Tonny Odokonyero joined EPRC in September 2013. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics, and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Makerere University. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Research Methods & Skills from Maastricht University. Tonny has also pursued a course on Technical Approaches for Conducting Impact Evaluations, under the collaborative training program of International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), Regional Centres for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR), and University of the Witwatersrand.

Before joining EPRC, Tonny worked with Baylor College of Medicine Children's Foundation as a Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator, where he was involved in the design and implementation of different evaluation projects (baseline studies, mid-term evaluations, and impact evaluations) including data management and analysis. He has also worked in the financial sector (banking and social security fund).

At EPRC, he is a Research Analyst attached to the Sectoral department.

Tonny Odokonyero: publications

Harnessing Floating Cage Technology to Increase Fish Production in Uganda

This study finds that aquaculture has tremendous potential to stir growth of the fishery industry in Uganda as well as generate employment.To enable country take advantage of this opportunity, innovations capable of overcoming supply side constraints will play a critical role. 

Universal Health Coverage in Uganda: The Critical Health Infrastructure, Healthcare Coverage and Equity

The study reviews Uganda’s progress towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and analyzes the status of the critical health infrastructure (including health workforce) needed to attain sustained progress towards UHC.  Key findings reveal that progress towards UHC improved marginally, but overall healthcare coverage index remains low and disparities in coverage across regions and socio-economic strata remained. 

Healthcare coverage and equity – Towards Universal Health Care in Uganda

Accelerating Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is feasible if Uganda institutes and effectively implements a coherent set of health sector policy reforms. This policy brief provides an understanding of UHC progress in Uganda, by examining healthcare coverage and equity based on reproductive, maternal, new-born, and child health (RMCH) intervention areas.

A Review of Health Infrastructure and Workforce Critical for Delivering Universal health Coverage in Uganda

This brief summarises the findings of a study on the status of critical health infrastructure and workforce needed to deliver Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Uganda. There are fundamental challenges with the health infrastructure needed to deliver UHC and the health workforce density is too low to expand population-based healthcare services. 

Health aid achieved a significant impact on reducing both disease severity and burden—with the largest impact on disease burden.

Tonny Odokonyero

Tonny OdokonyeroResearch Analyst


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