NBS Television journalist and news anchor, Sheila Nduhukire, has been appointed as the new Principal Public Relations Officer at National Medical Stores (NMS), the Daily Express can confirm.
She replaces Dan Kimosho, who retired last year to join politics.
Nduhukire beat off stiff competition from other candidates during the highly competitive interviews conducted by the Corporation’s Board to scoop the big role.
According to officials at the institution, Sheila Nduhukire’s strong academic background and grasp of both the media and PR functions was influential to her appointment and they hope to reap big from her at the helm of this position.
NMS, a government institution is mandated to procure, store and supply drugs and essential health supplies to public medical facilities across Uganda.
About Sheila Nduhukire
Sheila Nduhukire holds two Masters degrees; one in International Public Relations and Global Communications Management from Cardiff University, UK, and another one, an MBA from ESAMI, Arusha Tanzania.
She also has been providing communication services to a range of government and private institutions in Uganda.
Sheila takes over at a time NMS is strengthening its operations including opening a state-of-the-art pharmaceuticals warehouse in Kajjansi and extending its drug supply chain beyond the district headquarters to rural-based health facilities.
NMS recently unveiled plans to install a medical oxygen plant to deal with the shortage of oxygen supply in health facilities.