News, Stories and Announcements

Prof. Sarah Kiguli hands over the leadership of the Department of Pediatrics to Dr. Ezekiel Mupere

On the 30th May 2016, Prof. Sarah Kiguli handed over the Department of Pediatrics at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine to Dr. Ezekiel Mupere as the new Department Chairperson. The function was covered in the following photos.

UNESCO CHAIR 12th World Conference on Bioethics - Limassol, Cyprus, March 2017 | FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics is pleased to invite you to become an active participant at the 12th World Conference. The Conference is designed to offer a platform for the exchange of information and knowledge and to hold discussions, lectures, workshops and exhibition of programs and databases. If you wish to take part in the scientific program, submit your oral presentation or poster abstract together with a short CV to: confer@isas.co.ilDeadline for abstract submission: October 15, 2016More Details are in the attached document

The May 2016 ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Bulletin

Thank you for the continued support! The RAN Team is committed to the strides directed towards developing innovative solutions to address communities’ most pressing challenges. It is always fulfilling to share with you a collection of stories on activities, events, opportunities and open challenges among others from Makerere UniversitySchool of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN). You are all key stakeholders in further supporting the US Global Development Lab and partners to develop Solutions through Innovation to Read More

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY LUNG INSTITUTE | CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) announces three PhD training fellowships in Biostatistics (1), Mathematical biology/bioinformatics (1) and Clinical Allergy and Immunology (1). The fellowships are funded under its African Severe Asthma Program (ASAP). Further details in the attached flier.

Exciting Career Opportunities at Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)

Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is a Ugandan indigenous health organization leading solutions in the health market through the private sector. We deploy social marketing approaches to measurably improve the health of Ugandans. For more information, please visit www.pace.org.ug PACE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against HIV positive people or people with disabilities. PACE is also committed to the safety and protection of children in our care from intentional and unintentional harm. Candidates will therefore be expected to Read More

PhD Defense | Communication Practices of Children on Antiretroviral Therapy and the Role of Family Situations, Jinja District, Uganda: Variations and Tensions

Ms. Phoebe Kajubi from the Child Health and Development Centre - 29th June 2016. Her PhD thesis is entitled "Communication Practices of Children on Antiretroviral Therapy and the Role of Family Situations, Jinja District, Uganda: Variations and Tensions" Please plan to attend. Details will be shared soon.

PHD Defense | The impact of co-infections and the effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on immune responses in household contacts exposed to sputum positive tuberculosis in Uganda

Dr. Irene Andia from the School of Medicine - 10th June 2016. The title of her PhD thesis is "The impact of co-infections and the effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on immune responses in household contacts exposed to sputum positive tuberculosis in Uganda" - look out for more details.

Team Building by Mr. Julius Lebo, Human Resource Manager MakCHS

This is to kindly invite you to attend the Lunchtime seminar presentation scheduled for 1st June 2016 in the Davies Lecture Theatre as per the details below: TOPIC: Team Building PRESENTER: Mr. Julius Lebo (Human Resource Manager-MakCHS) DATE: Wednesday 1st June 2016 VENUE: Davies Lecture Theatre CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Achilles Katamba (MakCHS) TIME: 1-2 pm TARGET GROUP: All staff & Students A drink and a snack will be served.

The 2015 Annual Report of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences | Download

You are welcome to download and read the CHS 2015 ANNUAL REPORT READING FORMAT Light-Final.pdf to have a snapshot of what took place last year. We hope you will enjoy reading and sharing the report.

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