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Rashidah Kaggwa, Uganda

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Rashidah Kaggwa is a researcher and section manager production at Jena Herbals Uganda Limited. She is passionate about research and development in herbal medicine, with a focus on biotechnology, women’s health, and nutrition. Currently, she is conducting research on preventive methods for urinary tract infections in women using herbal medicines and nutrition.

Rashidah is also a part-time lecturer at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda,  in the department of pharmaceutical sciences, where she mentors and guides new researchers and scientists.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Science, and a master’s degree in Pharmacognosy and Natural Medicine Science from Mbarara University of Science and Technology.