John Bosco Alege, Dean Institute of Public Health and Management, CIU
John Bosco ALEGE is a Public Health Specialist, and an established academician, Senior Administrator, and health program manager. John is a Ph.D. Candidate/Research Fellow at the Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Kenyatta University, in Nairobi, Kenya. He qualified in Community Development (UMU), MSc. in Development Planning (University of London) and a Master of Science in Public Health (CIU) with a Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Information from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA.
John is currently a Senior Lecturer and Dean at the School of Public Health, International Health Sciences University, and is fully involved in facilitating teaching & Learning, Research, and Community Engagement. John previously provided strategic technical, leadership, growth and development for the effective operations of FHI360 in South
Sudan under the Sudan HIV and AIDS Project (SHAP), the biggest USAID/President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Africa (PEPFAR) program. SHAP a $2.2M five-year program aimed at improving access to HIV services to Most-at-Risk Populations (MARPS). He also served as a Programme Lead in South Sudan, in FHI360’s famous Regional Outreach Addressing HIV and AIDS through Development Strategies (ROADS) I & II. The ROADS I & II projects with a budget of over $ 5.7m were Prevention-Behavior Change Projects focused on creating access to quality HIV and AIDS services.
He also worked as an Emergency Health Grants Manager, with Development Alternatives Inc. that implemented a USAID/Office of Transitional Initiative Programme for South Sudanese Returnees from Ethiopia. John was a common Wealth Scholar at University College London, the University of London, he also won the Vice Chancellor's Merit Scholarship at Uganda Martyrs University (UMU). While at CIU formerly IHSU he was the best Employee of the year (2014).
Co-author of four publications and a book chapter, he also participates in conference presentations, on average two international conferences per year. John has strong skills and competences in new program development, including curriculum, networking and currently he is involved in managing a number of collaborations between the School of Public Health/CIU and other Institutions of higher learning, Non-governmental organizations and the Government of Uganda, especially Office of the Prime Minister because of CIU's interest in Refugee Programming.
John has led and been part of strategic consultancies in the East and Central African Region some of which include; Development of Reproductive Health, Maternal, Child and Newborn Health Training materials for Save the Children Somalia, National Supervisor for WHO-Uganda OPV campaign using the Lots Quality Assurance Survey, Development and Dissemination of professional fee guidelines for Healthcare professionals in Uganda funded by Cardno/USAID Uganda, Selection of principle recipient and sub-recipients for Global Fund Uganda. Provided technical support for the Development of Health the System Strengthening project for South Sudan. He has study, work and travel experiences in the following countries: Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Republic of Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Mozambique, United Kingdom, and Poland.
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