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The Joint Annual Scientific Health (JASH) Conference 2016 | Update

This annual conference is organized by the Makerere University College of Health sciences in conjunction with Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health (UNACOH) and the World Health Organization. This year's theme will focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for health. Look out for conference details at www.chs.mak.ac.ug/jash2016.

SHORT COURSES IN EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS OFFERED BY THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

The School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University is offering short courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics to graduates of various disciplines. This is in response to increasing demand for research and analytical skills at places of work and among post graduate students and researchers. Applications are requested for the following courses: The courses are; a. Applied Biostatistics I: Basic Data Analysis b. Applied Biostatistics I: Data Management c. Applied Biostatistics II: Logistic Regression, d. Principles and Practice of Epidemiology e. Clinical and Read More

The Joint International Students Scientific Conference(JISSC) 2016

The Joint International Students Scientific Conference 2016 is a brain child of the students of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences but the targeted participants are all health care stakeholders that include researchers, politicians, lectures, health professionals and both undergraduate and postgraduate students not only within this same college but also in the different medical and health science schools within Uganda, Africa and the entire world. It will take place from the 13th to the 15th of April 2016 at the Kampala Serena hotel in Uganda. During the conference we Read More

PHD Public Defense | QUALITY OF LIFE OF HIV PATIENTS ATTENDING AN URBAN CLINIC IN UGANDA: COHORT STUDY

PhD PUBLIC DEFENSE Presenter: Dr. Doris Mwesigire-Mutabazi Topic: QUALITY OF LIFE OF HIV PATIENTS ATTENDING AN URBAN CLINIC IN UGANDA: COHORT STUDY Date: 18th April 2016 Venue: Davies Lecture Theatre Time: 09.00am Opponent: Dr. Francis Bajunirwe, Department of Community Health, Mbarara University of Science and Technology SUPERVISORS: 1. Dr. Achilles Katamba, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences 2. Prof. Janet Seeley , MRC, Research Unit on AIDs, Entebbe , London Read More

PHD Public Defense | Antimicrobial Self-medication in Post-conflict northern Uganda: Implications on chloroquine and artemisinin resistance in the community

Defense Date: 20th April 2016 (Wednesday) Time: 9:00-12:00PM Mr. Moses Ocan (MSc. Pharmacology) PhD Thesis Topic: Antimicrobial Self-medication in Post-conflict northern Uganda: Implications on chloroquine and artemisinin resistance in the community Opponent 1. Prof. Odoi Adome Richard (Ph.D) Department of Pharmacy School of Health Sciences College of Health Sciences Makerere University Examination panel 1. Prof. Moses Joloba (Ph.D) Dean School of Biomedical Sciences College of Health Sciences 2. Nsobya Sam (Ph.D) Senior Lecturer Department of Pathology School of Read More

PHD Public Defence | Breast cancer: Molecular sub types, risk factors, delays in diagnosis and survival experiences at Mulago hospital, Uganda

PhD PUBLIC DEFENSE Presenter: Moses Galukande Topic: Breast cancer: Molecular sub types, risk factors, delays in diagnosis and survival experiences at Mulago hospital, Uganda Date: 27th April 2016 Venue: Davies Lecture Theatre Time: 09.00am OPPONENT: Dr Veronique Chajes, PhD. International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Nutrition and Metabolism Section (NME) and Nutritional Epidemiology Department (NEP), Lyon -France SUPERVISORS: 1. Prof. Florence Mirembe, Department of Obstetrics Read More

MUEHSA 13TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

You are welcome to the MUEHSA 13TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE under the theme “Inter-sectoral collaboration to enhance the role of Environmental Health towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” Details are attached.

Grants Call | Collaborative Resilience Innovation Design for Recurrent Effects of Drought (CRID4RED) Open until April 29, 2016 11:59 pm EAT

ResilientAfrica Network (RAN)-Horn of Africa Resilience Innovation Lab (HoA RI Lab) is pleased to announce and invite applications for the Collaborative Resilience Innovation Design for Recurrent Effects of Drought (CRID4RED) Grants. Are you working on an innovative idea or approach that has the potential to strengthen the resilience of communities dealing with drought? The CRID4RED call is sourcing innovative ideas that can contribute to resilience building in areas affected by recurrent effects of drought such as the Borana Zone of Southern Ethiopia. Through CRID4RED, RAN is looking Read More

Grand Round on Nephroblastoma on the 12th April 2016.

The department of surgery, Makerere University College of Health Sciences cordially invite you to participate in a Grand Round on Nephroblastoma: Accomplishments and Prospects due to take place on Tuesday 12th April 2016 in Davis Lecture Theatre (DLT), College of Health Sciences Makerere University from 2:00pm to 4:00pm Members from the Departments of Surgery, Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, Pathology, Radiology, Oncology and radiotherapy with experience in managing Nephroblastoma will participate to enhance the discussion. Clinicians from Mulago Hospital and Uganda Cancer Institute and Read More

Lunchtime Seminar | "PhD Application Process at MakCHS" presented by Dr. Re​jani ​Opio​ ​and Dr. Alfred​ ​Andama

This is to kindly ​​remind ​​you to be part of presentation on "PhD Application Process at MakCHS" presented by Dr. Re​jani ​Opio​ ​and Dr. Alfred​ ​Andama ​scheduled for Monday 4th April 2016 in the Davies Lecture​ Theatre as per the details below: TOPIC: ​"PhD Application Process at MakCHS"​ ​ PRESENTER: Dr. Rej​ani Opio ​and Dr. Alfred Andama DATE: Monday 4th April 2016 VENUE: Davies Lecture Theatre TIME: 1-2 pm TARGET GROUP: Students and Faculty A drink and a Read More

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