Elizabeth Ayebare (Midwife, Lecturer, Uganda)

Elizabeth Ayebare (Midwife, Lecturer, Uganda)

Ms. Ayebare is a midwife and Lecturer at the Department of Nursing, Makerere University, Uganda. She holds a Bachelor’s of Nursing and a Master of Nursing (Midwifery and Women’s Health) degree of Makerere University. She received a Post-Graduate Diploma in Child Nursing from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She has worked as a faculty and clinical instructor in Midwifery and Paediatric nursing specialties as a faculty for over 10 years.

She has special research interests in maternal and child health, particularly newborn health care. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctoral studies with a focus on intrapartum care and interventions to prevent and manage birth asphyxia in Northern Uganda. She is also the Ugandan Principal investigator for the NIHR research group on stillbirth prevention and management in sub-Saharan Africa a project in collaboration with the University of Manchester, Makerere University and Lugina Africa Midwifery Research Network (LAMRN).

She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society and the Deputy Country Lead for LAMRN Uganda. As Ms. Ayebare has worked with nurses and midwives in Uganda to improve care for patients through clinical audits, skills training and mentorship.