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Dissemination of Research Findings | Comparative assessment of a low-cost anterior segment loupe (Arclight) amongst Clinical Officers in Uganda

We are pleased to inform you to a virtual research Dissemination Seminar to discuss findings from the study titled; “Comparative assessment of a low-cost anterior segment loupe (Arclight) amongst Clinical Officers in Uganda,” which will take place on Friday 30th September 2022 from 1:00PM – 2:00PM EAT.The study, jointly funded by the Government of Uganda through Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund and the University of St. Andrews was conducted in March 2022 among 23 Clinical Read More

Makerere Medical Journal | Golden Jubilee Edition - Download

It’s with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Golden Jubilee edition of this phenomenal journal. Yes, The Makerere Medical Journal marks 50 years of publication with this year’s edition and all this has been made possible by theendless efforts and contributions of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences Staff and students because without your research submissions and financial support, the journal wouldn’t have made it this far. To you reading this, thank you for contributing to the sustainability of this great project, year in and year out.Here’s a Read More

EVIDENCE TO ACTION 22: Evidence Synthesis Training

The Makerere University College of Health Sciences presents A FREE 2-DAY INTRODUCTORY COURSE TO EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS:  SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS, GAP MAPS, & EVIDENCE BRIEFS 4 POLICY on the 26th & 27th of September 2022 in commemoration of the Mak@100 celebrations. We are delighted to share the activity's program with you and look forward to hosting you.

UJMT LAUNCH 2023 Call for Applications

The UJMT Consortium comprises UNC-Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Tulane University and their affiliated international academic research institutions.The UJMT LAUNCH Program is beginning its 11th year and has funded 245 fellowship opportunities since 2012. (80 US doctoral, 93 US postdoctoral, 72 from host country)This opportunity supports mentored research training in global health for eligible doctoral and postdoctoral candidates. Successful applicants spend 12 months abroad at one of 30 affiliated institutions, where Read More


Students pursuing master’s programs at Makerere University College of Health Sciences are invited to apply for a supplementary grant to enable them to successfully complete a high-quality thesis resulting in the completion of their Masters Program and publication of their dissertation in a peer-reviewed journal. ONLY research projects focusing on Malaria will be considered. More details are in the attachment.

APPLICATIONS OPEN: 2023-2024 GloCal Health Fellowship

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2023-2024 GLOCAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIPS!Application Deadline: NOVEMBER 1, 2022The GLOCAL HEALTH FELLOWSHIP [1] is a 12-month, mentored research fellowship for investigators interested in studying diseases and conditions in developing countries. A career development fellowship sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) FOGARTY INTERNATIONAL CENTER [2] (FIC), this program supports awarded fellows from all 10 UC campuses as well as 20 affiliated LMIC sites across 17 countries.THE FELLOWSHIP IS DESIGNED FOR:  · US doctoral students (PhD, DrPH, etc.) and Read More

Free Virtual Course: Introduction to Gene Therapy for Educators

This free course will equip participants with the necessary knowledge, attitude, and skills to educate students on the advances in clinical gene therapy. The course is being offered by ASGCT in collaboration with Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences as part of ASGCT’s initiative to provide training opportunities that will increase awareness of the state of the gene therapy field in low-income countries.Applications to register will be accepted through September 16.Please use the link below and attachment for more information Read More

Laser Focused | Effectively Managing USAID Grants

Join us on September 14 @ 9AM EDT for a panel on Effectively Managing USAID Grants, which builds on the previous LASER Focused event on Applying for USAID Grants. Panelists from USAID, Purdue University, and Catholic Relief Services will share experiences managing USAID funding, common challenges, and best practices in implementing grants from USAID. Learn more about how to more effectively manage your USAID funding post-award. RSVP and make sure to add the event to your calendar!Visit the LASER PULSE website to read more about the event and panelists.

Call for Applications: Masters Support Fellowship

Applications are invited for the HEPI-SHSSU Masters fellowship programme support from postgraduate students of:Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS)Kabale University School of MedicineClarke International UniversityFaculty of Health Sciences, Busitema UniversityThe programme will support graduates in their final year of training leading to the award of a Masters degree on any of the Master’s graduate training programs at the stated University for a maximum of 19 successful candidates.The closing date for the receipt of applications is 30th  Read More

Call for Applications: Faculty Research Training

Applications are invited from faculty at Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kabale School of Medicine, and Clarke International University to undertake training in research.Limited research funding will be available for research focusing on community-based, clinical, operational, health professions education, epidemiological, biomedical, and research in Communicable Diseases (e.g. HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, etc.) or non-communicable diseases of importance to Uganda.Up to 15 applicants will be selected and they will undergo a brief (2 days Read More