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Build Relationships and Networks for Sustainable and Successful Resource Mobilisation

Management and staff of Makerere University College of Health Sciences have been challenged to organise a visit to CDC (US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention) to get to know the kind of work the organisation is involved in. The challenged was made by Dr. Donna Kabatesi, the CDC Uganda Deputy Director of Programs. Dr. Kabatesi was part of panel of experts speaking at the recently concluded Grants Writing workshop for MakCHS staff. The workshop was held at the Department of Pharmacy building.   ÔÇ£Visit, do not wait for RFAs to come out; get to know the donor agency and Read More

Makerere University College of Health Sciences Staff Strengthen Skills for Grant Writing

Over 40 members of staff of the College of Health Sciences attended a one day Grants Writing Workshop whose objective was to strengthen the skills of especially young staff in the area of writing grant applications.The workshop was held at the Department of Pharmacy. Opening the workshop, the Chairman Staff Development Committee Associate Professor Charles Ibingira noted that writing grants is the most viable resource mobilization avenue for public academic institutions in Africa.Professor Ibingira noted that currently very few members of staff at MakCHS are involved in successful grants Read More

ÔÇÿDevelop a Competitive Spirit in Grants WritingÔÇÖ ÔÇô Professor Celestino Obua

Staff at Makerere University College of Health Sciences have been challenged to respond well to the abundant calls for funding that appear in various media. Presenting a paper on resource mobilisation at the recent Grants Writing workshop for MakCHS staff, the Deputy Principal MakCHS, Associate Professor Celestino Obua noted that the response to call by staff is still low; some usually ignoring such calls because they think the money is too little, while others simply do not have the skills to put together a viable proposal.Professor Obua said that it is important to apply knowing that Read More

Cervical Cancer; Epidemology, prevention and immunogenicity, where are we and where are we going?

Presenter: Dr. Safaeian, Mahboobeh, Ivestigator, National Cancer Institute, National institutes of health, USA Date: Thursday 1st March 2012 Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Venue: Davis Auditorium

Set Up a Medical Foundation to Ease the Load of Resource Mobilisation of Faculty ÔÇô Professor Aaron Friedman

Establishment of a foundation can go a long way in aiding Makerere University mobilise funding without the faculty getting lost in the long and often windy processes of resource mobilisation. This is one of the avenues the University of Minnesota is able to generate funding for most of its collaborative undertakings; through the Minnesota Medical Foundation. This resource mobilisation strategy was shared by the visiting Professor Aaron Friedman, the Vice President for Health Sciences and also the Dean of Medicine of the University of Minnesota, USA. Professor Friedman is visiting Read More

Scope and Challenges of Surgical Practices in the Developing Settings

Date: 20th February 2012 Topic: Scope and Challenges of Surgical Practices in the Developing Settings Presenter: Dr. Judy Schmidt, Anaesthesilogist

Forensic Pathology: A Different Way of Awareness

Date: 15th February 2012 Topic: Forensic Pathology: A Different Way of Awareness Presenter: Dr. Frank Van de Goot, Clinical and Forensic Pathologist Symbiant, The Netherlands

Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes Mellitus

Date: 14th February 2012 Topic: Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes Presenter: Mrs. Dorothy Deborah, Liandough Hospital UK

Forthcoming Video Conference | Pediatric Cardiology Case Presentation for Hopkins and MakCHS First Year Medical Students

Date 24th February 2012 Time 1600 (EAT) Venue Davis Auditorium ÔÇô MakCHS The primary audience is first year medical students. First year students from MakCHS to interact with their colleagues at JHU who are at the same level of experience Participate in Live Session by Clicking the Link Below; http://webcast.jhu.edu/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=fde1b04dd06d4c1cb256d739f4be8c7a1d

MakCHS Hosts MPs on the Science and Technology Committee

Members of Parliament on the Science and Technology Committee yesterday visited the College of Health Sciences to evaluate the CollegeÔÇÖs efforts in research and the contribution the research to national development agenda. The team of MPs was part of a university-wide team that visited all the CollegeÔÇÖs involved in science and technology research and innovations. The MPs were happy to note that the College is involved in research in key areas of national priority like TB, HIV and other infectious diseases. They however expressed dismay that the College is dismally funded to carry Read More

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