Daphine Ninsiima | Global Health Corps

Daphine Ninsiima



Ivan Kato

Ivan Kato Arinda

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Mental Health and Control of Substance Abuse Program Officer
Health equity is a state in which every individual has a fair and just opportunity to attain full potential for health as a fundamental human right.

Originally from Kabale, Uganda, Daphine Ninsiima is a dedicated advocate and writer who shares her own story of navigating mental health challenges to inspire others with similar struggles. Prior to joining GHC, Daphine graduated from Makerere University with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration. In 2019, she won the First Runner-Up Award in a public speaking competition organized by Makerere University School of Public Health. Most recently, she was a Research Associate at Adroit Consult International. In her spare time, Daphine loves to watch movies, read poetry, explore new places, and try new cuisines.