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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

Makerere University College of Health Sciences hosts World Kidney Day event

Makerere University College of Health Sciences has hosted this year’s World Kidney Day symposium. The event was organised by the Uganda Kidney Foundation in partnership with the student body at the College. The main activities of the day included free health check-ups for Non-Communicable Diseases conducted in the College Gardens as well as presentations in the Davies Lecture Theatre. This year’s themes was; ‘Kidney Disease Read More

DAAD | MASTERS AND PhD SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health aims at promoting and attainment of better health for the people of Uganda and beyond through training in Public Health and Research. This is being achieved through global partnerships which support access to high quality learning and also create the right enabling environment to achieve appropriate and sustainable training outcomes. Makerere University School of Public Health with support from the German Academic Exchange Service program (DAAD), is offering partial scholarships to 6 Masters and 3 PhD students with Read More

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – NELSON SEWANKAMBO SCHOLAR FOR PERIOD 2016/17

The Nelson Sewankambo Scholar Program will provide Ugandan clinicians at Makerere University with the opportunity to advance their careers and develop into internationally-recognized clinical investigators by providing protected research time and mentorship. The scholar will be embedded within an IDI research group and paired with the research group’s Principal Investigator who commits to providing substantive mentorship to enhance the scholar’s technical capacity. During this two years process scholars will also develop their own research teams and, in turn, mentor another generation of Read More

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