Peter Kaddu is the Interim Managing Director, Health System Strengthening at Last Mile Health. In this role, Peter leads the HSS team to cultivate, codify, and deploy technical capabilities in community health systems in support of country programs, in close collaboration with country directors and other global program leaders. He ensures that the multi-disciplinary team of technical experts on the Health System Strengthening team is equitably deployed to support execution of country strategies, as well as to work with partners and regional and global stakeholders to amplify best practices for community health systems strengthening.
Prior to joining Last Mile Health, Peter worked with Living Goods, where he strengthened systems for community health worker training, community health worker performance management, quality measurement and improvement, and design and integration of family planning, nutrition, and immunization interventions into community health programs in Uganda and Kenya. Peter also worked with Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS, where he supported the scale-up of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) service delivery in more than 35 districts of Uganda. He also served as a clinician in various hospitals in Uganda prior to his work as a health system manager in the public sector. Peter earned his MD degree from Makerere University (Uganda) and MPH from the Royal Tropical Institute/Vrije Universiteit in the Netherlands.