Catherine Kahabuka

CEO, Founder & Lead Consultant

Catherine Kahabuka holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine from Muhimbili University, Tanzania (2005) and a PhD in Health Systems from Bergen University, Norway (2012). She has over 10 years’ experience conducting research, particularly in the areas of Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), and HIV/AIDS. Since Jan 2013, Catherine has been working as a research consultant where she has been supporting evaluations of several large donor-funded programs in Tanzania. Catherine is highly-skilled and has extensive experience designing and implementing both process and impact evaluations, including applying various innovative evaluation techniques including Human- Centered Design (HCD), Theory of Change (ToC), Participatory Ethnographic Evaluation and Research (PEER), Participatory Action Research (PAR), Projective Technique, Consensus Group Technique, Most Significant Change (MSC) technique etc. Catherine is conversant applying both quantitative and qualitative research methods have experience utilizing the various data management software, including SPSS, Atlas Ti, MAXQDA & N-vivo.

Catherine’s other research experiences entail, offering quality assurance of research studies, supporting development of research proposals, providing technical review of applications for funding, and supporting dissemination of research findings. Since 2020, Catherine has also been serving as a member of board of directors for Population Council/Tanzania (a research institution with headquarters in New York, United States). Catherine has a total of 36 publications (first author of six) in peer reviewed international journals.

When she is not immersed in research related activities, Catherine enjoys long distance running, swimming, working out at the gym, and most importantly having quality family time.

Catherine Kahabuka