Makerere University Lung Institute
Dr. Winters Muttamba is a public health research scientist, and currently a research fellow at Makerere University Lung Institute. He has special interest in research on lung health related illnesses; mainly TB, Asthma, COPD and COVID-19. He has previously been involved in Xpert MTB/RIF evaluation studies that informed country wide rollout as well as economic evaluations for TB care in Uganda. As Project Manager of the African Severe Asthma Project (ASAP), he contributed to establishment of the single largest cohort of Asthma patients in Eastern Africa. He was involved in setting up the COVID-19 research group (COVIDRES) at Makerere University Lung Institute where he is involved in COVID-19 epidemiology and therapeutic research studies including the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma trial. He sits on the in-country technical working group of the East African Public Health Laboratory Networking Project.
Virology, Immunology & Diagnostics