Dr Paul Semugoma
Dr Semugoma was born 1970 in Uganda and studied medicine in Africa at a time when HIV was a new and terrible epidemic. While practicing in Uganda, at a clinic which treated HIV patients, he came face to face with the huge gap in HIV prevention for the sexual minorities in Uganda, which was at a time Uganda was being lauded for its efforts to control a rampant epidemic.
He taught himself with regards to the special needs of the sexual minorities and became involved in service delivery, the care of sexual minorities who are HIV positive, social advocacy to eliminate the barriers to sexual health. Currently he lives and works in Uganda. He is a founder member and serves on AMSHeR on the Executive, besides being a Member of the Steering Committee of the Global Forum for MSM and HIV.