Abila Derrick Bary, BCYT, is a Cytology graduate at Makerere University College of Health Sciences. He has demonstrated interest for research in non-communicable diseases and maternal health. Derrick has participated in research within the rural communities in Uganda and implemented some public health interventions and innovations to tackle some of the health challenges within the local communities. He is currently implementing a study that aims at increasing the uptake of breast and cervical cancer screening services among women in Wakiso District as an investigator, in addition to serving as the Local Study Coordinator (LSC) for SMS Maama.