Edna Nandutu




Jessica Malloy

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Learning Officer
Partner: Spark MicroGrants
Health equity means acknowledging the uniqueness of every community and using this as a blueprint for developing tools that address their unique needs, with a goal of reaching a standard level of health care that is available to all.

Edna Nandutu was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda. Edna holds a bachelor's degree in biological sciences from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a master’s degree in global health from the University of Glasgow. While at Glasgow, she was a committee member of Medsin Glasgow, a student-led organisation that uses education, advocacy and action to equip students with the knowledge and tools to fight for health equity within their respective niches. Within this role, Edna participated in organizing educational events on topics like women's health and refugees' health. She also worked to collate information for the society's forums. During her free time, Edna enjoys reading, trying out new recipes, and learning to play new music on the piano and guitar.