Ms Harriet Musinguzi

Ms. Musinguzi-Asaba holds an M.A. in Ethics and Public Management and a Bachelor of Social Science from Makerere University majoring in English Language and Literature in English. She also holds a diploma in journalism from Uganda Management Institute (UMI). In addition, Musinguzi received short trainings in the areas of information, education and information (IEC), advocacy, message identification, design, production, discrimination, monitoring, environmental journalism, training of trainers and good governance.

Musinguzi’s professional experience started way back in 1992 when she joined the then Ministry of Information (Uganda News Agency). She worked as an IEC project worker in support of re-productive health still under the same ministry where she obtained vast experience in multimedia approaches to address knowledge behavior and altitudinal changes among different audiences using popular, traditional and other media. Currently she is working with the local government in Hoima district as a district information officer and media trainer.

Musinguzi has undertaken several assignments and projects which include the development of a communication strategy in supporting children’s rights to health, education and protection and in addition has initiated the process of developing a district communication function of the local government.

She also participated in the drawing of a communication plan for the protection of Lake Albert together with Lake Albert Catchments Initiative Project (LAECIP) as a media coordinator of URHAN Hoima. She is spear heading the campaign against early marriages in Bunyoro kingdom with support from USAID and Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.

Musinguzi’s key competences are in the areas of designing and implementing information, education and communication materials, developing communication strategies advocacy, community organization, message identification, design, production and discrimination, training media and production of media packages.

Musinguzi’s professional affiliations include Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA), World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), and Uganda Reproductive Health Advocacy Network (URHAN).


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