Veronicah Mugisha, MBcHB, DPH, MMed (PH)

Country Director


Dr. Veronicah Mugisha is a physician and public health specialist with over 30 years of clinical, research, and program management experience in the areas of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, and epidemic and disaster management. A Ugandan national, she received her medical and post-graduate degrees from Makerere University in Uganda.  

Dr. Mugisha has worked across both government and NGO sectors. She has held a number of positions with ICAP, including as Country Director for ICAP in Rwanda from 2011-2013. Prior to that, she was Deputy Country Director for Programs and PHIA Project Director in Tanzania, and Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor and then Director for Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation in Rwanda. Before joining ICAP, Veronicah served as the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Director for Global Fund projects in Rwanda, Country Director for JSI in Rwanda, and Director of Epidemiology and Public Hygiene within the Ministry of Health of Rwanda. Prior to that, she was an emergency physician at Mulago Hospital in Uganda.