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Medical Officer Security Project

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Kampala, Uganda
Posted:
April 25, 2022

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KASOZI DERRICK

**years/Male

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Zone B, Makerere II

Kampala, Uganda

PERSONAL PROFILE

I am an adept medical officer, dedicated to exemplary patient outcomes and following all medical procedures with the use of available resources, with attention to new equipment and technologies. I have a strong focus on listening to and addressing patient concerns and answering all questions in terms patients can easily understand.

Meticulous in research, surveillance, and clinical trial work with excellent leadership skills. I am a fast decision maker, self-motivated, an eager learner, easy going by nature, a good planner, and have willingness to work with all members of any medical team and listen to their suggestions and input to improve results and maximize patient satisfaction. EDUCATION

YEAR INSTITUTION/SCHOOL AWARD

2012 to 2017 Makerere University College of Health Sciences MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

2010 to 2011 Mengo Senior School Uganda Advanced Certificate for Education

2007 to 2009 Mengo Senior School Uganda Certificate for Education 2006 to 2007 St. Mary’s College, Kisubi Ordinary Level 2001 – 2005 White Angels Primary School Primary Leaving Examination certificate

WORK AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

September 2021 to date: Medical Officer, Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital;

• Here I work as a medical officer in the emergency COVID-19 response. I also coordinate CMEs and clinical meetings and support in HIV/AIDS outpatient clinics. October 2020 to August 2021: Medical Officer/coordinator AMR Diagnostic Stewardship, Infectious Disease Institute, Kabale Regional Referral Hospital Here, I supported Mbarara, Kabale, Masaka, Lira, Gulu, Arua, Mbale, jinja, and Soroti Regional Referral hospitals (RRHs). Specific roles and achievements included; Name - 2

• Worked closely with the microbiology laboratories especially in Kabale Regional Referral hospital to analyse patient samples and give feedback to clinicians, identifying/ flagging possible MDR pathogens and alerting the necessary teams.

• Drafting of antibiogram for Kabale and Mbarara RRHs

• Mentorship and set up of Antimicrobial stewardship programs in 6 regional referral hospitals in Uganda.

• Quality improvement project to respond to an Acinetobacter baumanii hospital-acquired outbreak on the surgical ward of Kabale RRH.

• Contributed to patient care by participating in daily ward rounds, and patient management in Kabale Regional Referral Hospital as a medical officer.

• CME coordinator in Kabale RRH.

• Led a clinical audit on sepsis in Kabale RRH which reduced mortality due to sepsis in the hospital within six months from 62.7% to 25%.

• Actively participated in Triage and management of COVID-19 suspects and patients, set up of hospital’s institutional quarantine site in the initial stages of the COVID response and set up of a suspects’ isolation unit on the medical ward.

• Mentorship of medical students and medical intern doctors. March 2020 to September 2020: Medical officer, Infectious Disease Institute, Kabale RRH (Global Health Security Project/ Acute Febrile Illnesses surveillance project).

• Identifying patients with infectious syndromes and acute febrile illnesses including leptospirosis and other rare causes of AFIs, sampling patients for microbiology testing

(culture and sensitivity) and possible serology for some, and acting as a linkage between lab and clinicians.

• Implementation of surveillance protocol.

• Patient management as a medical doctor.

• Participating in the conduct of CMEs and trainings

• Supporting regional and hospital Infection Prevention and Control activities February 2019 to March 2020: Study doctor in YEFE clinical trial and NIFTY clinical trial at MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Base

• Supported the Investigators in the implementation of the study and ensured that procedures are followed according to the protocol and Standard Operating Procedures.

• Providing adequate medical care to study participants and ensured appropriate referral and follow-up in liaison with the Site Investigator

December 2018 - February 2019: Medical officer in the Ebola Disease (EVD) response.

• Emergency management of Ebola patients.

• Participated in implementation of the Ebola virus vaccine clinical protocol (stage 3) on a compassionate basis using Clinical Trial software.

• Follow-up and management of vaccinated people.

November 2018 - December 2018: Medical officer (part-time), Medik Hospital, Kawempe and AAR Medical Centers (City Centre).

