Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu

SIOP Africa President. Consultant Paediatric Oncologist. Director Paediatric Oncology, Uganda Cancer Institute.

Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu is a Consultant Peadiatric Oncologist. She Heads the Children’s Department at Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI). She is also the incoming Continental President of the International Society of Peadiatric Oncology (SIOP Africa). With more than 10 years’ experience in the field Joyce is a passionate advocate for childhood cancer in developing countries and believes that every child with cancer deserves the best treatment possible within the confines of available resources in their country. Joyce holds a master’s degree in Pediatrics and Child health from Makerere University and a Certificate of Medical Oncology from the University of Cape town.

8:30 - 8:50am

Congress Day 2 17th March

Opening Remarks

Conference Chair and Scientific Chairperson 

  1. Dr Joyce Balagadde Kambugu- Head of Pediatric Oncology at Uganda Cancer Institute & SIOP Africa President
  2. Dr Atwiine Barnabas – Head Haemato-Oncology at Mbarara University of Science and Technology / Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital