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Research Fellow Adverts

The Global Initiative for Neuro-psychiatric Genetics Education in Research (GINGER) is announcing an open call for Research Fellows interested in pursuing independent research in the field of Neuro-psychiatric genetics This program is a collaboration between Addis Ababa University, Makerere University, the University of Cape Town, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, with support from the National Institute of Mental Health. For more details, please follow the link below https://ginger.sph. Read More

Call for Applications: Faculty Research Training under the HEPI Program

Applications are invited from faculty at Makerere University College of Health Sciences to undertake training in research. Limited research funding will be available for research focusing on community-based clinical, operational, education, epidemiological or biomedical research in communicable diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, etc.) or non-communicable diseases of importance to Uganda. Priority will be given to faculty with limited research skills with a goal of addressing barriers to research productivity at the college. Up to 10 applicants will be selected and they will Read More

Call for Applications: Undergraduate Research Training/Mentorship under the HEPI Program

Applications are invited from undergraduate students interested in conducting research and learning the research process. The selected applicants will undergo a brief didactic training in research that will culminate in research projects of 2-6 months duration. Research projects shall be conducted in multidisciplinary teams with support of a mentor. Students shall formulate their own research teams and identify a suitable mentor who will oversee the research process. Community-based research projects either epidemiological, clinical or biomedical with/without a laboratory component shall be Read More

PhD Defense | Influence of Helicobacter pylori infection during pregnancy on the pregnancy anemia intervention package in Uganda: A study at Kawempe Health Centre, Kampala District

The Dean of the School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences kindly requests you to save the date of   Friday 10th January 2020 for Rhona K. Baingana's PhD Defence. See below the details of the defense: Title: Influence of Helicobacter pylori infection during pregnancy on the pregnancy anemia intervention package in Uganda: A study at Kawempe Health Centre, Kampala District PhD Candidate: Rhona K. Baingana Date: Friday 10th January, 2020 Time: 9.00 am – 12.00 noon Read More

Cytoflex Flow Cytometer Now Available at the Immunology Laboratory, MakCHS

The Immunology Laboratory under the Department of Immunology and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences is now equipped with a Cytoflex LX flow cytometer having a 5 laser system measuring up to 19 different parameters simultaneously. The machine has advanced sensitivity and resolution, can detect nanoparticles smaller than 200nm. In just a single turn, the plate loader option is available. Electronic records management is advanced displaying up to 500,000 events and storing up Read More

Call for Abstracts: Joint Annual Health Professions Education Scientific Conference

Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) in conjunction with the East African Health Professions Educators Association(EAHPEA) are organizing a Joint Annual Health Professions Education Scientific Conference. Dates: 22nd and 23rd May 2020 Venue: Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda Theme: TRANSFORMING HEALTH PROFESSIONS’ EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE Subthemes:Competency Based EducationInter-Professional EducationAssessmentSimulationClinical trainingCommunity-Based Read More

AHEAD Training of trainers in Birmingham, UK

The AHEAD train the trainers workshop took place between 21st and 24th of May 2019 in Birmingham, United Kingdom and was hosted by Birmingham City University. The aim of the joint training event was to ensure the transferability and multiplication of the AHEAD open educational recourses (OERs) by preparing faculty members and researches from the PC universities to teach and/or train in the area of innovation management and inclusive innovations, as well as entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship education. Around 35 representatives from the AHEAD partnership participated in the Read More

MakCHS is part of the African Higher Education Leadership in Advancing Inclusive Innovation for Development

The AHEAD project (African Higher Education Leadership in Advancing Inclusive Innovation for Development) is a three-year Capacity Building project, that started in October 15, 2017 and will end on October 14, 2020. The project seeks to initiate a long-term partnership to mobilize European Union expertise in support of building capacities of Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan universities to lead and manage innovation that best fits their countries’ inclusive and sustainable development needs. The project consortium consists of 15 organizations, including 10 Universities of which Makerere Read More

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO HOST 3RD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS, 2021

The Health Systems Global (HSG) Supporting and Strengthening The Role of Community Health Workers in Health System Development Thematic Working Group is calling for expressions of interest for organizing and hosting the 3rd International Symposium on Community Health Workers (CHWs) to be held in 2021. The initial symposium, hosted by Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda and Nottingham Trent University, UK and held in Kampala, Uganda in February 2017, was the first of its kind. The theme of this symposium was ‘Contribution of Community Health Workers in Read More

PhD Defence | Innate Immune System Recovery After Long-term Antiretroviral therapy in an African Cohort

PhD Candidate: Rose Nabatanzi Topic: Innate Immune System Recovery After Long-term Antiretroviral therapy in an African CohortDate: Thursday, November 28th, 2019Venue: Infectious Diseases Institute (Mulago) MakCHS training rooms 1 and 2Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 NoonSupervisors:1. Damalie Nakanjako (MBchB, MMED, PhD)Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences2. Stephen Cose, PhDHonorary Senior Lecturer, Makerere University College of Health SciencesSenior Immunologist, Medical Research Read More

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