Dr Herbert Muyinda

Herbert Muyinda is a Social Anthropologist and Director at the Child Health and Development Center, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda. He has extensive knowledge of working with vulnerable populations and has long experience of qualitative/ethnographic research. He has done research on disability in conflict situations and among children in rural areas. Currently he is working on Uncertainties in Access to HAART in Northern Uganda. Before, Herbert was a Regional Technical Coordinator of Uganda Nutrition and Early Childhood Development project (NECDP), Western Region. The NECDP was a capacity building project to improve the nutrition of children under five in the rural areas. The project involved both government and private partnerships, and built important physical and social infrastructure to improve nutrition and early childhood development at community level. He has made a number of publications on HIV/AIDS and STDs, disability, conflict, and poverty. Herbert has a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Copenhagen, a Masters in Public Administration and Management from Makerere University, and in 2010/11, he was a Fellow at the Wissensshaftskolleg Institute of Advanced Study in Berlin.

1. Muyinda, H and Whyte S R. (2011) Disability and Poverty in Uganda. In: Eide H.A and Ingstad B. (edits) Disability and Poverty: A Global Challenge.The Policy Press Publications, London.

2. S.Patel, P.Spittal, H.Muyinda, G.Oyat, & N.Sewankambo (2011)
The Wayo Programme in Northern Uganda: Building on Traditional Assets in Supporting Acholi Young Women and Girls in the Context of War and HIV: In Myriam Denov, Richard Maclure and Campbell Kathryn: Children's Rights and International Development: Lessons and Challenges from the Field. London. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN-10: 0230606822/ISBN/13: 978-0230606821

3. Jitta Jessica, Muyinda Herbert., Ostergaard Nielsen Kathrine & Ebba Holme Hansen (2011). Quality Medicine Use for Children in Uganda: ChildMed, Copenhagen, ISBN: 9970 05 041-9.

4. MacElroy T, Spittal P, Atim A, Tebere L, and Muyinda H. (2010). Mothering in a Time of Conflict: Acholi Women's Experience of Child Rearing in the Displacement Camps of Northern uganda. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, JMI Vol 1. No 1.

5. Whyte, S.R. and Muyinda, H. 2007. Wheels and New Legs: Mobilization in Uganda. In: Ingstad, B. and Whyte, S.R. 2007 (eds) Disability in Local and Global Worlds, pp. 287-310. London: University of California Press

6. Robert Pool, James Whitworth and Herbert Muyinda, 2004. Combating the spread of HIV/AIDS. Health and population, London

7. Muyinda, H, Nakuya, J. Whitworth, J. A. G. & Pool, R. Community sex education among adolescents in rural Uganda: utilizing indigenous institutions AIDS CARE (January 2004), VOL. 16, NO. 1, pp. 69_/79

8. Muyinda, H., Nakuya J, Robert Pool, and James Whitworth; "Harnessing the Senga Institution of Adolescent Sex Education for the Control of HIV and STDs in Rural Uganda", AIDS CARE, Vol. 15, No 2, pp 159 - 167; London, 2003

9. Muyinda, H. "Ask Your Aunty: Sex Education in Rural Uganda." London/Entebbe: U.K. Medical Research Council/Medical Research Council Programme on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute. August, 2003

10. Whyte, S.R; Muyinda H; "Finding People Where They Live: The View From A Tricycle In Busia", in Sally Hartley (Ed); CBR , a Participatory Strategy in Africa; Centre for International Child Health, University College London, (2003)

11. Muyinda, H., Jane Kengeya, Robert Pool, and James Whitworth; "Traditional Sex Counselling and STI/HIV Prevention Among Young Women in Rural Uganda", Culture, Health and Sexuality, Vol. 3, No 3, pp 353-361; London, 2001

12. Walker, D; Muyinda, H; Foster, S; Kengeya-Kayondo ,J and Whitworth, J. "The Quality of Care by Private Practitioners for Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Uganda"; Health Policy and Planning, 16(1): 35-40 (2001)

13. Muyinda, H.; Seeley, J.; Pickering, H. and Barton, T.;
"Social aspects of AIDS-related stigma in rural areas", Health & Place; Vol.3, pp. 143-147; London; (1997)

14 Muyinda, H; Barton, T. 1995. Disabilities: incomplete immunisation can be a danger to your child. African Women and Health. Vol. 2, No.3 (4-6).

15 Muyinda, H and Barton, T.; "Assessment of health risks in vulnerable populations: Indicators of selective non-investment by Ugandan families in physically disabled rural children" In Ekberg, K and Mjaavatn, P.E. (eds); Children at Risk: Selected Papers; Norwegian Center for Child Research, University of Trondheim, Norway; (1993)

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hmuyinda[@]chdc.mak.ac.ug or muyindaherbert[@]hotmail.com