News, Stories and Announcements

Scientific Presentation by Prof Chris Whalen

Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) will host the Scientific Presentation by Prof Chris Whalen on "Social network approach for TB transmission dynamics in Kampala" on Friday, May 20th, 2022, from 12-1:15 pm in Seminar Room 3rd Floor MakSPH Building, New Mulago Hospital Complex.Professor Whalen is set to receive an Honorary Degree from Makerere University at its 72nd Graduation ceremony later this month.Join Zoom Meeting ID: 858 0495 6448 Passcode: 123456  

Alumni Event to Celebrate Makerere and Karolinska Partnership held

Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) and Karolinska Institutet (KI), Sweden hosted their alumni to celebrate the strategic partnership of the two institutions which began in 2000. The event was held on the 5th May 2022 at the Dean’s Gardens, College of Health Sciences, Mulago Hill, Kampala, Uganda. The collaboration between MakCHS and Karolinska Institutet began in 2000 initially focused on joint research projects. Makerere University and KI signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2003 to support doctoral education and the collaboration expanded to include Read More

Message from Ole Petter Ottersen, President Karolinska Institutet - Sweden

Makerere University and Karolinska Institutet are celebrating a partnership of 20years. The College of Health Sciences has been a major beneficiary where joint research projects have been implemented, staff and student exchanges realized as well as training of faculty at PhD level. In celebration of the collaboration, Ole Petter Ottersen, President Karolinska Institutet has written a message to colleagues at Makerere University. See for more information.

Verification Policy and Fee Payment

Makerere University has a Verification Policy which attracts a fee as follows; Former Ugandan Students pay UGX: 50,000/=  and Non-Ugandan former students pay USD. 50.00. All verification requests are expected to be accompanied by a receipt of payment of the verification fee. Requests not paid for, WILL NOT receive a response.All payments are made in the bank. Those outside Uganda should use the bank details below:Fees Payable by Telegraphic TransferBank Name:       BANK OF UGANDABank Address:       KAMPALA, UGANDAAccount Name:      Read More

Call for Applications | Masters and Fellowship Training Support in BSSR at Makerere University

The Makerere University- Behavioral and Social Science Research (BSSR) in HIV Training Program is soliciting applications for Master's and Fellowship Training Support in BSSR at Makerere University.Please find attached the advert and apply or share it with interested graduate students or researchers within your circles.


The Dean, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of  Dr. Annet Kutesa Mutebi’s PhD defense scheduled for Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 9:00 am. See details below:PhD Candidate: Dr. Annet Kutesa MutebiTitle: FORENSIC AGE ESTIMATION BASED ON THIRD MOLAR ERUPTION AND DEVELOPMENT FOR UGANDAN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTSDate: Wednesday 4th May 2022 Time: 9:00 am Venue: Online and MakCHS Conference RoomJoin Zoom Meeting Read More


It has been more than a year since COVID-19 lockdowns began, and economic recovery is a top priority for governments, donors, and international financial institutions (IFIs) worldwide, including in sub-Saharan Africa. Targeted investments that increase community resilience and spur economic growth will mitigate some of the negative economic consequences of this crisis. Investment in women’s economic resilience and social support is paramount, considering that the crisis may reverse recent progress in gender equality.Around the world, women’s groups, such as self-help groups, Read More

HIFA announcement

Makerere University (College of Health Sciences) and a number of Norwegian Research Institutions, together with the WHO, are collaborating on a research project (mHEALTH-INNOVATE) that will explore healthcare workers' informal use of mobile phones. As part of the project, we are working with HIFA (Healthcare Information For All), a global health discussion forum. In April and May 2022, HIFA will be holding a series of online discussions on "What can we learn from health workers' informal use of mobile phones?" We are encouraging relevant stakeholders to join the discussions Read More

AFREhealth Competitive Funding Award call 2022-1

AFREhealth is inviting applications for awards to undertake innovative priority research, training, and education programs which include the development of evidence-based guidance documents in health professions education and research relevant to the African context.Application instructionsAll faculty who have a substantive appointment with a registered African university, accredited in the home country are free to apply. Any application to be considered must have an underlying interprofessional approach, an equitable collaboration between at least two African universities, and must be in Read More

HEPI Research Administration & Management Session

This is to kindly notify you that our next RAM session is on Wednesday 30th March 2022 from 11:30 am. See below details of the sessions:Session 5Human Resources Management for GrantsPresenterJosephine NalweyisoHuman Resource Officer, Makerere University College of Health SciencesJoin Zoom Meeting ID: 950 1907 9437Passcode: 398587