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photokabada team

Mission

To reduce the morbidity and mortality of neonates from jaundice in low and middle-income countries by designing and developing a hybrid and affordable photo-therapy machine.

About Our Story Our Story

Birthed at the 6th Annual CAMTech hackathon in August 2018, Photokabada was created as a solution to reduce the burden, morbidity, and mortality associated with neonatal jaundice especially in low and middle-income countries given the existing challenges of affordability and access to effective phototherapy

Vision

To be the leading innovator of context-specific medical technologies for newborn and child health by 2030.

Our Team We're all about teamwork.

Principle Investigator

Dr. Elias Kumbakumba

Principle Investigator
Lead Engineering

Ivan Muhumza

Lead Engineering
Design Engineering Intern

Ssesanga Issac

Design Engineering Intern
CEO and Research Lead

Dr. Moses Ochora

CEO and Research Lead
Lead Software Developer

Sheeba Niwensiima

Lead Software Developer
Lead  of Engineering  Design

Gusimba Paul

Lead of Engineering Design
Project Administrator

Niisima Patience

Project Administrator
Co- Founder and Team Lead

Dr. Viola Nahurira

Co- Founder and Team Lead
Co-Founder and Grant lead

Joan Nkamushaba

Co-Founder and Grant lead
software and hardware Engineering intern

Khalid Joseph Alema

software and hardware Engineering intern

Our Partners The people we work with are invaluable.

We are honored to help advise brands, create new digital products, and launch effective campaigns for so many amazing clients.

Thank you to everyone who has partnered with us or commissioned us to help achieve their dreams. Here are what a few of them have had to say. 

The Uganda Ministry of ICT and National guidance has a mission to increase access and usage of ICT infrastructure and services throughout the country, ensure effective communication for government policies and programs, and promotion of a national ideology for socio-economic transformation.
The Uganda Ministry of ICT and National guidance has a mission to increase access and usage of ICT infrastructure and services throughout the country, ensure effective communication for government policies and programs, and promotion of a national ideology for socio-economic transformation.
Villgro Africa - Kenya 
Villgro Africa is an incubator and impact investor supporting emerging healthcare businesses in Africa.
Villgro Africa – Kenya Villgro Africa is an incubator and impact investor supporting emerging healthcare businesses in Africa.
Mbarara University of science and technology is a public university in Uganda, founded in 1989. It aims to improve science and health through academia, research and innovations.
Mbarara University of science and technology is a public university in Uganda, founded in 1989. It aims to improve science and health through academia, research and innovations.
CAMTech Uganda is a global network that exists to build entrepreneurial capacity, to accelerate medical technology innovation to improve health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries.
CAMTech Uganda is a global network that exists to build entrepreneurial capacity, to accelerate medical technology innovation to improve health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries.