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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.

OWSD: Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries

The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is currently inviting applications for its Postgraduate Training Fellowships for Women Scientists from Sub-Saharan Africa and Least Developed Countries with an aim to contribute to the emergence of a new generation of women leaders in science and technology, and to promote their effective participation in the scientific and technological development of their countries. This fellowship programme is for female students from Sub-Saharan Africa or Least Developed Countries (LDCs) who wish to pursue postgraduate training Read More

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - THRiVE-2 PHD AND POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS IN HEALTH

Applications are invited for PhD and post-doctoral fellowships run by THRiVE, a DELTAS Africa consortium of East African Universities (Makerere University, Gulu University and Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College) and Research Institutes (International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Kenya (icipe), the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) at Mwanza in Tanzania, and the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), together with the London School of Hygiene Read More

The MEPI/ NEPI 2016 Symposium under the theme - Tackling Africa’s Health Challenges: Promoting Health Professions' Education, Practice, Research and Retention of Health Workers.

The MEPI/ NEPI 2016 Symposium Steering Committee is pleased to invite you to the MEPI/NEPI 2016 Symposium. The Medical and Nurses Education Partnership Initiatives (MEPI and NEPI) have joined hands to convene an African health professions education meeting this year. For the last five years, MEPI and NEPI have been implementing education reforms in medical and nursing education in a number of countries in Africa in partnership with other institutions in Africa, the USA and UK funded by the US government through PEPFAR and NIH with the aim of addressing the critical shortage of health care Read More

Call for abstracts for the 2016 MEPI/NEPI Symposium

Background: The MEPI/ NEPI 2016 Symposium Steering Committee is pleased to invite you to the MEPI/NEPI 2016 Symposium. The Medical and Nurses Education Partnership Initiatives (MEPI and NEPI) have joined hands to convene an African health professions education meeting this year. For the last five years, MEPI and NEPI have been implementing education reforms in medical and nursing education in a number of countries in Africa in partnership with other institutions in Africa, the USA and UK funded by the US government through PEPFAR and NIH with the aim of addressing the critical shortage of Read More

Principal Ibingira visits the Uganda Virus Research Institute/Medical Research Council

April 21st, the Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences along with the Head of the newly-created Department of Immunology made a maiden visit to the Uganda Virus Research Institute/Medical Research Council offices and facilities in Entebbe. The two parties held a meeting that included the Director UVRI Professor. Edward Katongole-Mbidde, the Deputy Director and Director MRC unit, Professor. The meeting was also attended by different departmental heads and key staff at UVR/MRC. In his introductory remarks, Prof. Mbidde pointed out that the UVRI hosts programmes on behalf Read More

Principal Ibingira’s maiden visit to Uganda Virus Research Institute/Medical Research Council

April 21st, the Principal, Makerere University College of Health Sciences along with the Head of the newly-created Department of Immunology made a maiden visit to the Uganda Virus Research Institute/Medical Research Council offices and facilities in Entebbe. The two parties held a meeting that included the Director UVRI Professor. Edward Katongole-Mbidde, the Deputy Director and Director MRC unit, Professor. The meeting was also attended by different departmental heads and key staff at UVR/MRC. In his introductory remarks, Prof. Mbidde pointed out that the UVRI hosts programmes on behalf Read More

Day of Lung Science 4th May 2016

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10th RAN Innovation Garage scheduled Friday April 29, 2016 5:00pm EAT

The RAN Innovation Garage is a great platform to support home grown engineering solutions and through these monthly sessions Garage participants support local solutions being developed to transcend nations. All efforts are directed towards launching paradigm shifting Innovations that will change the way we conduct business. Soon we will witness technologies developed in Africa being launched on the global market. Come and be part of the Team of Innovators but most importantly share feedback on these African conceived, developed, incubated, fabricated and scaled innovative solutions as we all Read More

Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Support (METS) Programme gets official nod to Conduct Business

The Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Support (METS) programme has been officially launched by the Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye at the Serena Kampala Hotel. In his speech, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye remarked that the Vision2040 emphasises the importance of Monitoring and Evaluation to provide relevant information for focusing programmes and plans. He noted that the contribution of the METS to HIV M Read More

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