Peace Byamukama Natukunda is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Applied Psychology at Kampala International University. She is a Professional social worker and has used integrated and multilevel approaches to practice at micro, mezzo and macro levels of social work.
At micro-level through case management and counseling services, she contributed to health promotion and infections prevention interventions by Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) in partnership with Ministry of Health-Uganda Blood Transfusion Services (UBTS) between 2005 and 2013. At mezzo-level, she has worked with groups in communities and corporate institutions; education institutions including those in Secondary Schools, Business and Technical Institutions, Primary Teachers Colleges, Universities; groups in armed forces including Uganda People’s Defense Forces, Uganda Prisons and Uganda Police Force. At macro- level she has participated in community mobilization and engagement; Programs/Projects design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and learning (ME&L); Social Policy analysis and Planning; research including working in multidisciplinary research teams. She is keen at knowledge generation and translation and a published author and co-author in reputable journals.
Peace received a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Administration (BSWSA) with honors in 2001 and a Master of Social Sector Planning and Management in 2013 from Makerere University, Kampala. She obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in Development Studies-Project Planning and Management from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara Uganda in 2008.
Peace is a diligent, dedicated and committed employee. she was acknowledged and awarded a certificate of outstanding performance by URCS in 2008. Similarly, in 2019 she was awarded a certificate of merit as the best employee from Department of Applied Psychology, Kampala International University for 2018/2019 academic year.
Rukundo Zari Godfrey, Abaasa Catherine, Peace Byamukama Natukunda, & Allain Dominic (2019). Parents’ and caretakers’ perceptions and concerns about accessibility of antenatal services by pregnant teenagers.
PEACE NATUKUNDA (2019). Contributed to the National Functional Review of the Social Service Workforce in Relation to Child Protection in Uganda.
Peace Byamukama Natukunda, Agaba Ellon, Wabuyi Patrick, Robert Bortolussi&Eileen McBride (2015). Knowledge, attitudes and practices about regular, voluntary non- remunerated` blood donation in peri-urban and rural communities.
Mbarara District, South Western Uganda
Rukundo Zari Godfrey, Abaasa Catherine, and Peace Byamukama Natukunda, Ashabahebwa Bob Harold & Allain Dominic (2015). Antenatal Services for Pregnant Teenagers in Mbarara Municipality, South-Western Uganda: Health workers and community leaders’ views. The BMC Pregnancy & Child birth Journal,.
Mbarara Municipality, South-Western Uganda
Natukunda, P.B (2013). Opportunities and Challenges for mainstreaming psychosocial care & Support in Health Prevention Interventions: Experiences from a Blood Donor Recruitment Program.
Psychosocial Support Forum
PEACE NATUKUNDA (2013). Participated in Association of Donor Recruitment Professionals (ADRP) Conference.
Scottsdale Arizona, USA
PEACE NATUKUNDA (2013). The role played by social support in early attendance of antenatal care among pregnant women.
Kabale District, Arusha, Tanzania
PEACE NATUKUNDA (2013). Regular, voluntary non-remunerated blood donation: an integral aspect in promoting maternal health.
PEACE NATUKUNDA (2013). Maternal Health Care in the Context of the broader health Care System, Global maternal Conference.
Ahimbisibwe, F. & Natukunda, P. (2011). The HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Uganda: An Assessment of Prevention Strategies Used by Universities.
Germany. ISBN: 978-3-639-34399-1