Hope and Beyond works with local and international universities to provide research forums for students/researchers interested in substance abuse, treatment and rehabilitation. Mr. Kalema David, HaB’s Executive Director and the Principal investigator is engaged with Ghent University, Department of special needs education and Makerere University school of Psychological studies to study culturally appropriate treatment intervention for alcohol abusers in Uganda. The study currently running at HaB and Butabika Hospital is duly approved by the Uganda National Council of Science and Technology and has already resulted into a couple of peer reviewed publications and others are in the process


  1.  Alcohol misuse, policy and treatment responses in Sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Uganda
  2. The role of religion in alcohol consumption and demand reduction in Muslim majority countries (MMC)