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PhD Defence | CHARACTERIZATION OF EXTENDED SPECTRUM β-LACTAMASES ELABORATED IN ENTEROBACTERIACEAE IN UGANDA

Kindly join Dr Christine Florence Najjuka has she defends her PhD  Tomorrow Tuesday 18th December 2018, Starting at 9:00 am in the Davies Lecture Theatre (DLT). See details of the defense below;PhD Student: Dr Christine Florence NajjukaTitle: CHARACTERIZATION OF EXTENDED SPECTRUM β-LACTAMASES ELABORATED IN ENTEROBACTERIACEAE IN UGANDADate: Tomorrow Tuesday 18th December 2018Time: 9:00am Venue: Davies Lecture Theatre (DLT) Opponent: Prof. Steven Mshana (Dept. Clinical Microbiology, Bugando Catholic Read More

Statement from the newly sworn-in MakCHSA President

MaKCHSA is an umbrella body for all students in Makerere University College of Health Sciences. After realizing the increasing diversity of challenges and opportunities at the display of the students, several mother associations sprang up. This sparked off the need for a uniting body that brings together all students at College of Health Sciences irrespective of their programs. It didn’t take much time and in 2013, the first MaKCHSA Executive was constituted headed by the President. Today every association sends two representatives to MaKCHSA including association presidents to bridge Read More

Grand Round | Evolution of Emergency Medicine

Prof . Jim Ducharme *President, International Federation for Emergency Medicine* will be visiting Uganda next week 12th- 14th November 2018. He will give a lecture on the *Evolution of Emergency Medicine* at a Grand Round on Monday 12th at the DLT Makerere College of Health Sciences 4-5pm.

PhD Defence | Effects of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection on B Cell Reponses

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of  Biomedical Sciences  kindly invites you on Tuesday 30th October 2018 for Simon Gwapa Kimuda's PhD defence. The defence will start at 9:00 am in the Davies Lecture Theatre (DLT), MakCHS. See details of the defence below:PhD Student:   Simon Gwapa KimudaTitle: Effects of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection on B Cell ReponsesDate: Tuesday 30th October 2018Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Venue: Davies Lecture Theatre (DLT), MakCHSSupervisors:1 Read More

Health Professional Masters Masters Fellowships: Call for Applications: Deadline - November 13th, 2018

The HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR STRENGTHENING THE HEALTH SYSTEM AND SERVICES IN UGANDA (HEPI-SHSSU) HPE Masters PROGRAMMEHealth Professional Masters FELLOWSHIP ADVERTISEMENTApplications are invited for the HEPI-SHSSU Masters fellowship programme support.The programme will support up to 2 years of training leading to the award of a Masters degree on any of the health professional graduate training programs at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences for a maximum of 10 successful candidates.Eligibility   This is open to post graduate students, Read More

Health Professional Education Masters Fellowships: Call for Applications: Deadline - November 13th, 2018

The HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR STRENGTHENING THE HEALTH SYSTEM AND SERVICES IN UGANDA (HEPI-SHSSU) HPE Masters PROGRAMMEHealth Professional Education Masters FELLOWSHIP ADVERTISEMENTApplications are invited for Masters in Health Professional Education (HPE) fellowship support.The programme will support up to 2 years of training leading to the award of a Masters of Science in Health Professional Education for a maximum of 7 successful candidates.Eligibility   This is open to post graduate students admitted onto the Makerere University Masters in Read More

Call for PhD Fellowships: Deadline - November 9th, 2018

he HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR STRENGTHENING THE HEALTH SYSTEM AND SERVICES IN UGANDA (HEPI-SHSSU) PhD PROGRAMMEPhD FELLOWSHIP ADVERTISEMENTApplications are invited for a new programme for low and mid-level faculty (up to Senior Lecturer level) who are interested and committed to becoming health professionals’ education scholars.Successful applicants should be willing to become educational scholars as they work within the structured and mentored training programme with a focus on any aspect of health professional education related to the educational mandate of Read More

FELLOWSHIP ADVERTISEMENT FOR 7 ONE-YEAR FELLOWSHIPS UNDER NURTURE SUPPLEMENT FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND ASSOCIATED DEMENTIAS

NURTURE: RESEARCH TRAINING AND MENTORING PROGRAM FOR CAREERDEVELOPMENT OF FACULTY AT MakCHSFELLOWSHIP ADVERTISEMENT FOR 7 ONE-YEAR FELLOWSHIPS UNDER NURTURE SUPPLEMENT FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND ASSOCIATED DEMENTIASApplications are invited for a new programme for low and mid-level faculty (from Assistant Lecturer to Senior Lecturer level) who are interested and committed to becoming independent researchers in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (AD/ARD) at MakCHS. They should be willing to undertake rigorous research training (from research question identification Read More

Open Data Kit (ODK) Training announcement 28th - 30th November 2018

Makerere University College of Health Sciences within its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is organizing an Open Data Kit (ODK) software Training scheduled for 28th - 30th November 2018. This course is a full time Three-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 analytical representations. With different researchers, Read More

Excellent Abstracts at TUFH 2018: Community Based Education as part of Undergraduate Medical Training at a University in Uganda

During the recently concluded 2018 Annual Meeting of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) held from the 16th - 20th August 2018, Limerick, Ireland, Dr. Martha Kirabo made a presentation on “Community Based Education as part of Undergraduate Medical Training at a University in Uganda”. This was one of the Excellent Abstracts at TUFH 2018! About Dr. Martha KiraboMartha Kirabo is a medical doctor from Uganda. She trained from Makerere University in Kampala and graduated in 2017. Currently, she is a research doctor with the Uganda Case Western Reserve Read More

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