Abdhalah Ziraba

African Population and Health Research Center

Abdhalah Ziraba is currently leading the WHO-funded Accountability for Health Framework project that supports several Ministries of Health in the region to improve collection and use of existing data. Prior to enrolling for his PhD, Ziraba worked with the African Population and Health Research Center as a Research Officer between 2003 and 2008 managing projects including the HIV sero-survey; maternal health survey, cervical cancer screening using VIA in six countries, and Verbal Autopsy for ascertaining cause-of-death.

Previously, Ziraba worked as a Clinician for about 3 years in Uganda. He holds a PhD in Epidemiology and Population Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. He also holds a Masters degree in Epidemiology and a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery degree from Makerere University, Uganda. He has published several peer-reviewed articles, a book chapter and several major project reports. Ziraba's other areas of interest include project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation.