Regina Kamoga

Member of the Expert Review Committee for the 2016 Access to Medicine Index

Regina Kamoga was a member of the Expert Review Committee for the 2016 Access to Medicine Index. is the Country Manager for Community Health and Information Network (CHAIN) in Uganda, an organisation that promotes the empowerment of people living with and affected by HIV and Aids as well as patient centred healthcare and patient safety. Regina has a wide range of experience in project management and health care issues; she has been actively involved in activities addressing the plight of patients including patient empowerment and engagement at all levels.

Regina has served on numerous health advisory committees and boards at the national and international level. She is a board member of International Alliance of Patients organisations, a global voice for patients (IAPO), World Headache Alliance (WHA) and Joyce Fertility Support centre-Uganda. She is the regional coordinator for the Africa Regional Network of patient organisations, which promotes patient centred healthcare and patient safety.

She served as a steering committee member on a WHO – based tropical disease research programme (TDR) focusing on emerging diseases. She is also one of the authors of the WHO-TDR report on Implementation Research for the control of diseases of poverty; strengthening the evidence base for the access and delivery of new and improved tools , strategies and interventions.

Regina is a member of the European Commission’s DG Enterprise and Industry working group on “Local Capacity Building” in the framework of the Platform “Access to Medicines in Developing Countries with a Focus on Africa” (which is part of the initiative “Process on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Field of Pharmaceuticals). She is also a Patient Safety Champion under the WHO Patient for Patient Safety (PFPS) programme and a member of the Technical Working Group on Supervision, Monitoring Research and Evaluation- Ministry of Health, Uganda.

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