Esther Nakyaze

Esther

Co-fellow

Laetitia

Laetitia Diatezua

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Program Management Officer
Partner: Brick by Brick Uganda
Health equity means fairness or justice in the way people are treated. Everyone should be given opportunity to receive quality health care, irrespective of who she/he is, where he / she lives.

Esther Nakyaze hails from Mukono, Uganda. She is passionate about health equity and is committed to using available resources and community involvement to improve access to health services. Prior to joining GHC, Esther was a nutrition and immunization mentor for the WHO, where she supported districts in the Karamoja Region in addressing immunization inequities and using locally available resources to ensure that immunization coverage improves. She was also a team leader for the data improvement team AFENET, which worked in all districts in the Uganda to ensure that the quality of health data improves. In her free time, Esther enjoys reading historical novels, going on adventures, and traveling. She has a Master of Public Health from Makerere University.