Prof. Ben Twinomugisha
Professor Ben is a senior researcher at Afya na Haki and the former Dean, School of Law, Makerere University. He is the first Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degree graduate of Makerere University. He has previously worked in the Ministry of Lands as a Lands Officer, National College of Business Studies as a lecturer, and practiced law with Sam Kutesa & Co. Advocates and Twinomugisha Shokoro & Co. Advocates. He has more than 30 years of experience in academia and legal practice in areas including commercial law and public law, as they pertain to issues of international and domestic law. He has taught and examined several universities in the region. He has also published in the areas of environmental law, gender, health, and human rights. He has recently published a multidisciplinary book, Fundamentals of Health Law in Uganda. Pretoria: Pretoria University Law Press (2015). Prof. Ben has had serious views on governance of Uganda, and women and sexual reproductive health rights and contributed to many research studies and policy discussions in the same areas. He is also the Chairperson, Board of Trustees, Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD).