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PhD Defence | Helminths and Metabolic Outcomes in Rural and Urban Uganda

The Dean School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of Dr. Richard Edwin Sanya's PhD Defense scheduled for Friday 5th March 2021. See below details of the defense PhD Candidate: Dr. Richard Edwin Sanya, (MBChB, MMed) Title: Helminths and Metabolic Outcomes in Rural and Urban Uganda Date: Friday 5th March 2021 Time: 11:00am – 2.00pm EAT Venue: Online and MakCHS College Conference Room Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/96723336971?pwd= Read More

Webinar on Kidney Disease and Management in Children

Uganda Kidney Foundation warmly invites you to this medical webinar as part of our World Kidney Day celebrations for the month of March 2021. When: Thursday 4th March, 6;00 PM; EAT, Nairobi Topic: Kidney disease and management in children Highlights:-Childhood Nephrotic syndrome, Dr Anthony Batte: 30 minutes-Chronic Kidney disease in Children, Dr Caroline Aujo: 30 minutes-Kidney replacement therapy; establishing and maintaining a peritoneal dialysis program, Prof Mignon McCulloch: 30 minutes-pharma presentation: 10 minutes Register in advance for this meeting: Read More

Virtual Research Dissemination - Exclusive Breastfeeding in formal Work places in Kampala, Thursday 25th February 2021 at 2.00-4.00pm

The Government of Uganda through the Makerere University Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF) funded a study titled – “Making Exclusive Breastfeeding A reality in Formal Workplaces in Kampala Uganda: Exploring options to promote child health” This study explored existing initiatives, support needs and perceptions regarding exclusive breastfeeding promotion at formal workplaces in Kampala City.The study has been successfully completed and this is to invite you to a virtual dissemination meeting scheduled for Thursday 25th February 2021, starting at Read More

PhD Defence | Molecular Epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistance at a Human-Animal Interface in Pastoralist Community of Kasese District, Uganda

The Dean School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of Jacob Stanley Iramiot's PhD Defense on Monday 15th February 2021. See below details of the defense PhD Candidate: Jacob Stanley IramiotTitle: Molecular Epidemiology of Antimicrobial Resistance at a Human-Animal Interface in Pastoralist Community of Kasese District, UgandaDate: Monday 15th February 2021Time: 9:00 amVenue: Online and MakCHS College Conference Room Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/99226687223?pwd= Read More

Invitation to the Research Dissemination Meeting | Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on access to community health care services for common childhood illnesses among children under five years in Wakiso District, Uganda

You're invited to our study Dissemination Meeting for a study entitled; “Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on access to community health care services for common childhood illnesses among children under five years in Wakiso District, Uganda”. This study was sponsored by the Makerere Research Innovation Fund and was conducted by staff of the School of Medicine at the College of Health Sciences and Ministry of Health. We have successfully conducted the study and are now ready to share our findings. We plan to disseminate our findings on Thursday 4th February 2021 at 2:00 pm on Zoom but also Read More

PhD and MSc Scholarship Advertisement at the Predicting the Future Incipient TB (PreFIT)

Predicting the Future Incipient TB (PreFIT) is a research and capacity building project funded by the European-Developing Countries Clinical Trials Platform (EDCTP), a mechanism under the EU’s Horizon 2020 research program, seeks to recruit a PhD, an MSc student, Study Nurses, and a Laboratory coordinator The deadline for receiving the application is 14th February 2021. See attachments for more information

Call for Applications; AHEAD Project Innovations Start-Up Competitions

The AHEAD project (African Higher Education Leadership in Advancing Inclusive Innovation for Development) is a Capacity Building project, started on October 15, 2017 and ending on October 14, 2021. The project consortium consists of 15 organizations, including:4 Universities from Europe:University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Tîrgu Mures, RomaniaBirmingham City University, the United KingdomUniversity of Molise, ItalyUniversity of Social Sciences, Polandjoined by the consultancy company European Center for Quality, Bulgaria2 Universities from Tanzania:Dar es Salaam Read More

The Contribution of Higher Education Institutions to Development and Building Resilience in Africa

USAID is committed to addressing some of the world’s most challenging resilience and development issues through research, introduction, and scale-up of proven innovations. The ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) believes that the resilience of people and systems in Africa will be strengthened by leveraging knowledge, scholarship, and creativity to incubate, test, and scale innovations that target capabilities and reduce vulnerabilities identified by an evidence-based resilience framework. Join us on January 27 at 7 am EST / 3 pm EAT to learn more about RAN’s approach to resilience and Read More

Job advert for Regional Lead Africa - USAID STOP Spillover project

The RLA will provide leadership to project implementation in Africa and serve as a member of the Global project’s leadership team. S/he will offer technical leadership to the project working very closely with global consortium members and AFROHUN leadership. The RLA will be under the overall administrative supervision of the AFROHUN Chief Executive Officer. This is a full-time position, renewed yearly based on performance evaluation, and availability of funds. Details in the attachment.

MakCHS 2020 - 2030 Strategic Plan

The College of Health Sciences Strategic Plan (2020-2030) shall undoubtedly shape the next decade in the journey of the College of Health Sciences at Makerere University. As the University marks a century of existence, the College in different forms has been a part of that establishment and continues to be a major player in the University, contributing to national development through research excellence, training/ human capacity building, service to the community, and an excellent public image, visibility, and overall ranking in Africa and globally.Download the full plan.

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