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Christine Bertha Sekadde-Kigondu Edit Profile

Biochemist , researcher

Christine Bertha Sekadde-Kigondu, Ugandan biochemist, researcher. Member World Health Organization, Third World Academy of Sciences (Kenya chapter), Kenya Association University Women, Association Clinical Chemists (assistant chairman 1993-1997).

Background

Sekadde-Kigondu, Christine Bertha was born on August 23, 1946 in Kampala, Uganda. Came to Kenya, 1980. Daughter of Yutuko Mukasa Sekadde and Namuyiga Samali.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, 1974.

Career

Lecturer Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 1974-1977. Senior lecturer University Liberia, Monrovia, 1977-1980. Associate professor University Nairobi, Kenya, since 1995.

Consultant United States Agency for International Development, Kenya, 1995, World Health Organization, Geneva, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Journal Ob-gyn East and Central Africa, 1980-1992.

Membership

Member World Health Organization, Third World Academy of Sciences (Kenya chapter), Kenya Association University Women, Association Clinical Chemists (assistant chairman 1993-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, swimming, science clubs for girls, traveling.

Connections

Married John Giceha Kigondu, October 29, 1979. Children: Sanyu, Elizabeth, Wangu.

father:
Yutuko Mukasa Sekadde

mother:
Namuyiga Samali

spouse:
John Giceha Kigondu

child:
Elizabeth Sekadde-Kigondu

child:
Wangu Sekadde-Kigondu

child:
Sanyu Sekadde-Kigondu