Ms. Mirembe Irene is a multi-skilled strategic health professional with over six years of progressive experience in strategic health communication and social Behavioral change. She previously worked with Uganda Health Marketing Group UHMG and PACE to guide and support behavioral change Communication initiatives. Prior to this she Provided technical assistance to Uganda based projects of the Health Communication Partnership, administered through the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs and provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Health Reproductive Health Division and implementing partners to design, execute and evaluate national multi-channel communication promoting family planning .
Her previous professional experience also includes communications support to NUDIPU and Living earth Uganda. She has written over fifty newspaper articles in Uganda’s dailies highlighting issues of health with a call to action to improve health lives of all Ugandans especially women, run health communication campaigns to change behaviors to improve health outcomes amongst individuals and families. She holds various certificates from strategic health communication trainings-JHU/CCP to writing and media relations, completed a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Makerere University, a post graduate diploma from Uganda Management Institution and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in the same field. Ms. Mirembe has been honored and awarded for her mentoring role for young people under the Health Communication partnership G.O.L.D Programme and as a young health advocate-Mama Alive initiative-2014.
I believe mentoring women in primary health is the a means and an end to improving general health of households and therefore a nation