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Dr. Mutungi Gerald

Ass. Commissioner NCD

Dr. Gerald Mutungi is a medical doctor and a public health specialist having qualified with a bachelor of Medicine and a bachelor surgery from Makerere University and a Masters of Public Health from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He also holds a Masters of Health Services Management of the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Professional Skils

Health Promotion
Public health Education
Non communicable diseases
Community medicine


Dr Gerald Mutungi is the Assistant Commissioner/ NCDs prevention and control Department at Ministry of Health, Uganda. His roles include coordination of all efforts geared to prevent and control NCDs in the country.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Test & Treat Initiative: Official launch & introduction; for Early Cancer Prevention, Detection, diagnosis, and linkage to care for successful treatment
  2. Close the cancer Care Gap: Delivering commitment and creating synergies across countries, governments, and partners
  3. Amplifying stakeholders’ voices to apply the principles of meaningful & sustainable engagement & participation of all in cancer control programs
  4. Improved quality in cancer research, surveillance & innovations
  5. Realization of avenues for affordable & accessible cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, and Palliative Care services
  6. Increased access to cancer screening, testing, and diagnostic supplies across all levels of care