Damali Namulondo is a Nursing Officer with RMF Uganda based at the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement. After completing her Diploma in Nursing in 2007 from the Soroti School of Comprehensive Nursing, Damali took on employment with Juvin Pharmacy in Iganga where she worked as medicine dispenser. She later moved on and joined the Health Care Ltd Clinic as a Nursing Officer where she performed the routine roles of a nurse. In order to expand her knowledge in the nursing profession she joined the Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration as clinical staff where she performed roles as: performing clinical examinations, performing rapid diagnostic tests for malaria on febrile children and appropriate management decisions, facilitating referral for severely ill children for further management, obtaining written informed consent for study participation, and administering questionnaires and collecting of data. It was from this point that St. Anthony Hospital in Tororo sourced her for the position of Head Nurse for the Pediatric Ward. During her working experience she acquired leadership and communication skills, team building, managing resources allocated to a department and compiling reports.
In addition to her Diploma in Nursing, Damali has also undergone other short trainings including: Certificate in Palliative Care for Multi-Disciplinary Health by Mildmay Uganda, Certificate in Good Clinical Practice by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Certificate in Microsoft Office Computer packages from Busitema University Training Centre, and a Certificate in Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) by Soroti Referral Hospital. During her free time Damali joins Christian fellowships for prayers and sharing the gospel. Damali is fluent in speaking and writing English, Luganda and Lusoga.