Makerere University Department of Psychiatry together with the University of Minnesota will be hosting a one day symposium focused on trauma, addiction, and mental health comorbidity. Symposium speakers will include researchers, clinicians, and mental health advocates on topics including interventions, policy, and the state of clinical practice in East Africa.
Faculty, researchers, students, clinicians, and community health professionals are invited to submit abstracts related to the theme of the symposium. Abstracts may be submitted for presentations or posters. To submit, email Read More
Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) is an academic research institute within Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS). The institute’s mission is to conduct high quality lung health research that integrates disease prevention, clinical care and training in sub-Saharan Africa. Our Vision is an Africa with healthy lungs.
The Department of Education and Training at MLI offers courses on Respiratory Medicine for primary care health workers.
The first course on asthma will run from 19th to 23rd February 2018.
To apply for this course, please fill this form and send as Read More
The UDB i-Growth Accelerator 2017 will focus on supporting commercialization of local start-ups and stimulating a culture of innovation in Uganda so as to contribute to the country’s social economic development. The i-Growth Accelerator Program is an annual initiative that will support individuals to grow and expand their start-up enterprises in all sectors. For 2017, the Accelerator will focus on the Agriculture and Manufacturing sectors - See http://mailchi.mp/00150031de11/udb-i-growth-accelerator-2017-call-for-innovations?e=499e0f4fe3 for more details
The Makerere University main gate has today Thursday 14th December 2017 been officially reopened for use after renovations that gave the primary entry and exit point a massive facelift. The penultimate opening was presided over by the Chairperson of Council Eng. Dr. Charles Wana-Etyem and witnessed by Members of Council, University Management, Kampala Capital Authority (KCCA) representatives; the supervisors of the project, Key partners, media and well-wishers.
The Chairperson of Council said that the newly constructed, wider and redesigned entrance was relocated last year in 2016 to pave Read More
Please join Xavier Nsabagasani as he defends her PhD thesis on Friday 22nd December 2017starting at 9:00am.Details below:PhD Student: Xavier NsabagasaniTitle: Medicines for Children: Policy Provisions, Perspectives, Availability and Practices in Uganda.Venue: MakCHS Conference Room 2nd Floor Clinical Research Building Date: Friday 22nd December 2017Time: 9:00 am – 12noon Supervisors:Professor Ogwal-Okeng (Main supervisor)Professor Freddie SsengoobaProfessor Anthony MbonyeProfessor Ebba Holme Hansen Opponent: Professor Paul Wako, Busitema Read More
Cohort 77 Project comprising alumni from 1977 in the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (formerly Medical School) visited the College recently. The Team met with the Principal and Deans of Schools and shared a wide range of opportunities, challenges and the status of the institution. Members of the cohort shared memories, toured the College and pledged to start initiatives for making a lasting contribution among other undertakings. They pledged; supervision and mentoring of students, conducting lectures, external examination, and a donation of chairs to the Sir Albert Cook Library.
Over 30 journalists from both mainstream and online media have been urged to consider the urgency of public awareness on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Convening at Sheraton Hotel, Kampala, on Monday 4th December 2017, journalists were called upon to take the initiative and save the community from the rapid growing burden of NCDs epidemic through their professional expertise.
“Through you, we can save the community. We therefore need your expertise as we dig deeper in this matter. I am aware of your positive reporting on HIV that was rated the best information mechanism in the whole Read More
ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) in collaboration with UN Women with pleasure invite you to an Innovation Exhibition on “Ending Violence against Women and Girls”. #EVAWGDate: Tuesday, Dec 5th, 2017Time: 9:00am – 4:00pmVenue: RAN lab (Plot 28 Upper Kololo Terrace – Makerere University Annex)Come and witness some of the incredible solutions & approaches that individuals are putting forward to improve the legal and policy environment, social and economic systems in families and communities that also build the adaptive capacities of people. We invite innovators, Read More
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
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
1. Assoc. Prof. Read More