Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson

Dorcus Kiwanuka Henriksson is the chair of the governance committee of the Emerging Voices for Global Health Network (EV4GH) which is a global network of over 250 young researchers and professionals from over 50 countries around the world. The network engages promising and emerging health policy & systems researchers, decision-makers and other professionals with interest in becoming influential global health voices or local change makers, particularly in LMIC and FCAS. Originally from Uganda, her work experience has taken her from practising medicine, heading a district health system and working on health sector reform in her native Uganda to international assignment in several countries including as the lead for key medical / health development initiatives in Zambia for the Swedish Government. Dorcus is a medical doctor with a Master of Public Health and holds a doctoral degree in International Health focusing on health systems strengthening from Uppsala University. She is affiliated to the Public Health Sciences Department at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. Her work which is mainly in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) focuses on how context-specific evidence can be used to identify health system bottlenecks, inform decision-making and inform policy that can lead to health systems strengthening.