James K Tumwine MBCHB; M.MED; PHD

James K Tumwine (MBChB; M.Med; PhD) is Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health at Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Uganda where he is in charge of research. He spent many years in Zimbabwe and worked at the Zimbabwe - Mozambique border with Mozambican refuges and local people setting up village and district health teams that helped bring down child mortality considerably. He is founder editor in chief of Uganda’s only MEDLINE/PUBMED indexed journal and was founder President of the Forum for African Medical editors (FAME).