Beebwa Esther

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Beebwa Esther
Beebwa Esther

Beebwa Esther is a Lecturer in the Department of NursingFaculty of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is involved in clinical, community, and classroom teaching and supervises undergraduate nursing students in research development.

Esther holds a Masters Degree in Nursing Science, a Bachelor of Nursing Science from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, a Diploma in Professional, theoretical and clinical Development MUST – HULL LINK, and a Certificate in General Nursing (RN) from Mulago School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Year Qualification Institution
2011 Masters in Nursing Science MUST
2004 Bachelor of Nursing Science MUST
1999 Diploma in Professional, Theoretical and clinical Development MUST – HULL LINK
1981 Certificate in General Nursing (RN) Mulago School of Nursing and Midwifery


Katarina Hjelm K &  Beebwa E (2013) The Influence of Beliefs about Health and Illness on Foot Care in Ugandan Persons with Diabetic Foot Ulcers. Betham Open Nursing Journal, 7: 123–132. doi: 10.2174/1874434601307010123.

Beebwa E (2016) Leaders in Nursing. Seed Global Health February Newsletter

Scholastic Ashaba1, Manasseh Tumuhimbise2, Esther Beebwa3, Francis Oriokot4, Jennifer L Brenner5, Jerome Kabakyenga6. Factors Impacting the Sustainability of Community Health Worker Programming in Rural Uganda:  A Qualitative Study.

Beebwa Esther, BNS, MNS; Ngonzi Joseph, MBChB, MMed, PhD; Nduhukire Timothy, MBChB, MMed; Brennaman Laura, PhD RN: Providing education and tools increases nurses’ and midwives’ assessment for puerperal sepsis in a regional referral hospital in South Western Uganda.

Esther Beebwa, Kasozi Namagga (2019) The role of community health nursing in identifying needs of women and children under-fives in Katete, Mbarara -Uganda (International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences: NO IJANS-D-20-00155)

Beebwa E, Muzoora C, Ashaba S, Groves S, Atwine F. Knowledge, attitude, and preferred strategies towards HIV/AIDS prevention among adolescents attending secondary schools in South Western Uganda. Afri Health Sci. 2021;21(3). 1067-1073. https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v21i3.14

Research Papers written and presented

May 2019: Assessment of the impact of the community health Nursing program its influence on nursing students in Katete Central (Mbarara – Uganda)

2018: HIV knowledge, attitudes, and suggested strategies to prevent HIV/AIDS among adolescents in secondary schools in Mbarara, South Western Uganda

2013: Assessment of activities and impact of community-owned resource persons (corps) on families and communities in Healthy Child Uganda (HCU) Bwizibwera project area

2012: Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of community members towards Health Education by community nurses in Peri-urban Mbarara district Uganda

2011: Knowledge, Beliefs, Risk factors of diabetic foot ulcers among patients with diabetes who have developed ulcers within 2 years in MRRH

2010: Experience of nurses in the care of Diabetic foot ulcers in MRRH

2006: Effect of low staffing levels on the quality of patient care in MRRH

Ongoing Research

2017: Protocol of a Systematic Review on the Competencies of Diploma vs Bachelor Nurses in delivery of health care in Low and middle-income countries
2016: Assessing knowledge regarding risk factors and clinical manifestations of DM among patients attending diabetic clinic at MRRH.