PATH is proud to welcome Betty Mirembe, MD, as the new country director for Uganda. In this role, Dr. Mirembe will lead PATH’s strategy in Uganda while coordinating technical, programmatic, and operational resources to maximize the organization’s impact and value through its collaboration with the country’s government in improving health outcomes of targeted populations.
Dr. Mirembe will also be responsible for stakeholder engagement and business development to build a diversified and sustainable portfolio and the quality execution of solutions and projects across all PATH’s platforms and partnerships.
Dr. Mirembe has more than 20 years of experience in public health practice, 15 of which have been in program management, HIV/AIDS care and treatment, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health, and early childhood development. Prior to joining PATH, she served as the country director of mothers2mothers Uganda for three years, out of the five she worked there. During her tenure, Dr. Mirembe developed the mothers2mothers country portfolio from a single program to a multiservice implementation. She also led the design, implementation, and growth of programs for sexual and reproductive health, adolescent health, orphans and vulnerable children, child protection, childhood disability, and early childhood development.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Betty Mirembe join PATH as the country director for the Uganda office. We are excited to have someone with her depth, experience, and track record to lead PATH's efforts to advance health equity through innovation and partnerships in Uganda. We look forward to leveraging her expertise to positively impact health systems in Uganda and the region,” said Nanthalile Mugala, MD, PATH’s chief of the Africa Region.
Dr. Mirembe holds an MD from Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda and an MBA from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute.