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UPTODATE TRAINING FOR FACULTY AND STUDENTS

The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School has provided MakCHS with free access to the UpToDate database. The department will send representatives to conduct a preliminary training on the how the tool works, and share more information about it.This is to invite all Faculty, students and researchers to come and attend a 1-hour training on the 14th August 2019 from 1-2PM. The venue will be the Computer Lab in Albert Cook Library. Students will attend on 15th and 16th August, same time, same venue.Details:Through the Better Evidence Program, all medical students Read More

Freshers Orientation 2019

Find attached this year's freshers orientation week program. You're welcome to participate.

Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP) Training Thursday 26th - Friday 27th September 2019

This is to kindly remind you that Makerere University College of Health Sciences within its Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) is organizing a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course  on Thursday 26th - Friday 27th September 2019. This GCP course is a full time two-day face to face training with certification on successful completion, and acknowledged by the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST). A basic understanding of GCP is a pre-requisite as well as current and or past involvement in Read More

Paediatric Epilepsy Training 1 (PET 1)

Organized by ILAEA. See attached flier for details

4th African Epilepsy Congress

This is a joint regional congress of the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy. See https://www.epilepsycongress.org/aec/ and the attached flier for details.

4th African Epilepsy Congress

This is a joint regional congress of the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy. See https://www.epilepsycongress.org/aec/ and the attached flier for details.

World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2020

Hosted by Uganda’s Makerere University, the 2020 World Health Summit Regional Meeting will be the first in Africa. Join the international leaders and experts coming together to address the biggest challenges in global health — in the region and around the world. Follow details at https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/regional-meeting/2020-uganda.html

Call for HEPI PhD Fellowships: Deadline - July 19th, 2019

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 with a focus on any aspect of health professional education related to the educational mandate of their parent department or unit. The programme will support up to 4 years of training leading to the award of the Makerere University doctoral degree for a maximum of 2 Read More

Call for PhD Fellowships in Bioethics: Deadline - July 19th, 2019

Applications are invited for PhD fellowships in bioethics from Makerere University College of Health Sciences faculty and individuals who participate in the academic activities of the college who are interested and committed to becoming bioethics scholars. Successful applicants should be willing to become bioethics scholars as they work within the structured and mentored training programme with a focus on any aspect of international bioethics research related to Health Sciences. Funding will be available to support up to 4 years of training leading to the award of the Makerere University Read More

Day of Lung Science June 2019

You are kindly invited to attend the Day of Lung Science session scheduled for Tuesday 18th June 2019, 3:00pm in the College Conference Room, Level 2, Clinical Research Building. Below are the presentation details; Topic: Digital Technology Monitoring of Adherence to Tuberculosis Treatment Among Patients in Uganda: A Pilot Feasibility Study Summary: Non-adherence to prescribed treatment remains an obstacle to TB control worldwide. Directly Observed Therapy (DOT) is the standard of care for ensuring adherence, however its implementation remains difficult in resource-limited settings. Read More

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