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Professor James P Ntozi

Professor in Population Studies, Makerere University, Uganda


Professor in Population Studies, Makerere University, Uganda



Department of Population Studies
Makerere University
PO Box 7062



Tel: 256 – 77 – 454482 / 256 – 71 – 454482
Fax: 256 – 41 – 530756 /



James Ntozi is professor in Population Studies at the Makerere University in Uganda for the past 15 years. He is a Medical Demographer and Statistician by training and has accumulated experience in conducting evaluation, needs assessment and baseline studies at international and national levels in developing countries. His most recent monitoring and evaluation work included evaluating the PEPFAR project in Nigeria for the USA National Academy of Sciences and Congress (2005 – 2007).


Key research/capacity building interests


Research Interests

  • HIV/AIDS in Africa
  • Fertility, censuses and ageing issues
  • Ageing and the Life course

Capacity Building Interests

  • Training fieldworkers
  • Preparing proposal for research projects
  • Training in statistics
  • Training in demography and reproductive health
  • M&E issues

Key methodological skills

  • Planning Socio-economic surveys
  • Conducting baseline, midline and end line studies
  • Analysis of data
  • Report writing

Current/planned research

  • Impact of HIV/AIDS on Older Persons in Uganda

Current engagement in capacity building

Teaching/mentoring statisticians and population scientists for Africa