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MakCHS based startup “Matica” shines at the African Science Week Exhibition in Luweero – Uganda

In 2017, the then four Biomedical Engineering students including Mugaga Julius, Brian Matovu, Lydia Akino and Solomon Oshabaheebwa started a journey to revolutionize mathematics teaching and learning in the developing world through their Matica card game. With 46 cards bearing mathematics operations and figures to form a full deck, matica allows players from primary four onwards to perform mathematical processes and operations just by playing hence increasing on their academic time beyond class. Mental work drives the game and competitiveness motivates the players. Later on the group Read More

Gilead Masters in Medicine Research Fund Opportunity at IDI

Since 1987, Gilead Sciences has worked to discover, develop and commercialize medications to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases in areas of unmet medical need.  Established in 2005, the Gilead Foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve access to healthcare for people worldwide, through targeted programs in education for healthcare professionals and community outreach. The Gilead Masters in Medicine Scholarship Program at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) at the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University was designed to Read More

Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course: 13th - 17th January 2020

Makerere University College of Health Sciences in partnership with AGNF Germany and the European Resuscitation Council, with Support from Hospital Partnerships, is organizing training of the Advanced Life Support course, ALS that will offer internationally recognized certification. Please attached a flyer for details on how to apply Dr Kavuma Peter MBChB, MBA, EMMO-EMS Fellow, M.Med EM (resident) +256773935095

LAUNCHED: The Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge. DEADLINE | December 15 2019

‘Up to $350,000 in Grant Funding available’Excitingly, on Wednesday October 16, 2019, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) and the Scaling Off Grid Energy (SOGE) Consortium launched the Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge! The Household Solar Workforce Development Challenge was launched at the Unlocking Solar Capital Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal. SOGE is a global partnership founded by USAID, Power Africa, the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), the African Development Bank, and the independent Read More

Invitation to the MakCHS 15th JASH, UNACOH 27th, WHO 17th Mathew Lukwiya and UMA Grand Doctors Conference 2019

Every year, the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) together with partners organizes a 3-days Joint Annual Scientific Health (JASH) conference, where, Doctors, and Health/Medical Researchers from Makerere University, other Universities / Health Institutions present and discuss their work to an audience of Health Scientists from within and outside Uganda. Get more details at http://chs.mak.ac.ug/jash2019

Invitation to Exhibit at the MakCHS and UMA Grand Doctors Conference 2019. DATES 06th - 08th November 2019

Every year, the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) together with partners organizes a 3-days Joint Annual Scientific Health (JASH) conference, where, Doctors, and Health/Medical Researchers from Makerere University, other Universities / Health Institutions present and discuss their work to an audience of Health Scientists from within and outside Uganda.  This year’s conference is being organized by 4 key partners:·   Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) - 15th JASH Conference.·   Uganda Medical Read More

1st Annual Makerere University College of Health Sciences Students - Alumni Convention: 1st November 2019

Makerere University College of Health Sciences Students Association (MAKCHSA) which is the general students’ body for all the college students both undergraduate and graduate, doing medicine and surgery, Pharmacy, Optometry, Radiology, Dental Surgery, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Cytotechnology, speech and language therapy, environmental sciences and post graduate programs is organizing the 1st ever college open day and alumni convention.The event is being organized under the theme promoting undergraduate research and innovations and integrating technology in health Read More

DR. GEETHA BANSAL'S VISIT AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Dr. Geetha Bansal is the program officer responsible for Fogarty’s HIV Research Training Program. Bansal, has worked in the Division of AIDS Research at NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, she was also the associate dean for research and associate professor at Tulane University. AGENDA Meeting with trainees from D43 HIV projects Meeting with PIs and co-PIs Tour around MaKCHS A talk on opportunities through the FIC All D43 fellows and researchers are invited For details, refer to the attached flier.

ADRD Faculty Research Programme Support Available

Attached please find the advert for the ADRD Faculty Research to be supported by HEPI-SHSSU.

ADRD Masters Research Programme Support Available

Attached please find the advert for the Masters Research to be supported by HEPI-SHSSU.

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