Dr Margaret Mungherera

Immediate past president

World Medical Association

Dr Margaret Mungherera is Ugandan, a senior consultant psychiatrist at Mulago Teaching & Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda. She has been a medical doctor for around 30 years and a psychiatrist for around 20 years. A founder member of the Association of Uganda Women Medical Doctors, Dr Mungherera is the first woman to be elected honorary president of the Uganda Medical Association since its formation in 1963. She was the first African woman to be elected president of the World Medical Association, a role she held between October 2013 and October 2014.

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