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Table 1 Field projects participated in, scientific publications, and presentations made at scientific conference, and awards received, Uganda Public Health Fellowship Program, 2015–2019

From: Documentation and dissemination of scientific evidence by the Uganda Public Health Fellowship Program: experiences and lessons learnt, 2015–2020

Cohort 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Staff Total
Field projects participated 33 62 59 81 78 39 355
 Outbreak investigations 18 15 27 31 17 4 112
 Emergency investigations 1 4 7 0 1 0 13
 Surveillance data analysis 9 16 15 10 23 13 86
 Applied epidemiologic studies 5 22 5 29 27 21 109
 Cost analysis of outbreaks 0 2 1 0 1 1 5
 Quality improvement 0 3 4 11 12 0 30
Scientific publications 37 37 59 63 57 32 15 300
 Peer-reviewed, published or accepted 18 8 14 4 0 2 7 53
 Peer-reviewed, submitted, not published yet 0 3 18 26 25 14 8 94
 MoH quarterly Epi Bulletin articles 19 26 27 33 32 16 153
Presentations made at scientific conferences 55 60 66 47 38 21   287
 International conferencesa 21 26 32 14 8 7 108
 National conferencesb 34 34 34 32 30 14 178
Awards received 0 2 2 1 1 1 7
  1. aEAHSC: East African Health and Scientific Conference; AFENET: African Field Epidemiology Network Conference 2016 and 2018; TEPHINET: Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health 2017 and 2019; ICEID: International Conference Emerging Infectious Diseases; EIS: Epidemiology Intelligence Service International Night; IMED: International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance 2016; International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses 2017, Global Health Security Agenda Ministerial Meeting, Kampala, 2017, Multilateral Initiative on Malaria Conference, Dakar, Senegal 2018, International Workshop on HIV & Women, Seattle, USA 2019, 5th World Congress on Public Health, Epidemiology & Nutrition 2018, 3rd International Federation of Environmental Health Academic Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 2019, 3rd One Health Central and Eastern Africa Conference, 2019, 19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases, International Conference on Cancer in Africa, Kigali, 2017, International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa, Abidjan, 2017, East African COVID 19 Conference 2020
  2. bNFEC: National Field Epidemiology Conference 2015–2019; JASH: Joint Annual Scientific Health Conference 2015–2019; USHS: Uganda, Uganda Society for Social Scientists Conference, 2015–2019, and Non-communicable Diseases Symposium, Kampala, Uganda, 2018