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Education & Conferences:
In 2017, we helped start the Bachelors of Science in Anesthesia, with 24 students admitted. Currently there’s 40 students who have been admitted.
We successfully run our annual scientific conference on the 9 – 10 of November 2017, bringing together up to 83 recorded delegates and also participated in the All Africa Anesthesia Congress in Abuja with a delegation of 5 people, where one of our members, Dr. Fred Bulamba was voted onto the ARS board.

We developed and started data collection on countrywide anesthesia capacity survey, with 40% of data collected. We adapted our tool from the current WFSA one. We engaged with the Ministry of Health to lobby for scholarships for all different cadres of anesthesia programs and trainees.

Member Information

Association of Anesthesiologists of Uganda (AAU)

Address: Association of Anesthesiologists of Uganda (AAU).
AOGU House Block 213, Plot 608, Sserumaga Rd Bukoto 1, Kalonda Zone
P.O Box 22837, Kampala



Phone: +256 414 664 193

President: Dr. Joseph Kiwanuka Kyobe

Secretary: Dr. Cornelius Sendagire

Treasurer: Dr. Elizabeth Namugaya Igaga

Other members of the Governing Board: Vice-President: Dr. Mary Theresa Nabukenya

Members: 51

Preferred Language: English

Year Joined: 2004

Region: ARS

Anaesthesia Workforce Data

  • PAP Density: 0.18
  • Population: 39,032,000
  • Physicians: 3,361
  • Physician anaesthesia providers: 72
  • Surgeons: 263
  • Nurse anaesthesia providers: 430
  • Other anaesthesia providers: 0
  • No. of physician providers that have an anaesthetic qualification: 47
  • Minimum duration of training (years) for physician anaesthesia providers: 3
  • Typical duration of training (years) for nurse anaesthesia providers: 2
  • Typical duration of training (years) for non physician / non-nurse anaesthesia providers: 0