Dennis E Ssesanga is a research assistant at the Uganda Virus Research Institute. In 2022, he started his PhD at the Knowledge, Technology and Innovation Group and Social Sciences Department of Wageningen University. His research focuses on the effect of mobile health communication on stigma and retention in care among youth living with HIV and linked to care in Uganda. He has special interest in science communication and the of use information communication technology (ICT) for community health. He is a global health corps alumni previously attached to Intrahealth International where he spearheaded the activation and adoption of the Education Management Information System(EMIS) under the USAID funded Strengthening Human Resources for Health(SHRH) Project. The EMIS is an ICT management tool that "integrates people, technology and practices in the process of collecting, capturing and processing data from different sources to generate information to aid informed decision making for operation and managerial functions of the education and sports sector. He holds an MSc. in Public Health (Clarke International University).