Gulu University Doctor Appointed to Pharmacy Board

Gulu University Doctor Appointed to Pharmacy Board

By Communications Office

The Minister of Health, Dr. Aceng Ruth Ocero has appointed Gulu University Medical Doctor and head of Medical Services to serve on the Pharmacy Board representing the Uganda Medical Association, the Professional Association of Doctors in Uganda. The ministerial appointment is in accordance with Section one of the Pharmacy and Drug Act,1970 CAP 280 according to the Minister in a letter dated 27th of June 2023.

Dr Mukembo expressed excitement promising to do his best in the Board with the trust invested in him.

“Am humbled to add another stone to our country’s building and elevate the name of Gulu University higher”. He reacted to the announcement.

Prof. Openjuru George Ladaah, Gulu University Vice-Chancellor said the appointment is a vote of confidence on the products of Gulu University.

“Congratulations! This is good news, and it is a confirmation and recognition of Dr. Mukembo’s capacity of service to this nation. This should make him demonstrate that Medical Doctors trained at Gulu University are at another level of service and quality”. Prof Openjuru commented on the news.

Brief Background of Dr. Mukembo Robert’s Involvement with Gulu University:

Dr Mukembo Robert was a Medical student at Gulu University Faculty of Medicine where he served as the University Guild President between 2016 to 2017 and later Graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Gulu University.
In 2021 Gulu University recruited him as head of Health Services in the University.

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