Dr Moses Galukande is a professor of surgery and the chair of the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine at the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Uganda. His work has a strong focus on breast cancer, including risk factors, mutation patterns, overexpression of heat shock proteins, and triple-negative breast cancer.
Dr Galukande is one of the partners working on the African Breast Cancer – Disparities in Outcomes (ABC-DO) research project, a multi-country study coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to address the low breast cancer survival rates in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Galukande is an advocate for strengthening health-care systems and improving the delivery of health services, to better achieve public health results. His work has examined how to tackle these challenges in different ways, such as by implementing actions that ensure the preparation of the inputs needed for the provision of services, by addressing issues at both the individual level and the population level, and by taking various stages of health care into account – from health promotion and disease prevention activities to aspects related to treatment, rehabilitation, and palliative care.
Dr Moses Galukande