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
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
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
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.orgDeadline for abstract submission: October 15, 2016More Details are in the attached document
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 (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.
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
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.
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.