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.
ÔÇ£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-├á-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
You are invited to Ms. Bunalema LydiaÔÇÖs 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
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 ÔÇô an African Perspective.
2. HIV-Associated Venous Thromboembolism.
An Read More
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
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
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.
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