Grace Ruto

Grace Ruto

Grace Cherotich Ruto (BDVS, MPH); is the Engagement Officer at Makerere University under the Research and Innovation Fund (RIF). RIF is a funding from the Government of the Republic of Uganda to Makerere University. This higher institution of learning will support high impact Research and Innovations to drive Uganda’s development Agenda. The work entails grant management and technical support supervision of the 760 research projects in terms of attaining the set milestones in the project periods. Researchers and Innovators are supported to increase the scalable innovations that address key gaps required to drive Uganda’s development agenda.

She has vast experience in health related research with focus on health systems, policies, outbreak investigation and management of epidemics. She is also a Public health expert with experience in leadership, policy development, strategic management and advocacy. She has been involved in drafting policies and strategic plans and has a wealth of knowledge (over 7 years) working with NGOs across and beyond Uganda.

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