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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

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS | Implementation Science Training Program,

The Makerere University School of Medicine Implementation Science (MAK-ImS) Training program, funded by the United States National Institutes of Health-Fogarty International Center is a collaboration between Makerere University College of Health Sciences and University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in the USA. The overall goal of this training program is to: 1) provide training and mentoring in the field of implementation science to Ugandan scholars and 2) establish an ImS training site at Makerere University School of Medicine. This call for applications targets non-degree and graduate Read More

2019 Alliance for Global Health and Sciences Workshop

The school of biomedical sciences is organizing a two week workshop for Graduate Students on different themes in Basic Sciences. The workshop is organized in collaboration with the University of California ,Berkeley. It involves both wet laboratory workshops, DNA high throughput sequencing, epidemiology workshops. Attached is a poster with more details.

Call for Abstracts: AFrAbia Symposium on Addiction and Related Mental Health Disorders

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) with colloboration from Centre for Global Health and Social Responsibility, University of Minnesota and Africa and Middle East Congress on Addiction (AMECA) announce the call for abstracts for the Symposium on Addiction and Related Mental Health Disorders.The symposium intends to use neuroscience as potent tool to facilitate the integration of the Afro-Arab scientific communities in finding solutions to the regions common problems. Abstracts should be sent to sadiqyus@gmail.com NOT later than Read More

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