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Bridget Kyobutungi

Bridget

Co-fellow

Maram

Maram Barakat

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Supply Chain and Procurement Officer
Partner: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Everyone deserves a fair chance to lead a healthy life. To her, it means bridging the gap between the poor and the rich, the vulnerable and able bodied groups to ensure all three groups receive the highest level of basic healthcare.

Bridget Kyobutungi hails from Kampala, Uganda. She is committed to empowering communities with information through mass sensitization or pharmacist-initiated care and equipping them with knowledge of their right to basic healthcare. Bridget holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Nelson Mandela University. Prior to joining GHC, she worked as a Pharmacist Intern at Mulago National Referral Hospital in antiretroviral and tuberculosis clinics. During her time there, Bridget led a team that carried out the Antibiotic Resistance Awareness Campaign under the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda to sensitize different institutions and the community at large. Bridget also worked in Johannesburg, South Africa as a Pharmacist where she engaged in supply chain and inventory management of pharmaceutical products. In her free time, Bridget enjoys trying out new recipes, traveling, meeting new people, and learning about different cultures.