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Virtual Research Dissemination - ​Owning our future through community engagement: ​enhancing uptake of COVID-19 prevention and mitigation measures

The research team that conducted the study, ‘Owning our future through community engagement: enhancing uptake of COVID-19 prevention and mitigation measures, led by Prof. Nelson Sewankambo, is pleased to invite you for an online dissemination which will take place on August 3 2021 from 9:00-11:00 AM. The dissemination is organized under the auspices of the Makerere University Research and Innovations Fund (MAKRIF). This study assessed the prevailing attitudes and perceptions towards COVID-19 mitigation measures and community response to new social norms imposed by the emergency response. Read More

PhD Defence | Evaluating Initiatives to support evidence-informed Health System Policy-Making in Cameroon and Uganda

The Dean of the School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of Dr. Pierre Ongolo Zogo's PhD Defense scheduled for Wednesday, July 21st, 2021. See below the details of the defense:PhD Candidate: Dr. Pierre Ongolo ZogoTopic: Evaluating Initiatives to support evidence-informed Health System Policy-Making in Cameroon and Uganda.Date: Wednesday, July 21st, 2021Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 NoonVenue: Online and MakCHS College Conference RoomJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/99988006157?pwd= Read More

MakCHS Annual Report 2020

It is my pleasure to present to you the report of the Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), for the year 2020. This report highlights broad activities of the College in our key mandates of teaching, research and service delivery.I congratulate you for completing 2020 as winners, despite all the challenges that came with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. MakCHS faculty rose up to take the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to grow, innovate and serve humanity by taking leading roles in the national response to COVID-19 pandemic. My special thanks go to all Read More

PhD Defence | Rapid Response Mechanisms to support policymaking in Uganda

The Dean of the School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences kindly requests you to save the date of  Friday, July 30th, 2021 Dr. Rhona Mijumbi-Deve's PhD Defense. See below the details of the defense: PhD Candidate: Dr. Rhona Mijumbi-Deve Topic: Rapid Response Mechanisms to support policymaking in UgandaDate: Friday, July 30th, 2021Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 NoonVenue: Online and MakCHS College Conference RoomJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/91346871658?pwd=endrYmRXN3lma0JNTGFDYTE3NE1HQT09Meeting ID: 913 4687 Read More

INVITATION TO HOME BASED CARE FOR COVID-19 IN UGANDA SEMINAR SERIES

Hello and welcome to the second part of our home based care for COVID-19 in Uganda seminar series.The seminar is hosted by the Department of Health Policy, Planning and Management at the School of Public Health here at Makerere University.This virtual seminar provides an opportunity to medical and public health experts as well as members of the public to share tips on home-based care for COVID-19.In this session, we are pleased to inform you that we shall have the following speakers as per the poster below;Dr. Pauline Byakika, (MakCHS) SpeakerDr. Bruce Kirenga, (Director Lung Institute, Read More

Invitation to the Research Technical Assistance Centre (RTAC) - ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Webinar 3 on Friday July 16, 2021 at 4:00pm EAT

Greetings from the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) www.rablab.org and we hope that you are all keeping safe and healthy. Once again, our heartfelt condolences to all who have lost their dear ones in the recent past, may God continue to comfort all of us and rest all souls departed in eternal peace we pray-Amen.Kindly Register and Join us for the RTAC – RAN Webinar 3 scheduled on Friday July 16th, 2021 starting at 4:00pm EAT. This Webinar engagement will be guided by the Theme: Implementing Development Research in Africa: A Case of ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) Read More

Webinar: Managing CKD Aneamia at Predialysis Stage (Role of Primary Physician)

You are invited to participate in our upcoming webinarTitle: Managing  Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Aneamia at Predialysis Stage (Role of Primary Physician)Date: Thursday 8th July 2021Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pmSpeaker: Dr. Robert Kalyesubula, Chair Department of Physiology, Registration link: https://bit.ly/3vYEi2gDiabetes and Hypertension are the leading cause of CKD. The prevalence of CKD anemia increases with the progression of CKD to advanced stages, ranging from 40% in Stage 3 to 70% in Stage 5 . Furthermore, long-standing untreated anemia Read More

World Health Summit - Virtual Attendance

Please Join the World Health Summit Sessions Virtually. Follow the link below to access the program and the Zoom Links http://regionalmeetinguganda.com/program-1/ Please click on the session timetable to get details on how to join the session

PhD Defence | Effect of preoperative bicarbonate infusion on maternal and perinatal outcomes of obstructed labour: a randomised controlled trial

The Dean School of Medicine, Makerere University College of Health Sciences invites you to be part of  Milton W. Musaba ’s PhD Defense scheduled for Wednesday 7th July 20211. See below details of the defensePhD Candidate: Milton W. MusabaTitle: Effect of preoperative bicarbonate infusion on maternal and perinatal outcomes of obstructed labour: a randomised controlled trialDate: Wednesday 7th July 2021Time: 10:00 amVenue: Online and MakCHS College Conference RoomJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/95854905551?pwd= Read More

Call for Applications: MakNCD Non-Degree Research Support

The Makerere University Non-Communicable Disease (MAK-NCD) Research Training Program, funded by the United States National Institute of Health-Fogarty international centre is a collaboration between Makerere University College of Health Sciences and Johns Hopkins University. The overall goal of this training program is to develop a comprehensive mentored research-training program in Uganda that will build local capacity to address the challenges of NCD control and management and promote the use of research findings to inform decision-making and policy.This call for applications is targeting Read More

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