Galiwango Martin

Galiwango Martin

Director of Innovation

Martin Galiwango graduated from Mbarara University of Science and Technology in 2013 with a Bachelor’s of Science in computer engineering with a major in Data communications, holds Linux certification from Linux Foundation, a certificate in android programming from Udacity, certificate of completion in 4G Broadband LTE and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is currently pursuing a masters’ degree in telecommunications engineering

Martin is currently a software developer at Innovation Streams Company Limited with more than five years of experience in information technology. He is an assistant lecturer and android facilitator at Mbarara University of Science and Technology.

He participated and worked as a data manager in the LaborBand project, a project which was carried out at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital for a feasibility study of the uptake of information technology devices by pregnant women. In this project, Martin was responsible among other roles for configuration and proper working of the Zephyr and Sense4Baby devices. These devices were used to monitor the pregnant woman and the baby she was carrying.

He worked as a software developer and a researcher in the cell phone project at healthy child Uganda Mbarara. He fully participated in the development of the mobile application which ran on Nokia feature phones. The project was deployed in the remote villages of Bushenyi and used by the Village Health Teams.

He has participated in the development of HAT, which is a mobile and web platform, which evaluates the strength of the hospital’s surgery and Anaesthesia system. I am among the team of designers and developers of HAT focusing on the development of the mobile App.

Martin worked with a dedicated team from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to design and develop a mobile app called GetIn, which is an online platform for health care providers to strengthen the linkage between health care providers and young pregnant women in rural Uganda.

Martin has supervised award-winning projects like the kidycare which detects kidney malfunctioning in the early stage through determining the levels of creatinine and blood urea nitrogen in the blood. A smart android lighting system which controls the lighting of the house using an Android smartphone and also harvesting energy from the free microwave signals in space and many other projects