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Dennis Ernest Ssesanga

Dennis Ernest

Co-fellow

Meley

Meley Woldeghebriel

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Pre-Service Training Officer
Partner: IntraHealth International
Health equity is letting those who are at greater need to be served first for the greater good of humankind.

Dennis Ernest Ssesanga was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda, but has worked across Uganda for the past four years. He is a youth advocate who is passionate about educational entertainment and embracing technology for health promotion. Prior to joining GHC, Dennis co-founded a youth-led organization called Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAU) that promotes adoption of safe sexual and reproductive health behavior through educational entertainment. Dennis has worked in communications at Marie Stopes Uganda, and as an intern at Google. Dennis recently published his poetry book, Ivory Footprints, in which he writes about family, health, love, politics, peace and conflict. Dennis holds a Master of Science in public health from Clarke International University. Dennis loves spoken word poetry, rugby, and ballroom and Latin dancing. GHC will sharpen his health leadership skills and deepen his professional networks so that we can strengthen the health systems of the developing world.