Juliet is a Public Health specialist with a background in Human Nutrition and Dietetics. A master´s graduate from Lund university with more than four years´ experience working with community management of acute child malnutrition in low income countries and three years experience in Public health research specialising in Non-communicable diseases in high income countries. She has had a stint with UNICEF, Sweden where she worked as a Fundraiser organising and carrying out fundraising activities such as; sponsored out-door events, door to door collections and raising awareness of UNICEF charity work at local and national level. While at UNICEF, she developed her Swedish language skills, which among other skills come in handy in her current role as a PhD student and research associate with SMART2D (http://ki.se/en/phs/smart2d) a multicountry horizon2020 EU funded research project.
Bachelors in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, from Kyambogo University, Human Nutrition and Dietetics department, Uganda; 2008
Dissertation: “Use of Ready to use therapeutic food (PlumpyNut) in the management of acute malnutrition among HIV positive children at Reach Out Mbuya (A case study)”
Master’s program in Public health from Lund University, Public health department, Sweden; 2013.
Dissertation: “Use of dietary antioxidant supplements and risk of cardiovascular disease among men and women in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort”
Health systems improvement through task-shifting and involvement of extended community networks in the prevention and management of chronic diseases.
- Self-management of type 2 diabetes: contextualizing care and management for pre-diabetes and diabetes among immigrants of non-European descent in Stockholm.
Academic honours, awards and prizes
- Diploma of Swedish Institute Scholarship; 2011
- Certificate of Student Representative Steering Committee at Master’s Programme in Public Health; 2013, Lund University
- Certificate of Student Representative Committee on Student Welfare at Master’s Programme in Public Health; 2013, Lund University