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THE 11 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF RADIOLOGISTS OF UGANDA

THE 11 ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF RADIOLOGISTS OF UGANDA is organized by the Association of The Radiologists of Uganda in conjunction with Mbarara University of Science &Technology. Please find details in the attached poster.

PhD Defence | HPV vaccination of Ugandan adolescent schoolgirls: perceptions, knowledge, acceptability, psychological distress and sexual intentions

Kindly save the date for the SOM PhD defence as per details below: Topic:  HPV vaccination of Ugandan adolescent schoolgirls:  perceptions, knowledge, acceptability, psychological distress and sexual intentions PhD Candidate: Andrew K. Turiho Date: Friday, 5th August 2016 Time: 9.00a.m – 12.00 pm Venue: Davies Lecture Theatre Supervisors:1.            Assoc. Prof. Anne R. Katahoire, PhD; Child Health and DevelopmentCentre, Makerere University College of Health Sciences.2.    Read More

Tree for Disposal

There is a tree for disposal at the MakCHS. It is found adjacent to the Department of Family Medicine. A photo is attached for your review. To get details, contact: Mr Lebo Julius, Human Resource Manager on email jlebo@chs.mak.ac.ug or julius.julepa@gmail.com

Call for Applications | MASTER OF HEALTH SCIENCES IN BIOETHICS PROGRAM 2016/2017 (MHSc. Bioethics)

The Academic Registrar of Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates for admission to a Master of Health Sciences in Bioethics (MHSc. Bioethics) fulltime programme for 2016/2017 Academic Year.  It is a two-year programme open to both Ugandans and International applicants. Partial scholarships (Tuition) will be available for all Successful Applicants.Admission RequirementsApplicants should have obtained at least a 1st good degree from a recognized University/Institution in any fieldMust have passed Uganda Certificate of Examination with at least 5 passesHave 2 Read More

The RAN June 2016 Bulletin is here!

Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Team continues to appreciate your continued support! We are committed to the strides directed towards developing and further supporting 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 University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN). You are all key Read More

Day of Lung Science | Personalized/Precision Medicine for Asthma: The Clinical Approach

The prevalence of chronic non communicable diseases is increasing rapidly worldwide. The increase is greatest in poor settings where resources to prevent and treat them are most scarce. A new field of medicine or even broadly health provision is emerging that will allow providers to provide treatments or (services) to only those individuals or communities that have the greatest chance of benefiting from them or unlikely to get adverse events from them. This field is called precision medicine or personalised medicine. Also emerging is precision public health. Personalising medicine requires Read More

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.

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