Every year Rotary recognizes/awards high performing individuals that continue to transform society with a Vocational Award.
This year the Rotary Club of Bukoto awarded a re-known, humble, dedicated Neurosurgeon(brain surgery), Dr. Michael Edgar Muhumuza.
Dr. Muhumuza is a Senior Consultant in Neurology and Neurosurgery and is currently the Head of Neurosurgery at the Mulago National Referal Hospital and holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Guangxi Medical University in China, and a Masters of Medicine in Neurosurgery from Tianjin Medical Universe and several trainings including a diploma in Chinese Language.
Dr . Muhumuza has been very instrumental in the growth of neurosurgery as a profession and has trained a number of Neurosurgeons thusincreasing the number of Neurosurgeons in the country.
He has intentionally ensured that Uganda has more specialists in Neurosurgery.
Dr. Muhumuza has done extensive work in communities and many have given testimonies on how he saved their lives and those of their relatives .
He has organised Neurosurgery camps and written a number of publications on the developed Neurosurgery in conjunction with the Ministry of Health.
Some of his academic works have been published in the Chinese Journal of Neurosurgery since he trained in China and is fluent in Chinese language as well. Dr Muhumuza is a member of the College of East Central and South African Surgeons.
His humility, intergrity, proffesionalism , mentorship of young people to become Neurosurgeons, dedication to his service led Rotary to recognise him for a Vocational Award of 2019/2020.