Current Country Leaders

 Mrs. Enid Mwebaza, R/N/M BScN PGD HIV Counselling MPH

Position covered LAMRN Country Focal Group Leader in Uganda

Member of NIHR Stillbirth Project Advisor Board

Country Uganda
Enid is a Nurse/Midwife by profession and a Reproductive Health Specialist. She is currently working as a Program Advisor with Jhpiego on: Scale-Up of a new and innovative Low-dose, High-frequency (LDHF) training approach to in-service training for health care workers in Uganda. Jhpiego is an affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University.Read More


Prof. OmoniProf Grace Omoni,  PhD, MSc
Position covered LAMRN Country Focal Group Leader in Kenya

NIHR Stillbirth project focal person

Country Kenya
Professor Grace Omoni is an Associate Professor, School of Nursing Sciences, and University of Nairobi (UON) with key competencies in midwifery practice, operational research, documentation and resource mobilization.

She has recently initiated collaboration between AMREF and UON for an E-Learning programme upgrading RN to BScN. She has 34 years in teaching and clinical experience, Capacity Building and Research Work. She is also a Consultant Editor for The African Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health and Journal of Sexuality and Health. Read More


Rose Dr. Rose Mjawa Laisser
Position covered LAMRN Country Focal Group Leader in Tanzania

NIHR Stillbirth project focal person

Country Tanzania
Dr. Rose Laisser holds a Public Health Doctorate degree from Umea University Sweden. Rose is a Principal Tutor at Midwifery School Muhimbili in Tanzania and also heads the Tanzania Midwifery Association (TAMA). She has expertise in Qualitative Research Methodology and Health Promotion Practice from her studies at Lead Metropolitan University in the year 2000. Rose is currently in involved in research on Gender Based Violence in Zanzibar and Tanzania mainland. Her experience with LAMRN began from the year 2001 to date.





Prof Angela Chimwaza  PhD, SRN, SCM

Position covered LAMRN Country Focal Group leader in Malawi; LAMRN Chair

NIHR Stillbirth project focal person

Country Malawi
Angela is an Associate Professor in Reproductive Health at the Kamuzu College of Nursing in Malawi,   with over 25 years of teaching and clinical experience. She currently lectures Postgraduate students and supervises their theses.

As Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research (2006 – January 2013), she took leadership in establishing the first Masters Degree Program at Kamuzu College of Nursing – Masters in Midwifery in 2008. During her tenure as Dean, the college established 5 Masters’ Degree Programs: Reproductive Health, Child Health, Community Health Nursing, Nursing and Midwifery Education. Read More



Margaret C. Maimbolwa, PhD, Bsc. Nursing, DNE, RNM

Position covered LAMRN Country Focal Group Leader in Zambia
Country Zambia
Margaret is a PhD nurse-midwife and a Senior Lecturer, researcher at the Department of Post Basic Nursing, University of Zambia, lecturing both undergraduate and post graduate students and supervising their research. She has taken part in many research projects within Zambia in relation to maternal and child survival. Read More


  Kushupika Dube
Position covered LAMRN Country Focal Group Leader in Zimbabwe
NIHR Stillbirth project focal person
Country Zimbabwe
Kushupika Dube is a Masters prepared midwife who majored in Maternal and Child Health (MCH) in the University of Zimbabwe. Presently employed by the Ministry of Health and Child Care as a Principal Tutor co-ordinating national training in the largest midwifery school in the Southern region of Zimbabwe. She does lecturing, research and clinical supervision of undergraduate and post-graduate Midwifery & Nursing students in the National University of Science & Technology and Zimbabwe Open University. Read More
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