Change in treatment regime for cryptococcal meningitis may be needed

The most cost-effective treatment for cryptococcal meningitis (a serious infection of the brain membranes, usually in people with AIDS or other immune system deficiencies) is different to that currently recommended by the World Health Organization, warranting a review of policy, according to the findings of a study published in this weekÔÇÖs PLOS Medicine. Read more about Change in treatment regime for cryptococcal meningitis may be needed

Makerere University College of Health Sciences Trains other Cadres of Health Workers for Surgical Task Sharing

The Makerere University College of Health Sciences has responded to the acute shortage of surgeons in Uganda by training other health workers to fill in the gaps, including nurses and medical officers. Read more about Makerere University College of Health Sciences Trains other Cadres of Health Workers for Surgical Task Sharing

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES MEDICAL STUDENTS ENGAGE COMMUNITIES IN CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS

Residents of Kireka in Wakiso district will this month be the proud beneficiaries on free cancer awareness services, including free screening for breast cancer, by students of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). Instead of the Kireka residents suffering the stress of looking for health workers, students will move and camp in Kireka to provide the services. Read more about MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES MEDICAL STUDENTS ENGAGE COMMUNITIES IN CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS

PRESS RELEASE | UNIVERSITY COUNCIL ENDORSES HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR H.E. MWAI KIBAKI

According to the Makerere University Statute (XIII), there are three categories of Honorary Degree Awards namely the Doctor of Science awarded for academic contribution in the field of science, the Doctor of Letters for academic contribution in the humanities and the Doctor of Laws for Public Service and eminent statespersons. Read more about PRESS RELEASE | UNIVERSITY COUNCIL ENDORSES HONORARY DOCTORATE FOR H.E. MWAI KIBAKI

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