Cornelius Sendagire MBChB, MMed, FCA (ECSA)


Cornelius Sendagire is a Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Intensivist working in Uganda Heart
Institute. He is also a Lecturer in the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Makerere
University College of Health Sciences. He is also the Secretary General of the Association of
Anesthesiologists of Uganda.

He sits on the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Case management Pillar for COVID-19
in Uganda and was also a technical advisor on the USAID Technical Advisory Group on
Respiratory Care for low-resource settings. He has multiple peer reviewed publications in the
field of Intensive Care medicine, Perioperative medicine and simulation medical education in

He is one of the leads on the development and implementation of Uganda’s first Critical care
registry through collaboration with Critical Care Asia and Africa group. His key interests are
in acute organ support and improving processes of care for critically ill patients in low-resource
setting Intensive Care Units.