Rehema is a certified Public Health Professional, Sexual Reproductive health and rights trainer and mental Health advocate. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public health and obtained a certificate in Sexual and Reproductive health and Rights from Makerere University school Of Public Health and Rutgers from Netherlands. She is passionate about community health and leadership interventions for young people. At Public health ambassadors Uganda, she served as the Menstrual Health Management champion for projects targeting underserved communities and enhancing information on Menstrual health management.
Rehema has been instrumental in the development of the 2021-2026 National Youth Manifesto process where she presented on the health thematic area during the Manifesto launch. She has also written research abstracts on mental health and sexual and reproductive health for young people that she presented at the 3rd International Environmental Health Conference and Sexual and Reproductive health conference for African Researchers respectively. She is part of a network of young mental health professionals at Awesome Mind Speaks, an organization that fronts mental health promotion where she has gained expertise in psychotherapy for adolescents and young people.
She is currently working with Open Space Centre as the Assistant Programs manager and has been instrumental in the organization’s strategic planning process, fundraising and program Implementation. She is committed to advancing health for young people in all aspects and working to boost young people’s meaningful engagement in social and economic development.