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Overall Goal of the GCC and BMGF Project
Grand Challenges Canada and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have committed $32M USD towards inventing and delivering low-cost medical devices to rapidly diagnose diseases in developing countries. Makerere University will get approximately USD 500,000 for three years.

Our Role in the Project
Makerere University (in partnership with India School of Business, the University of Chicago and Northwestern University) is one of 22 groups receiving funding for this effort. Read more about PRESS RELEASE | The Rapid Response Service for Policy Makers

PRESS RELEASE

Overall Goal of the GCC and BMGF Project
Grand Challenges Canada and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have committed $32M USD towards inventing and delivering low-cost medical devices to rapidly diagnose diseases in developing countries. Makerere University will get approximately USD 500,000 for three years.

Our Role in the Project
Makerere University (in partnership with India School of Business, the University of Chicago and Northwestern University) is one of 22 groups receiving funding for this effort. Read more about PRESS RELEASE

MAKERERE TO HOST THE AFRICA TOBACCO CONTROL RESOURCE CENTRE

The School of Public Health under Makerere University College of Health Sciences has been selected by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to host the Africa Tobacco Control Resource Centre. This follows the launch of the Africa Tobacco Control Project by WHO, with the financial support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project will work with countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to build capacity for tobacco control. Read more about MAKERERE TO HOST THE AFRICA TOBACCO CONTROL RESOURCE CENTRE

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY CONTRIBUTES TO IMPROVED HEALTH SERVICE UTILISATION IN UGANDA

The Makerere University College of Health SciencesÔÇÖ Community Based Education and Services (COBES) has immensely contributed to addressing health inequities between rural and urban communities in Uganda. COBES is an initiative where Makerere medical students are placed to work in rural communities for a period of time. Read more about MAKERERE UNIVERSITY CONTRIBUTES TO IMPROVED HEALTH SERVICE UTILISATION IN UGANDA

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