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Sharifah Sekalala



Assistant Professor


School of Law
University of Warwick
Tel: 02476524492

Research Interests

Sharifah's research focuses on the intersection of global health law with international law. She is also interested in the way in which global health programs affect developing countries. Her current research project focuses on how we can achieve better global health outcomes through international institutions and human rights. She has also looked at global health financing for AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis how minority and discriminated groups are represented in the of health governance of developing countries. Sharifah also works with the Global Research Priority Program on International Development, where she explores non-traditional forms of regulation in global health governance. She is currently working on the use of indicators as regulatory tool and how this impacts on how health outcomes are measured in Sub Saharan Africa. Sharifah has published widely on these issues in leading peer-reviewed journals and is the author of a book with Cambridge University Press entitled 'Solving Global Health problems: Lessons from AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis' 2017


Sharifah holds a D.Phil. in Law (Warwick, 2012), an LLM in Public International Law (Distinction in research, Nottingham 2006), LLB Honours Makerere University, Uganda (2004). Previously, Sharifah has worked in several organisations including the International Bar Association in London where she worked for the Human Rights Centre as well as practicing as an advocate in the Ugandan law firm Sebalu and Lule. She was called to the Ugandan Bar in 2005. She has also consulted on HIV outreach programs in Uganda.


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