Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

Charles Howard

CURE Hydrocephalus Operations Director / Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

Charles is the CURE Hydrocephalus Operations Director. He was born at a mission hospital in Swaziland, Africa and has spent many years in Africa, including six years as the Executive Director of CURE Uganda. He has extensive experience in leadership and management experience in various settings. He most recently spent time […]

Collins Kabachelor

Program Director / Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

John Mugamba

Neurosurgical Consultant / Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

Dr. Mugamba serves as the Neurosurgical Consultant for CURE Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida in Uganda. In this role, he does training for CURE Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida Fellows; conducts pre-site (as well as post-fellowship) visits for selected Fellows; and visits existing partner treatment locations and provides mentoring to trained surgeons at those locations. […]

Esseli Nabukwasi

Executive Assistant / Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

Benjamin Warf

Senior Medical Director, CURE Hydrocephalus / Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida

Benjamin Warf is a pediatric neurosurgeon who has revolutionized the treatment of intra-cranial diseases in very young children, with a particular focus on hydrocephalus (“water on the brain”). Many children with untreated hydrocephalus do not survive or suffer significant cognitive disabilities; such outcomes are common in parts of the world where access to neurosurgery is scarce. In 2000, Warf became Medical Director and Chief of Surgery at the newly established CURE Children’s Hospital in Mbale, Uganda, where he encountered a high incidence of hydrocephalus. […]