Welcome
The Society of Adolescent Health in Uganda is a multidisciplinary society devoted to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents. The Society was founded in December 2012 following a regional training in Kampala that was led by experts from Columbia University, Makerere Universities and Naguru Teenage Information and Heath Centre. 
Sabrina Kitaka M.D.,
Senior Lecturer & Paediatric & Adolescent Health Specialist, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health and Sciences Kampala, Uganda. Dr. Kitaka is passionate about promoting adolescent health and medicine in East Africa. For the past 11 years, she has taught Adolescent Medicine at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Since 2006, she has collaborated with Dr. Betsy Pfeffer and her colleagues at Columbia University
      
  Betsy Pfeffer, M.D.,
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, U.S.A. Dr. Pfeffer is an adolescent medicine clinician who sees teens in an outpatient and inpatient setting, teaches medical students and residents and lectures internationally on multiple topics related to adolescent health care. She has been working together with Dr. Kitaka for over six years and is committed to their efforts to help improve health care delivery to teens in Uganda
   
The society envisages a society where each and every adolescent will be provided the opportunity to access his or her potential and grow into a healthy, responsible and independent adult.

We strive to promote comprehensive adolescent health, growth and development in Uganda and Africa through knowledge dissemination, research, advocacy and affiliation with other societies and bodies involved in adolescent health
Partners

Columbia University

Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre

Makerere University

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