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Call for Applications for Masters Support in Brain Health

The Makerere University College of Health Sciences & Uganda Martyrs University (UMU), Research Training and mentorship to strengthen brain health program is a five-year project, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the Fogarty International Center (FIC). The Major goal is to strengthen brain health research through multidisciplinary training and build a sustainable faculty and institutional capacity for research to improve brain health across the Lifespan in Uganda.The Project is soliciting for applications Read More

Call for Applications for PhD Training Support in Brain Health

The Makerere University College of Health Sciences & Uganda Martyrs University (UMU), Research Training and mentorship to strengthen brain health program is a five-year project, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the Fogarty International Center (FIC). The major goal is to strengthen brain health research across the lifespan through multidisciplinary training and building a sustainable faculty and institutional capacity for research to improve brain health across the Lifespan in Uganda. The Project is Read More

Call for Applications for Masters Support in Reducing Stroke Risk Factors

Makerere University College of Health Sciences & Case Western Reserve University, are implementing a targeted self-management Intervention for Reducing Stroke Risk Factors in High-Risk Ugandans which is a five-year project, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). One aspect of the program is to provide advanced degree training to qualified candidates with an interest in pursuing clinical and research careers in Stroke. Trainees will be expected to develop and maintain a productive career devoted to Stroke Research Read More

DETECTION AND REDUCTION OF THE FUNGAL POISON AFLATOXIN IN THE FOOD CHAIN | PhD Defense

Wacoo Paul Alex, an Assistant Lecturer, Department of Medical Biochemistry, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences will be defending his PhD on 2nd November 2020. All other details pertaining to the PhD defense are in the link below: https://www.vu.nl/en/news-agenda/agenda/2020/okt-dec/02nov_pa-wacoo.aspx

CHILD Global Research Fellowship (CHILD-GRF) | Call for Applications

The CHILD Global Research Fellowship (CHILD-GRF) program is now accepting applications from promising early-career research scholars in Uganda for the 2021 cohort. Application Deadline is January 4th 2021 at 5:00pm. See attached documents for more information on how to apply.

Invitation: Online Public Dissemination: Costs, Benefits and Challenges of National Digital Identification Systems in East Africa

Greetings from ResilientAfrica Network (RAN). This is to invite you to an online Public Dissemination of our report highlighting findings on the socio-economic benefits, costs and challenges of Digital National ID systems in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. This study was conducted by Makerere University School of Public Health-ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) in partnership with the University of Nairobi and Muhimbili University of Allied Sciences with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID. RAN is a partnership of 20 sub-Saharan African Read More

MAKERERE MEDICAL JOURNAL, 49th Edition

The Makerere Medical Journal (MMJ) is an online and in-print biomedical journal published by the Research and Writer's Club at Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Uganda. Makerere University is Africa's fifth-best university and the best in East Africa, according to the 2020 World University Rankings by Times Higher Education. This is a publication by the executive committee of 2019 - 2020 under the leadership of Mr. Jonathan Nkalubo, MBChB 5.Find this edition at https://issuu.com/makchsrwc/docs/makerere_medical_journal_49th_edition._2020Contact +256700117174 for a Read More

Call for HEPI PhD Fellowships: Deadline October 14th, 2020

Applications are invited for a new programme for low and mid-level faculty (up to Senior Lecturer level) who are interested and committed to becoming health professionals’ education scholars. Successful applicants should be willing to become educational scholars as they work within the structured and mentored training programme on their doctoral research that must contain an aspect of application of strengthening health professional education of their home department or unit. Closing date for the receipt of applications is October 14th, 2020 Enquiries can be forwarded to the PI, HEPISU Read More

Call for Applications: PhD Fellowships: Deadline is Wednesday 14th October 2020

Applications are invited for a new programme for low and mid-level faculty (up to Senior Lecturer level) who are interested and committed to becoming health professionals’ education scholars. Successful applicants should be willing to become educational scholars as they work within the structured and mentored training programme on their doctoral research that must contain an aspect of the application of strengthening health professional education of their home department or unit. The programme will support:One candidate for 3 years of training leading to the award of the Makerere Read More

PhD Defense | Severe anemia in Ugandan children under 5 years: Implementation research on its prevalence, management, and outcomes.

The Dean of the School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences kindly requests you to save the date of  Thursday, October 8th, 2020 for Dr. Robert Opika Opoka's PhD Defense. See below the details of the defense: PhD Candidate: Dr. Robert Opika Opoka Title: Severe anemia in Ugandan children under 5 years: Implementation research on its prevalence, management, and outcomes. Date: Thursday 8th October 2020 Time: 9:00 am Venue: Online and MakCHS College Conference Room Zoom Link:https:// Read More

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