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International Grand Rounds Webinar on EBOLA

Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda & the Johns Hopkins University Center for Clinical Global Health Education are organizing an International Grand Rounds Webinar on EBOLA on Friday 31st August 2012 from 4pm to 6pm, details are attached The Grand Round will be live streamed below is the link http://tinyurl.com/9kjclm2 Please see attached poster for more details

Inter-University Medical Quiz Challenge 2012

Federation of Uganda Medical Students├ö├ç├û Associations (FUMSA) Medical Quiz Challenge is the first ever academic competition among medical students of Gulu, KIU, Mbarara and Makerere universities. The questions cover a wide range of topics on non communicable diseases like: cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, mental illnesses and traffic accidents with their predisposing factors e.g. Tobacco usage, Alcohol abuse, Poor eating habits, Physical inactivity.A team of three (3) medical students (from years 3, 4 & 5) from each Read More

DRGT-WGS Call for Applications: PhD Cross-Cutting Course on Advanced Gender Research Methodology

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training in collaboration with the School of Women and Gender Studies with support from Makerere-Sida Bilateral Research Program announces the PhD Cross-cutting course: ADVANCED GENDER RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Deadline for application is 31st August 2012. Please see attachement for details Selected applicants will be informed via Telephone/e-mail by September 4, 2012 Details are here http://events.mak.ac.ug/events/drgt-wgs-call-applications-phd-cross-cutting-course-advanced-gender-research-methodology

CALL FOR STUDENTSÔÇÖ MENTORED RESEARCH PROJECT

MESAU-MEPI a Consortium composed of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Gulu University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Kampala International University, Busitema University and Johns Hopkins University will support 30 mentored research projects to students within the MESAU-MEPI Consortium from 15th March 2012. The mentored research projects will be based on the following criteria: 1. Proposals should be within your institutional research agenda 2. Multidisciplinary proposals are highly recommended 3. Preference will be given to applications that Read More

CALL FOR MENTORED RESEARCH PROJECTS FROM CONSORTIUM FACULTY

MESAU-MEPI a Consortium composed of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Gulu University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Kampala International University and Johns Hopkins University will support 10 mentored research projects to faculty within the MESAU-MEPI Consortium. The mentored research projects will be based on the following criteria: 1. Proposals should be within your institutional research agenda 2. Multidisciplinary proposals are highly recommended 3. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate a mix of junior and senior faculty for Read More

CALL FOR STUDENTSÔÇÖ COMPETITIVE RESEARCH PROJECT

MESAU-MEPI a Consortium composed of Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Gulu University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Kampala International University, Busitema University and Johns Hopkins University will support 30 competitive research proposals to students within the MESAU-MEPI Consortium from 15th March 2012. The awards will be based on the following criteria: 1. Proposals should be within your institutional research agenda 2. Multidisciplinary proposals are highly recommended 3. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate a mix Read More

CALL FOR MASTERS FELLOWSHIPS

Applications are invited for the MESAU Masters Fellowships tenable at any Uganda MESAU consortium institution (Makerere University, Gulu University, Mbarara University of Science and Technology and Kampala International University). The Masters programme fellowships are intended to address one of the MESAU’s specific objective whichÔö¼├í is to “fill the pipeline” with and retain well-trained Ugandan educators and researchers by Ôö¼├íproviding incentives and support to faculty and students to undertake locally driven trans-disciplinary research on topics relevant to Read More

IHPE Global Forum Workshop

The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies is organizing a Workshop on the ThemeÔö¼├í"Educating for Practice: Improving Health by Linking Education to Practice Using Interprofessional Education"Ôö¼├íand this will take placeÔö¼├íat The Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C., from August 29th to 30th, 2012. For more information about the event, please click on the links below; http://www.aana.com/newsandjournal/News/Pages/071312-IHPE-Global-Forum-Workshop.aspx http://www.iom.edu/Activities/Global/InnovationHealthProfEducation.aspx http://www.iom. Read More

Beginning in January 2013 one year MPH | BRAC INSTITUTE OF GLOBAL HEALTH

Why should you study at BRAC School of Public Health? ÔÇó 200 students graduated from 21 countries in Asia, Africa, Australia, North and South Americas, and Europe who have a career in public health ÔÇó Faculty members from Heidelberg, Harvard, Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, Karolinska Institute, London, and Amsterdam ÔÇó Experiential learning, extensive field visits and problem solving teaching methods ÔÇó The MPH is residential which begins January 2013 runs full time for 12 consecutive months: half women, half doctors, half from Read More

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