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|Professor Seggane Musisi, Uganda
Integration of Mental Health in Palliative Care Across Disciplines and Disease Conditions
Professor Seggane Musisi, MD FRCP(C) is a Professor of Psychiatry and former Chair of Psychiatry at Makerere University College of Health Sciences and a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist at Mulago National Referral and Teaching Hospital and Ministry of Health. He received his medical training at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda and specialist post-graduate training in psychiatry with special interest in psychosomatics at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.
In 2000, he returned to Uganda and founded the African Psycare Research Organization (APRO) to research, teach and consult on African mental health problems and their management. He has worked in both government and private psychiatric settings. He is a Fellow of the Uganda National Academy of Sciences and is current CEO of Entebbe Lakeside Hospital. He is widely published in the psychiatry of trauma, HIV/AIDS and old age as seen in Africa.