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Interactive Digital Launch of the Centre for Excellence for Sustainable Health

Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Makerere University in Uganda have jointly established the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health. The aim of the Centre is to develop capacity and mobilise actions to drive the agenda for sustainable health. The interactive digital launch of the centre will be held on the 16th of September, 2021! Kindly receive and publicise this information on the launch of the Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Health -CESH on the various platforms and to staff. See details below; https://cesh.health/event/official-launch-of-the-centre-of-excellence-for Read More

PhD Defence | Drivers of repeat adolescent childbirths in Uganda: Quantitative and qualitative studies

The Dean, School of Medicine kindly requests you to save the date of Monday 23rd August 2021 at 9:00 am for Dr. Dinah Amongin’s PhD defense. See details below:PhD Candidate: Dr. Dinah AmonginTitle: Drivers of repeat adolescent childbirths in Uganda: Quantitative and qualitative studies.Date: Monday 23rd August 2021Time: 9:00am Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/96530332186?pwd=YzFJb3kydjVVUlhZWWQ5T1UvQmh2Zz09Meeting ID: 965 3033 2186Passcode: 733937Opponent: Dr Kristien MichielsenInternal examiners Dr. Allen Kabagenyi, School of Read More

Webinar on Effective Leadership by Prof. Francis Omaswa

The Health Professions Education and Training for Strengthening the Health System and Services in Uganda (HEPI-SHSSU) Project at Makerere University College of Health Sciences is organizing a webinar on "Effective Leadership".The webinar will be given by Prof. Francis Omaswa, a seasoned Clinician and Global leader on the  18th August - Wednesday starting at 12.00 pm - 1.00 pm via Zoom. Attached is the poster for this interesting webinar with more details.Below are the Zoom details. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/ Read More

PhD Defence | Immuno-Modulation of Host Susceptibility to HIV Infection in the Female Genital Tract: The Role of Microbiota

The Dean of the School of Biomedical Sciences, Makerere University College of Health Sciences  invites you to be part of Bayigga Lois's PhD Defense scheduled for Wednesday 4th August 2021. See below the details of the defense:PhD Candidate: Bayigga LoisTopic: Immuno-Modulation of Host Susceptibility to HIV Infection in the Female Genital Tract: The Role of MicrobiotaDate: Wednesday 4th August 2021Time: 9:00 am Venue: Online and College Conference Room 2nd Floor Clinical Research BuildingJoin the Defense:  https://zoom. Read More

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

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