Deputy Chief of Party - Uganda
Samuel Kasozi has 20 years of experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of clinical, research, and public health interventions in both government and partner funded projects. Currently, he works as a deputy chief of party (DCOP) for the USAID-funded TRACK TB project in Uganda, providing technical assistance and ensuring project objectives and targets are met.
Samuel supported the implementation of urban TB control, implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities, TB infection control, intensified TB case finding, isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT), GeneXpert implementation, external quality assurance (EQA) in labs and continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives across Uganda through technical assistance to the Uganda TB program and regional USAID implementing partners.
Prior to MSH, Samuel was contracted by the QED Group LLC Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Program/USAID to conduct a pre-assessment of the TRACK-TB project and the overall performance of the Uganda Tuberculosis Program. He also coordinated the first ever Uganda National population-based TB Prevalence Survey through the Ugandan Ministry of Health. He also established the first ever Uganda MDR-TB program. Samuel is a medical doctor and holds a master of international public health (MIPH) from the University of Queensland, a bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from Makerere University, and a diploma in clinical medicine and community health from Mbale School of Clinical Officers.