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SYMPOSIUM on HEALTH FINANCING FOR UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME SETTINGS

Venue: Serena Hotel, KampalaTHEME:  Financing for Universal Health Coverage More money for health and more health for the money  Background and Rationale:Global attention has shifted to achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) which entails ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages” (goal 3.8) as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Subsequently, many countries have made commitments to support progress toward UHC. It has also been realized that UHC requires policy actions in a complex and increasingly multi-sectoral arena, with legitimate Read More

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRAINING AT A MASTER’S OF HEALTH SCIENCE LEVEL IN BIOETHICS

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018​International Health Research Ethics Training (IHRET) program aims at enhancement of ethical conduct of professionals with a focus on the interplay of national and international best practices. The program is currently soliciting for applications from suitably qualified Ugandans and international applicants for admission and scholarships that will support them to pursue a Master’s of Health Sciences in Bioethics (MHSc. Bioethics) full time programme starting academic year 2017/2018 at the College of Health Sciences, Makerere Read More

The One Health Institute Fellowship : 2017

Because of the increasing trend in diseases that result from animal-human-environment interactions, there is a new global paradigm of doing things together to solve health challenges. Multidisciplinary individuals with transformative knowledge and ability to prevent and mitigate risks at the animal-human-ecosystems interface are needed in order to achieve “One Health”. Under Makerere University, the One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) network of fourteen Public Health and Veterinary Higher Education Institutions located in seven countries in the Eastern and Central Africa region is Read More

THE ONE HEALTH INSTITUTE FIELD ATTACHMENT: 2017

Because of the increasing trend in diseases that result from animal-human-environment interactions, there is a new global paradigm of doing things together to solve health challenges. Multidisciplinary individuals with transformative knowledge and ability to prevent and mitigate risks at the animal-human-ecosystems interface are needed in order to achieve “One Health”. Under Makerere University, the One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) network of fourteen Public Health and Veterinary Higher Education Institutions located in seven countries in the Eastern and Central Africa region is Read More

Innovation Exihibition | Opportunities at RANLAB, March 2017

To effectively tap into the existing innovations in the innovation ecosystem, Makerere University School of Public Health – ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) is pleased to announce the Resilience Innovation Acceleration Program (RIAP) which will recognize and support promising and creative ideas from students and faculty at the Eastern Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (EA RILab) partner universities as well as the general community of innovation in East Africa. Up to 5 best ideas will receive grants ranging from $7,500 – $15,000 to further develop and refine their ideas. By Read More

Call for Applications: Master of Health Sciences in Health Professions Education (MSc. HPE) Distance Programme

Here is an advert for Master of Health Sciences in Health Professions Education (MSc. HPE) Distance Programme. All those interested in this programme please apply through the procedures indicated on the Attached Advert and please share widely.

Implementation Science Symposium and Short Course: Call for Applications

This year's Implementation Sciences Symposium (ImS) Symposium will be held 20th April 2017 at the Makerere University Food Science Conference Room. Registration is open to all interested participants, Register with Rhoda Namubiru (namuroda@gmail.com). A Four-day Course on Implementation Sciences Symposium will be held from 21st to 22nd April 2017 at the IDI McKinnell Centre on the Makerere University Main Campus. Interested participants should apply online at http://part.mak.ac.ug/webform/part-application-form and send a one page concept with a detailed CV to the Administrator –PART Read More

Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) Training Announcement 20-21 April 2017

This is to inform you that Makerere University College of Health Sciences within its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) in collaboration with Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) Uganda is organizing a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course. This GCP course is a full time two-day face to face training with certification on successful completion, and acknowledged by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST). A basic understanding of GCP is a pre-requisite as well as current and or past involvement in clinical research and clinical trials in Uganda.Target Read More

World Kidney Day Events at MakCHS

Please see poster invitation to the World Kidney Day Events at MakCHS on Thursday 9th March 2017. The Events will commence at8:00 am both in Davis Lecture Threatre (DLT) and Dean's Gardens.  Some of the day Activities;Patients and community members discussions with Psychosocial / Nutritionist and Doctors Screening tests: Blood pressure measurement, diabetes screening, Cardiovascular disease (CVD) assessment +/- UrinalysisStall visits by doctors and publicPresentations You are all invited! Come with a Friend or Colleague.

Masters Degrees in the Department of Pharmacy | Admission Invitations

The Academic Registrar of Makerere University invites applications for admission to the following Masters Degrees offered in the College of Health sciences, in the Department of Pharmacy.Master of Science in Pharmaceuticals and Health Supplies Management (MScPHSM)Master of Science in Pharmacognosy and Natural products developmentThe courses are two-year programmes open to both Ugandans and International applicants who fulfill the admission requirements for graduate programmes and the specific programme requirements. Only graduates from Universities recognized by the National Council of Higher Read More

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