Charles Mugizi

Charles Mugizi, MB/CHB, MPH, is a clinical advisor for ICAP Lesotho.

A public health specialist with more than 13 years of experience, Dr. Mugizi started his career working a clinician in district hospitals in Uganda. Before joining ICAP, Dr. Mugizi worked as a clinical coordinator for the Timetable for Regional Expansion of Antiretroviral Therapy (TREAT) Project, a USAID-funded venture to scale up the national antiretroviral therapy (ART) program. In this role, he was responsible for providing clinical care for HIV/AIDS patients, technical support supervision of ART regional sites in the country, training of health workers in tuberculosis (TB)/HIV clinical care, monitoring and evaluation of program activities, and clinical research.

Dr. Mugizi also worked as a fellow/program officer with IPH/CDC HIV/AIDS Fellowship Program, a program to expand national capacity for management of HIV/AIDS care and prevention, including the provision of ART. In this position, he was responsible for TB/HIV care capacity-building, including program planning, technical support supervision to the districts/health facilities, training of health workers in TB/HIV clinical care, TB/HIV collaboration strategy formulation and implementation in health facilities, and monitoring and evaluation of TB/HIV care activities.

Dr. Mugizi holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery from Makerere Medical School, Makerere University, Uganda, and a master’s degree in public health from Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. He is a HIV/AIDS Fellow of the Institute of Public Health, Makerere University.