Samuel Mugisha


The University of Manchester, UK (2017-2018)

Master of Advanced Computer Science, Distinction

Thesis: Data analysis for personalized healthcare. Built algorithms to rank patients according to adherence.

University of Nicosia, Cyprus (2014-2017)

Master of Business Administration

Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda (2008-2012)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, First class honors CGPA 4.49

Convocation award: Best performing student Class of Computer Engineering 2012

Research interests

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Implementation of e-health platforms in resource poor settings

Community Health insurance


Liang L, Wiens MO, Lubega P, Spillman I, Mugisha S: A Locally Developed Electronic Health Platform in Uganda: Development and Implementation of Stre@mline, JMIR Formativ Res 2018;2(2):e20 URL: doi: 10.2196/formative.9658

Baryashaba A., Musimenta A., Mugisha S., Binamungu L.P. (2019) Investigating the Adoption of an Integrated Hospital Information System in Rural Uganda: A Case of Kisiizi Hospital. In: Nielsen P., Kimaro H. (eds) Information and Communication Technologies for Development.

Alfred Lumala, Lucien Wasingy-Kasereka, Martin Opio, Jenard Ntacyo, Samuel Mugisha, John Kellett. What is the best way for healthcare systems to charge sick patients? In: South Sudan Medical Journal.


Developer MUST timetabling system used by the Academic Registrar department

 Co-founder Tatu Nurse; A mobile phone application that enables nurses to provide efficient and quality bedside patient monitoring by providing them with the right information at the right time so they can act promptly and save lives. Led the development of the MVP that has been piloted in 2 hospitals in Uganda. Selected for the Aspect Accelerator hosted by the London School of Economics (2020-2021). Winner of the University of Manchester Venture Further Social Entrepreneurship Award, 2020. Winner of the Annual CAMTech Medical Hackathon for Innovation in health care, 2019.

Product Manager Stre@mline; an Electronic Medical Records platform for resource poor settings. Managed design and engineering of the product; guided product priorities, product plans and overall product strategy; Grew the platform from 0 to 500,000 patients within 2 years. The platform is now in use by more than 1000 medical staff and 800 administrative staff in 21 hospitals in Uganda.


  • SMART dump mobile application
  • A quality assurance system for lecturer and course assessment at MUST
  • Maize yield prediction system (myps) using naïve bayes
  • Emergency Alert System Using Natural Language Processing And Machine Learning

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