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PhD Defense | Role of Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors and Human Leukocyte Antigens in Transmission and Severity of Malaria in Uganda

The Dean School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of Stephen Tukwasibwe’s PhD Defense scheduled for Thursday 8th April 2021. See below details of the defensePhD Candidate: Stephen Tukwasibwe, (BBLT, MSc)Title: Role of Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors and Human Leukocyte Antigens in Transmission and Severity of Malaria in Uganda Date: Thursday 8th April 2021Time: 5:00PM – 8.00PM EATVenue: Online and MakCHS College Conference Room Join Zoom Meetinghttps:// Read More

Dissemination Workshop: Surveillance COVID-19 Mobile Application - 30th March2021

The Government of Uganda through the Makerere University Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF) funded a study titled – “Mobile Application for COVID-19 Epidemiological Surveillance, Case and Contact Tracking”. The study has been successfully completed and this is to invite you to a virtual dissemination workshop scheduled for Today Tuesday 30th March 2021, Starting at 4:00 pm   Meeting ID: 980 5199 1143Passcode: 274422

COVPRES DISSEMINATION WORKSHOP - Tuesday 30th March 2021

The Government of Uganda through the Makerere University Research and Innovation Fund (Mak-RIF) funded a study titled – “COVID-19: Evidence for Low and Middle-Income Countries”.The study has been successfully completed and this is to invite you to a virtual dissemination workshop scheduled for Today Tuesday 30th March 2021, Starting at 2:00 pm Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/98425700989?pwd=UlJyYnhyYnUxZkNNR2lGR2xlTFAyUT09Meeting ID: 984 2570 0989Passcode: 745655Guest Speaker:  Col. Dr. Henry Kyobe Bbosa, Incident Commander, Read More

Mak Staff Vaccination for COVID-19 Kicks Off

Makerere University through the University Hospital has today March 26, 2021, rolled out vaccination of its staff. This is also in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA and World Health Organization -WHO, starting with staff from the College of Health Sciences and administrative units at the University Hospital. The exercise is deemed to occur between 9:00 AM and 03:00 PM. Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, the Vice-Chancellor of Makerere University, upon receiving his jab, urged all staff to get the vaccination and affirmed its safety. More on this: Read More

Mak Launches Homegrown COVID-19 Rapid Antibody Test Kits

On Wednesday March 17th, 2021 saw Makerere University’s Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology, College of Health Sciences (CHS) launch the homegrown COVID-19 Rapid Antibody Test Kits. The COVID-19 Rapid Antibody Test Kits developed domestically aim to address challenges related to affordability/cost using imported items, promote research and innovation in the medical/health field and Makerere University in general. This project was spearheaded by Dr. Misaki Wayengera, Director Biomedical Research at the Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology, College of Health Sciences, Read More

Request for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services to Develop Communication and Visibility Plan for Africa One Health University Network (AFROHUN)

Africa One Health University Network (AFROHUN) is an international network of public health, veterinary medicine, pathobiology, environmental sciences, medicine and global health institutions of higher education. AFROHUN is located in 18 universities in 9 countries in Africa. The Universities are: Universite des Montagnes, The University of Ngaoundéré and University of Buea (Cameroon), University Félix HOUPHOET BOIGNY {UFHB} (Côte D’Ivoire), University of Lubumbashi and University of Kinshasa (DRC), Jimma University, Addis Ababa University and Mekelle University (Ethiopia), Moi University and Read More

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

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