academic/research institutions and donors. Centre Leader at the Iganga/Mayuge Health and Demographic Surveillance Site (IMHDSS).
Since October 2014
support Quality Control efforts in matters regarding survey from study designs to Report Writing. lead in complex survey design, Analysis and advanced meta-Analysis of data available within mc contribute to Quality Assurance mechanisms for mc work support the development and maintenance of intra-organizational m&e systems and data bases develop capacity of malaria consortium staff and national programmes in m&e and surveillance Support quality control efforts in matters regarding survey from study designs to report writing. Lead in complex survey design, analysis and advanced meta-analysis of data available within MC Contribute to quality assurance mechanisms for MC work Support the development and maintenance of intra-organizational M&E systems and data bases Develop capacity of Malaria Consortium staff and national programmes in M&E and surveillance
Founder and Associate Director
Since January 2013
we provide outsourced services in the following areas: Biostatistics, Pharmacovigilance, safety signal detection and evaluation, drug utilization Research services, post-Marketing surveys support, Data Analysis, remote Statistical services, Statistical Training and consultancy services. We provide outsourced services in the following areas: Biostatistics, Pharmacovigilance, safety signal detection and evaluation, drug utilization research services, post-marketing surveys support, Data analysis, remote statistical services, Statistical training and consultancy services.
Since October 2011
providing Leadership to a society of professionals in the areas of Biostatistics, medical Statistics, Public Health metrics, data managers,..... Member of the international biometric society (ibs) representative council 2013-2017 Chairman of the travel awards committee of ibs 2016-2018 Providing leadership to a society of professionals in the areas of biostatistics, medical statistics, public health metrics, data managers,..... Member of the International Biometric Society (IBS) Representative council 2013-2017 Chairman of the Travel Awards Committee of IBS 2016-2018
Project Leader (Consultant)April 2013 --- November 2014
led the project assessing public expenditure governance in uganda’s Health sector:
Lead M&E Statistical ConsultantApril 2014 --- September 2014
led the Analysis and synthesis of projects survey and implementation data
Multicountry Statistician and Data Synthesis CoordinatorOctober 2009 --- December 2012
worked with the indepth effectiveness and safety studies (iness) Phase IV (post Marketing studies) consortium which comprised of a number of autonomous Research groups, working together to plan and execute a programme of work that provides the needed information on effectiveness and safety of acts to the national malaria program managers for Policy making.
Lead ConsultantFebruary 2012 --- March 2012
situation Analysis and review of m&e and hmis for nu Health project in acholi region of northern uganda implementing result based funding (rbf). the work involved comprehensive review and Documentation of the existing hims in northern uganda, acholi sub region pnfp Health facilities, districts and central level (ucmb/upmb and moh).
Study StatisticianMarch 2007 --- October 2009
a multi-country Clinical Trial comparing and evaluating 4 artemisinin-based combinations (acts) for treating uncomplicated malaria in african children – 4abc multi-country project (7 african countries and 12 sites).
Statistical Research ScientistMarch 2003 --- October 2004
development of art (dart) study - a multi-site/country Clinical Trial on arvs conducted in uganda and zimbabwe.
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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Health from Université catholique de Louvain in 2015
Post Graduate Certificate in Public Health from Victoria University, Uganda in 2014
Masters in Biostatistics from Universiteit Hasselt in 2006
Msc in Applied Statistics from Universiteit Hasselt in 2005
Bachelor of in Statistics from Makerere University in 2000
Area / Region
Kampala, Central Region, Uganda