Arthur Kwizera

Dr Arthur Kwizera is associate professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive care at Makerere University College of Health Sciences.
After completing his specialist anaesthesia and intensive care training in Uganda, he received further training from the University of British Columbia in Canada in and critical care interventional pulmonology fellowship in Pordenone, Italy.
He has been a member of the European/American surviving sepsis campaign (SSC) guidelines taskforce; member of several World Health Organization (WHO) panels focused on respiratory influenza, COVID19, acute respiratory care, a member of the World federation of anaesthesia (WFSA) intensive care committee and USAID-Technical Advisory Group on oxygen therapy.
He has spoken at different critical care congresses including the European society of intensive care medicine (ESICM), International fluid academy (IFAD) and Society of critical care medicine of America (SCCM). He is founder president of the Intensive Care Society of Uganda, and member of the association of Anaesthesiologists of Uganda (AAU). He is a foundation fellow of the college of Anaesthesiologists of East Central and Southern Africa (CANECSA). He has also participated in building ICU and oxygen capacity for Uganda and LMIC countries.
His current research focus is on cost-effective strategies to manage acute organ dysfunction in low resource settings and has set up a district community critical care pilot project to bring critical care to the community in Uganda.