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• Management of acutely unwell patients (inpatient and outpatients

• Attending to emergencies.

October 2017 – September 2018: Intern doctor, Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.

• Was trained and participated in patient management as an intern doctor/ junior house officer; rotated in various disciplines (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Anesthesia) where I gained a lot of skills in patient care and crisis management including handling most emergencies, performing many emergency procedures and surgeries.

• performed daily ward rounds and weekly outpatient clinics

• Participation in delivering of bedside teaching sessions for 3rd and 4th year medical students of IUIU university.

• Attended various short training courses like HIV management, Hepatitis B management, among others

• Participated in various CMEs.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

February 2018 – September 2018:

Tutor of Applied Pharmacology, and Obstetric care at Vine Paramedical Schools, Masaka branch in 2018 (part-time). Here I successfully oversaw the first lot of graduands from the school with 100% pass.

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Publications

Muwanguzi E, Kayiira M, Kasozi D, Kigozi E. Cutaneous larva migrans in early infancy: A Ugandan case report. Clin Case Rep. 2021 Nov 12;9(11):e05080. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.5080. PMID: 34804533; PMCID: PMC8587685. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34804533/ Journal Papers in Review

Kasozi,D., Ernest,B.K., Lubwama,M., “Knowledge, attitude and perception of antimicrobial resistance amongst non-medical undergraduate students of Makerere University,” Submitted to: IRB of Makerere University.

Conference Papers (Abstract being reviewed by JICA) Kasozi, D., Bako,L., and Ainomugisha,P., “Management of an Acinetobacter baumanii outbreak; a quality improvement project on the surgical ward of Kabale RRH,” Presented at the Uganda National Quality Improvement Conference, November 20, 2021. Manuscript being written

Kasozi, D., Ainomugisha,P., Akello,G., “Characteristics of uropathogens isolated from Kabale and Mbarara regional referral hospitals in Uganda from July 2019 to June 2021”. Name - 4

SHORT COURSES/TRAININGS/CERTIFICATES

• ICU Training in Kabale RRH (November 2020, February 2021)

• The Telephone and telemedicine: An instrument of Opportunity and Risk (Havard University, online course 2020)

• Certificate in Good Clinical Practice (Global Health, 2021)

• Advance Obstetric Care Training; Masaka RRH June 2018

• Certificate in Human Subject Protection in research (CITI online, 2019)

• Biomedical Research: Basic principles (online CITI, 2018)

• HIV and opportunistic infections; Uganda guidelines (2018, 2020)

• Advanced IPC (Infection Prevention and Control) training (Kabale RRH, 2020)

• COVID-19 case management guidelines (2020 Kabale RRH)

• 2019 annual Uganda Diabetic Conference

• Participated in National Mathematics contest in 2009, 2010, 2011. Qualified to represent Uganda at the International Mathematics Olympiad in Argentina, 2012.

• Member of the Buganda Health Volunteers team (Obulamu). PRESENTATIONS

Poster Presentation, “Management of an Acinetobacter baumanii outbreak; a quality improvement project on the surgical ward of Kabale RRH,” Uganda National Quality Improvement Conference, November 20, 2021.

Oral presentation, “Reducing mortality due to sepsis; a quality improvement project on the medical ward of Kabale RRH,” Kabale RRH Internal QI conference, November 03,2021. LANGUAGES

English: Fluent (official language)

Luganda: Native language

SKILLS

• Proven and efficient communication skills.

• Leadership abilities

• Organizational and management skills

• Computer skills (Microsoft word, office, PowerPoint, access.

• Teaching

HOBBIES

• Research and reading

• Church activities

• Playing Football, tennis, rugby, computer games (FIFA), chess

• Reading novels and short story writing

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REFERENCES

1. Dr Jonathan Mayito,

Project Manager, Fleming Fund Country Grant II,

Infectious Diseases Institute Makerere University, Uganda adqvu2@r.postjobfree.com

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2. Dr. Maria Louisse Namulwana

Site Investigator, YEFE & NIFTY Clinical trials,

MSF/Epicentre Mbarara Research Branch

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3. Dr Namutebi Anne Marrion

Consultant Physician, Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda adqvu2@r.postjobfree.com

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