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Name: Dickens Akena, PhD


Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Makerere University College of Health Sciences


Dr. Dickens Akena is a psychiatrist and Senior Lecturer at the Department of psychiatry at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda.  Dr. Akena completed his PhD (2013) and Post-Doctoral training (2016) from the University of Cape Town. Dr. Akena conducts his clinical duties at the Butabika National Referral Hospital for mental health.  Dr. Akena has designed and delivered systematic review courses at three Universities including Makerere, Mbarara (in Uganda) and Kwazu-Natal in South African over the last 6 years.


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