Ibrahim Semakula

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Name: Ibrahim Semakula
Country: Uganda
Mentor: Dr. Melissa Wallace
Summary: Ibrahim Semakula is a community engagement officer with a social work degree and master’s in public health among his qualifications. He is working at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI – IAVI HIV Vaccine Program) in a Phase 3, double-blinded, multicentre, randomized study evaluating safety and efficacy of twice yearly long-acting subcutaneous Lenocapavir, and daily Oral Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in Adolescent Girls and Young Women at Risk of HIV Infection. He is also involved in the implementation of the five-year multi-country project entitled “Community-based HPV screening Implementation in Low- and middle-income countries”.