Congratulations! Two More College of Health Sciences staff among 8 winners of $ 89,300 RIAP Grant at ResilientAfrica Network (RAN)

Warm Greetings from Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN)

We take this opportunity to once again heartily congratulate 2 of the College of Health Sciences staff upon winning the RAN RIAP 2 Grant Award  

Dr. Threreza Piloya Were, Lecturer in the Pediatrics and Child Health Department, School of Medicine is leading one of the teams working on an innovative technology to deliver nebulized medication for treating acute asthma symptoms-the Human Powered Jet Nebulizer  ($15.000.00 Only)

Dr. Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, a Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health is the other team leader of Innovators working on  the Village Ambulance to improve availability of transport for health in a more sustainable manner by using the village ambulances (Trailer and Sidecar)  ($13,300.00 Only). These 2 Innovators also copied in here, are part of the team of 8 others benefiting from the same Grant.

This award appropriately reflects the endless efforts you have all spent carefully and creatively identifying and developing these solutions. The RAN Team is open to closely working with all the innovators to launch these solutions and more as 'Game Changers' in the African Market and beyond. 

Also attached is a list of the newly awarded Innovator Teams benefiting from the RIAP Grant. Details about RAN are accessible on or Plot 28 Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala Uganda.