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Call for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services-SPEED Project Mid-term Review

Introduction Supporting Policy Engagement for Evidence-based Decisions (SPEED) for Universal Health Coverage in Uganda Project’ is a five-year initiative supported by the European Union (EU) under Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health. It was launched in March 2015 and broadly addresses universal health coverage (UHC) and systems resilience in Uganda.The over-arching objectives of the consultancy are to:Assess the project’s performance and achievements vis-à-vis its overall objectives.To provide a synthesis of the projects achievements, Read More

PhD Defence | Exploring within couple differences in fertility desires and perceptions, and fertility behavior among women before and after implementation of an HIV care program in Rakai district, South Western Uganda

The School of Public Health kindly announces Tom Lutalo's PhD defense which is scheduled for next Friday 3rd November 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in the Davies Lecture Theatre. See details below. Topic: Exploring within couple differences in fertility desires and perceptions, and fertility behavior among women before and after implementation of an HIV care program in Rakai district, South Western Uganda Candidate: Tom Lutalo B.Stat (MUK), MSc (Leicester, UK) Venue: Davies Lecture Theatre Date: Friday November 3, 2017 Time: 10.00am- 1.00pm Supervisors 1. Assoc. Prof. Read More

PhD Defence | ANTI-MYCOBACTERIAL ACTIVITY AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SELECTED PLANTS USED IN UGANDA

You are invited to Ms. Bunalema Lydia’s PhD defense due to take place on Thursday 2nd November 2017 in Davis Lecture Theater, College of Health Sciences at 9.00pm. Thesis Title: ANTI-MYCOBACTERIAL ACTIVITY AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SELECTED PLANTS USED IN UGANDA. Supervisors: Prof Paul Waako and Prof John RS Tabuti Your presence will be highly appreciated

World Thrombosis Day Celebrations

Lancet Laboratories in collaboration with Research and writers club Makerere University College of Health Sciences invite you for an exclusive session on the dynamics of thrombosis and its current stand in Uganda and the world today. The guest speaker Dr. Emma Wypkema MBBCh (wits) FFPath Hematology SA. Head of Lancet thrombosis and Haemostasis unit, a consultant Haematologist based in South Africa, will conduct a talk on the following topics; 1. Venous Thromboembolic disease: Diagnosis and Monitoring – an African Perspective. 2. HIV-Associated Venous Thromboembolism. An Read More

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY- MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (1ST ROUND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS) 2017

Date of Call: 20th September 2017BackgroundThe Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), in Collaboration with Mount Kenya University College of Health Sciences (MKUCHS), set up a collaboration hereafter refered to by the acronym "MUMKU" aimed at supporting quality training and research at both universities, towards improved health in the region. To this end, MKUCHS put forward a research grant as part of this collaboration. The $100,000 joint research grant is intended to stimulate a South-South research partnership that will provide innovative homegrown solutions to Read More

Visit of Irish Parliamentarians to SPH

On Friday 22nd Sept the Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health had the privilege of hosting 2 Irish Parliamentarians, the Head of cooperation at the Irish Embassy and an Administrator in the Irish Parliament. The MPs were Hon James Lawless and Hon Neale Richmond. The official of the Irish Embassy was Mr Frank Kirwan and an Administrator in the Irish Parliament was Mr Simon Murtagh. Their visit was coordinated by the IRISH AID funded NOURISH project which is a collaborative effort between Trinity College Dublin in Ireland and Ugandan Institutions-Makerere Read More

20th Innovation Garage Session

The Resilience Africa Network Team is excited to invite the memebers of the general public for its 20th Innovation Garage session. The session which will take place on Friday 29th September, 2017 starting 4:00 pm EAT, will be hosted by the RAN Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab. This is a very popular event which one MUST NOT MISS! Please come with at least three participants. Please share the poster accessible from the link below. Also follow us on Twitter @AfricaResilient and on Facebook-Resilient Africa Network for regular updates.

Thank you Professor William Bazeyo for Diligently serving MakSPH!

Like Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean MakSPH and RAN Chief of Party has always put it both in writing and speech, ‘Be a Contribution’, the afternoon of Wednesday August 30, 2017 saw him, share the State of Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) presentation with students, faculty, non-teaching staff and the general public. Prof. Bazeyo’s diligent service during his term as the Dean was witnessed in the big number of people who filled the Davies Lecture Theatre in Makerere University College of Health Sciences and patiently listened to and engaged with Prof. Bazeyo Read More

Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) Call for Innovations

Greetings from Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) www.ranlab.org. In partnership with UN WOMEN, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is implementing a project on equipping communities in Northern Uganda (Gulu and Kitgum Districts) and partners with skills directed towards the use of innovative approaches in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG).This EVAWG challenge seeks to identify innovative solutions towards ending violence against women and girls. These can be initiatives or approaches with proof of sustainability and Read More

Open Data Kit (ODK) Training | 23rd - 26th October 2017

Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) Uganda in collaboration with Makerere University College of Health Sciences within its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is organizing an Open Data Kit (ODK) software Training. This course is a full time Four-day face to face training with certification on successful completion.Data collection remains vital in capturing quality evidence in a given time frame that then translates to Read More

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