Welcome to the 4th Annual Uganda Conference on Palliative Care. This conference is a partnership between Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI)…
Dr. Henry Ddungu
Senior Consultant (Hematology-Oncology) at Uganda Cancer Institute
Dr. Ddungu graduated from Makerere University in 1998 and later did his MMed (Internal Medicine) from the same University in 2003.
Dr. Ddungu is currently a Senior Consultant (Hematology |Oncology) at the Uganda Cancer Institute, where he is the Head of the Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology. He is interested in advancements in the treatment of both classical and malignant hematological illnesses including immunotherapy and cellular therapies (BMT).
He is an Honorary Lecturer at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, an Associate Clinical Professor (Adjunct), at McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Medicine, and an Honorary Lecturer, at the Department of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Ddungu has a Fellowship in International Pain Policy obtained at the Pain and Policy Studies Group, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and was a member of an International Expert Collaboration (IEC) for advancing opioid availability globally.
For a long time, Dr. Ddungu worked with Palliative Care Organizations in Uganda and Africa, initially as a clinician providing palliative care services to terminally ill cancer and AIDS patients and later as an Advocacy Manager for the African Palliative Care Association. He has extensive experience in palliative care in Africa where he has been involved in the care of patients as well as advocating for improved access to palliative care services.
He was an International Pain Policy Fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and currently a member of an International Expert Collaboration (IEC) for advancing opioid availability globally.
Dr. Ddungu is active in research and has been a principal investigator and co-investigator on several clinical studies. He has also supervised several Master of Medicine dissertations and has published papers in referenced journals.